Without light and heat, how would you live? Take a journey back to the Paleolithic Era and experience the dangers and benefits of facing fire for the first time. Explore how the earliest people learned to harness energy in this Reader's Theater script that builds content-area literacy in physical and Earth sciences!
This cross-curricular script includes six roles that are written at varying reading levels, supporting differentiation and English language learner strategies. Teachers can implement these strategies to assign roles to students based on their individual reading levels. All students will gain confidence and feel successful while building fluency, regardless of their current reading ability.
Through performing this story together, students will practice valuable skills like interacting cooperatively, reading aloud, and using expressive voices and gestures. This script also features a song and poem relating to the story. All the features in this dynamic, leveled script make it a great resource for the classroom.