is an exciting Reader's Theater script
that explores life science concepts such as horticulture, interdependence, plant competition for resources, and more through a fun and interactive drama.
A strange plant threatens to take out the entire collection of special flowers and trees, as well as the plants and animals that rely on them. Can an eccentric weed specialist help? Play a part in this exciting adventure to see if Billy and his friends find a way to save the Historical Gardens.Increase fluency, comprehension, and content literacy in life science
as readers explore plants and gardening in this five-act Reader's Theater script
- differentiated roles with various reading levels to ensure that all readers have the opportunity to succeed
- a list of Tips for Performing Reader's Theater, adapted from Aaron Shepard, that helps performers develop good stage presence, interact cooperatively with peers, and talk with feeling and meaning
- a glossary to deepen vocabulary
- an accompanying poem and song