Teedie: The Boy Who Would Be President

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  • Age Range: 5-11
  • Grade: 1-3
  • Lexile: 240L-400L
  • Guided Reading Level: E-R
  • Interest Level: K-5
  • Reading Level: 1.5
  • Item: 23513
  • ISBN: 9781493815135
  • Language: English
  • Dewey: 372.66
  • Pages: 24

As a young boy, Theodore Roosevelt, known as Teedie, was very sick. He had very bad asthma and the doctors didn't know how to treat it. Everyone expected Teedie to die young, but with hard work and determination, he overcame his sickness and became the President of the United States.

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.

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.