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The Great Depression

  • Age Range: 8-18
  • Grade: 3-5
  • Guided Reading Level: O-T
  • Interest Level: 3-12
  • Reading Level: 3.5
  • ISBN: 9781433305528
  • Language: English
  • Dewey: 372.66
  • Pages: 32
Description

Act out the story of Florence Owens, a migrant worker and widowed mother of seven during the Great Depression. A published photograph of Florence upset her, but she meets with the photographer to discuss her feelings and learns how important her image was in helping migrant workers during that time.

This leveled script allows teachers to implement differentiation and English language learner strategies into their instruction. Teachers can easily assign each role based on their students' reading levels, encouraging everyone to get involved in the same activity. Whether students are struggling or proficient readers, they will all gain confidence in their reading fluency and feel successful.

By performing together, students will also practice interacting cooperatively, reading aloud, and using expressive voices and gestures while storytelling. This script is a dynamic resource sure to engage a classroom of varied readers.

Retail Price: $7.99 /ea
School Library Price: $5.99/ea

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