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The Tragedy of King Lear

  • Age Range: 8-18
  • Grade: 4-8
  • Guided Reading Level: O-V
  • Interest Level: 3-12
  • Reading Level: 3.5
  • Item: 12274
  • ISBN: 9781433312748
  • Language: English
  • Dewey: 372.66
  • Pages: 32

In this Shakespearean tragedy, King Lear decides to divide up his kingdom amongst his daughters, commanding them to proclaim their love for him. He is fooled by Goneril and Regan's proclamations and so infuriated by Cordelia's inability to put her love into words that he banishes her. When he discovers that Goneril and Regan are treacherous and ungrateful and Cordelia is truly loyal, he is driven mad!

This leveled script allows teachers to easily implement differentiation and English language learner strategies and assign specific roles to accommodate multiple reading levels. Teachers can get all students involved and engaged in the same activity, whether they are struggling or proficient readers. Everyone can feel successful and improve their fluency through performance!

Students will also practice interacting cooperatively and using expressive voices and gestures. With a poem and song, this script is a dynamic resource that is sure to get all students participating and practicing fluency in a unique way.

Retail Price: $8.99
School Library Price: $6.99
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