Building Fluency through Reader's Theater: Nursery Rhymes Kit

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  • Grade: PK-K
  • Guided Reading Level: A
  • Interest Level: PK-3
  • Item: 12577
  • ISBN: 9781433315770
  • Language: English
Description

Make nursery rhymes come to life with these lively, colorful scripts! These stories are based on classic nursery rhymes that children know and love. Young readers will enjoy building fluency through performance. This kit includes eight scripts with leveled roles written at multiple reading levels, making it easy to implement differentiation strategies. This feature allows teachers to assign roles to students in a way that best accommodates their individual reading levels. This encourages all students to participate and engage in the same activity, regardless of their current reading ability. All readers can gain confidence and feel successful!

By performing these stories together, students will practice important skills like interacting cooperatively, reading aloud, and using expressive voices and gestures. Each script also includes a poem and song to give children additional fluency practice. All of these scripts give students the tools they need to confidently practice repeating reading and performance, making it the perfect resource for a classroom of varied readers!

Building Fluency through Reader's Theater: Nursery Rhymes Kit includes:

  • 8 scripts, 6 copies each, 16-24 pages per book in print and digital formats
  • Teacher's Guide
  • Poems and songs in digital and transparency formats
  • Professionally recorded audio of scripts, songs, and poems

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Components

Series highlights include:

  • Books - 8 scripts, 6 copies each, 16-24 pages per book at different reading levels in print and digital formats
  • Teacher's Guide with easy-to-implement lesson plans and teaching strategies for each script
  • Accompanying songs and poems in print and transparency formats
  • Professionally recorded audio of scripts, songs, and poems to model fluent reading
Building Fluency through Reader's Theater: Nursery Rhymes Kit

Scripts

Each script features content-area and common literature-based texts with roles written at different reading levels to help all students participate in a proven reader's theater model. Students build fluency and oral language skills through authentic repeated readings of scripts.

RT Nursery Rhymes: Let's Eat 6-Pack with Audio

RT Nursery Rhymes: Let's Eat 6-Pack with Audio

Level:

$48.99

Grade: PK-K

Item Number: 13792


All readers can build fluency by acting out this leveled script! This story about Little Miss Muffet and Little Jack Horner includes six differentiated roles, allowing students at varying reading levels to all participate and feel successful.

RT Nursery Rhymes: The Stars 6-Pack with Audio

RT Nursery Rhymes: The Stars 6-Pack with Audio

Level:

$48.99

Grade: PK-K

Item Number: 13793


In this script, act out the story of children and stars who are mesmerized by each other! Differentiated roles allow teachers to accommodate a range of reading levels, so all students can feel successful while building fluency.

RT Nursery Rhymes: Lost Pets 6-Pack with Audio

RT Nursery Rhymes: Lost Pets 6-Pack with Audio

Level:

$48.99

Grade: PK-K

Item Number: 13794


Act out the story of two children looking for their lost pets in this script! Teachers can get all students involved by assigning leveled roles to specifically accommodate all reading levels, allowing everyone to feel successful and improve fluency.

RT Nursery Rhymes: The Parade 6-Pack with Audio

RT Nursery Rhymes: The Parade 6-Pack with Audio

Level:

$48.99

Grade: PK-K

Item Number: 13795


Engage all students by acting out this leveled script about a clumsy egg named Humpty Dumpty! Assign differentiated roles based on students' individual reading abilities, so all students can perform, build fluency, and feel successful!

RT Nursery Rhymes: Little Piggies 6-Pack with Audio

RT Nursery Rhymes: Little Piggies 6-Pack with Audio

Level:

$48.99

Grade: PK-K

Item Number: 13796


Act out the story of a family of pigs shopping at the market in this leveled script! Differentiated roles allow teachers to involve students of all reading levels in this activity, encouraging everyone to perform and confidently build fluency!

RK Nursery Rhymes: What Times Is It? 6-Pack with Audio

RK Nursery Rhymes: What Times Is It? 6-Pack with Audio

Level:

$48.99

Grade: PK-K

Item Number: 13797


Bring "Hickory Dickory Dock" and "Wee Willie Winkie" to life with this script that includes six differentiated roles, allowing teachers to accommodate different reading levels. All readers will feel confident and successful while building fluency!

RT Nursery Rhymes: Let's Eat 6-Pack with Audio

RT Nursery Rhymes: The Stars 6-Pack with Audio

RT Nursery Rhymes: Lost Pets 6-Pack with Audio

RT Nursery Rhymes: The Parade 6-Pack with Audio

RT Nursery Rhymes: Little Piggies 6-Pack with Audio

RK Nursery Rhymes: What Times Is It? 6-Pack with Audio

Level:

$48.99

Level:

$48.99

Level:

$48.99

Level:

$48.99

Level:

$48.99

Level:

$48.99

Item Number: 13792

Item Number: 13793

Item Number: 13794

Item Number: 13795

Item Number: 13796

Item Number: 13797

RT Nursery Rhymes: The Fiddlers 6-Pack with Audio

RT Nursery Rhymes: The Fiddlers 6-Pack with Audio

Level:

$48.99

Grade: PK-K

Item Number: 13798


Build fluency while acting out the story of Old King Cole and three silly animals who are fiddlers! Differentiated roles support readers of all levels, allowing teachers to get everyone involved, performing, building fluency, and feeling successful.

RT Nursery Rhymes: Ouch! 6-Pack with Audio

RT Nursery Rhymes: Ouch! 6-Pack with Audio

Level:

$48.99

Grade: PK-K

Item Number: 13799


In this leveled script, act out the story of Jack and Jill, making it come to life! Assign the six differentiated roles to students based on their current reading levels, allowing everyone to perform, build fluency, and feel successful.

RT Nursery Rhymes: The Fiddlers 6-Pack with Audio

RT Nursery Rhymes: Ouch! 6-Pack with Audio

Level:

$48.99

Level:

$48.99

Item Number: 13798

Item Number: 13799

Teacher's Guide

Easy-to-use, standards-based lesson plans incorporate strategies recommended by fluency expert Dr. Timothy Rasinski and focus on improving accuracy, automaticity, and oral expression. Lesson plans include additional focus on comprehension strategies, word work, and embedded literacy links to content-area topics.

Second language support activities, found throughout every lesson, provide the necessary support and scaffolding that teachers need to provide effective instruction to English language learners in the areas of reading, writing, listening, and speaking.

Teacher's Guide

Poems and Songs

Each multi-level script includes an original song and poem. Students perform these songs and poems at designated places within the reader's theater performances.

Audio Recordings

Professionally recorded scripts, poems, and songs promote choral reading and allow students to hear the rhythm and expression that define fluency.

Correlations to National, State, and Province Standards


AEP Distinguished Achievement Award Winner AEP Distinguished Achievement Award Winner


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