Building Fluency through Reader's Theater: World Myths Kit

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  • Grade: 2-4
  • Guided Reading Level: I-S
  • Interest Level: 2-8
  • Item: 12146
  • ISBN: 9781433311468
  • Language: English
Description

Learn all about world myths while building fluency by performing the stories in these colorful scripts! Each script includes six leveled roles written at multiple reading levels, making it easy to implement differentiation and English language learner strategies. This feature allows teachers to accommodate students' individual reading levels by assigning appropriately leveled roles. All students can participate and engage in the same activity, feeling confident and successful, regardless of their current reading ability!

By performing together, students will practice other important skills, including interacting cooperatively, reading aloud, and using expressive voices and gestures while storytelling. Each script also includes a poem and song to give children additional fluency practice. All of these colorful 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: World Myths Kit includes:

  • 8 scripts, 6 copies each, 24-32 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: World Myths 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 World Myths: The Trojan Horse (Greece) 6-Pack with Audio

RT World Myths: The Trojan Horse (Greece) 6-Pack with Audio

Level: 2.0-4.9

$47.99

Grade: 2-4

Item Number: 12752


Act out the story of the Trojan War and the Greeks' clever victory! This exciting reader includes differentiated roles, allowing teachers to accommodate different reading levels. All readers will feel confident and successful while building fluency.

RT World Myths: Anansi (West Africa) 6-Pack with Audio

RT World Myths: Anansi (West Africa) 6-Pack with Audio

Level: 2.0-4.9

$47.99

Grade: 2-4

Item Number: 12753


Build fluency by acting out this leveled script! This story about Anansi, a clever spider from West African folklore, includes six differentiated roles, allowing students at varying reading levels to all participate and feel successful.

RT World Myths: The Frog Who Became an Emperor (China) 6-Pack with Audio

RT World Myths: The Frog Who Became an Emperor (China) 6-Pack with Audio

Level: 2.0-4.9

$47.99

Grade: 2-4

Item Number: 12754


Act out the story of a magical talking frog who saves China and becomes the emperor! Differentiated roles allow teachers to involve students of all reading levels in this activity, encouraging everyone to perform and confidently build fluency!

RT World Myths: Popocatepetl and Izaccihuatl (Central America) 6-Pack with Audio

RT World Myths: Popocatepetl and Izaccihuatl (Central America) 6-Pack with Audio

Level: 2.0-4.9

$47.99

Grade: 2-4

Item Number: 12755


Act out this fateful love story of two ancient Aztecs, Popocatépetl and Iztaccíhuatl! Assign the six leveled roles in this script to students based on their current reading levels, allowing everyone to perform, build fluency, and feel successful.

RT World Myths: Vishnu (India) 6-Pack with Audio

RT World Myths: Vishnu (India) 6-Pack with Audio

Level: 2.0-4.9

$47.99

Grade: 2-4

Item Number: 12756


In this leveled script, act out the story of a Hindu god named Vishnu! Assign the six differentiated roles to students based on their current reading levels, allowing everyone to perform, build fluency, and feel successful.

RT World Myths: Romulus and Remus (Rome) 6-Pack with Audio

RT World Myths: Romulus and Remus (Rome) 6-Pack with Audio

Level: 2.0-4.9

$47.99

Grade: 2-4

Item Number: 12757


In this leveled script, act out the story of Romulus and Remus, the twins who founded Rome! Assign the six differentiated roles to students based on their current reading levels, allowing everyone to perform, build fluency, and feel successful.

RT World Myths: The Trojan Horse (Greece) 6-Pack with Audio

RT World Myths: Anansi (West Africa) 6-Pack with Audio

RT World Myths: The Frog Who Became an Emperor (China) 6-Pack ...

RT World Myths: Popocatepetl and Izaccihuatl (Central America)...

RT World Myths: Vishnu (India) 6-Pack with Audio

RT World Myths: Romulus and Remus (Rome) 6-Pack with Audio

Level: 2.0-4.9

$47.99

Level: 2.0-4.9

$47.99

Level: 2.0-4.9

$47.99

Level: 2.0-4.9

$47.99

Level: 2.0-4.9

$47.99

Level: 2.0-4.9

$47.99

Item Number: 12752

Item Number: 12753

Item Number: 12754

Item Number: 12755

Item Number: 12756

Item Number: 12757

RT World Myths: Atrahasis (Mesopotamia) 6-Pack with Audio

RT World Myths: Atrahasis (Mesopotamia) 6-Pack with Audio

Level: 2.0-4.9

$47.99

Grade: 2-4

Item Number: 12758


Act out this story about King Atrahasis and the boat he builds to save the creatures of Earth from a flood! Assign differentiated roles based on students' individual reading abilities, so all students can perform, build fluency, and feel successful!

RT World Myths: The Prince and the Sphinx (Egypt) 6-Pack with Audio

RT World Myths: The Prince and the Sphinx (Egypt) 6-Pack with Audio

Level: 2.0-4.9

$47.99

Grade: 2-4

Item Number: 12759


Act out the story of two Egyptian princes and see who will become the next ruler of Egypt! Differentiated roles allow teachers to involve students of all reading levels in this activity, encouraging everyone to perform and confidently build fluency!

RT World Myths: Atrahasis (Mesopotamia) 6-Pack with Audio

RT World Myths: The Prince and the Sphinx (Egypt) 6-Pack with ...

Level: 2.0-4.9

$47.99

Level: 2.0-4.9

$47.99

Item Number: 12758

Item Number: 12759

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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