Work or Starve: Caption John Smith and the Jamestown Colony

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  • Grade: 3-5
  • Guided Reading Level: O-S
  • Item: 10544
  • ISBN: 9780743905442
  • Language: English

Act out the story of John Smith, a captain who saved the American colonists with the help of Pocahontas and her father, Powhatan. This script includes six roles that are written at varying reading levels, supporting differentiation and English language learner strategies. Teachers can assign roles to students based on their individual reading levels to get all students involved and engaged in an activity.

All students will gain confidence and feel successful while building fluency, regardless of their current reading ability. Through performing this story together, students will practice interacting cooperatively, reading aloud, and using expressive voices and gestures. All the features in this dynamic, leveled script make it a great resource for an entire classroom of young readers.

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