RE 5040 Fall 2011
Reply to Rachel
Mon Nov 28, 2011 19:16 (XFF:

I use reader's theater in my classroom frequently. For the research project, it was small group and easier to do. However, I also use it during Teacher Directed Reading. This is also a script I got from Waltke's Web for Second Grade. They have it for all grades. With whole group, I divided the class into 2-3 smaller groups and they go to their instructed group. Students practice in their small groups. After practicing, students then perform their play. One group performs and the other group or 2 groups are the audience. Then the next group performs and so on.

  • Reading Fluency - Rachel Hicks, Sun Nov 27 18:23
    I am glad that you shared the fact that you had to tweak your research question. I think you all did a great job with implementing so many different types of reading strategies. How often did your... more
    • Reply to Rachel - beasleycm, Mon Nov 28 19:16
      • Re: Reply to Rachel - crousejs, Thu Dec 1 22:47
        I went to the website that you mentioned because I knew that I needed to incorporate Readerís Theatre in my lesson plans more frequently so that I could help build their fluency and now that I... more
    • Reply to Rachel - atkinssh, Mon Nov 28 18:41
      My students in 1st through 3rd grade changed books each day. There were 2 reading trials implemented with each book. My fifth graders read 2 different poems each day, but with two trials for each... more
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RE 5040 Fall 2011