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Ancient Civilizations Reader's Theater: Develop Reading Fluency and Text Comprehension Skills
     

Ancient Civilizations Reader's Theater: Develop Reading Fluency and Text Comprehension Skills

by Margaret Ph.D. Allen, Judy Rowell, Alaska Hults (Editor), Corbin Hillam (Illustrator), Amy Vangsgard (Illustrator)
 

Reader's Theater is an exciting way to help students improve reading fluency without being too time intensive for the teacher. It requires no props and no additional teaching skills on your part, and it is not difficult to manage. Reader's Theater promotes better reading comprehension because students who have learned to read a passage expressively also come to

Overview

Reader's Theater is an exciting way to help students improve reading fluency without being too time intensive for the teacher. It requires no props and no additional teaching skills on your part, and it is not difficult to manage. Reader's Theater promotes better reading comprehension because students who have learned to read a passage expressively also come to better understand its meaning.

Ancient Civilizations Reader's Theater provides hours of fluency practice that is grounded in the familiar format of ancient history. The scripts and activities in this resource address standards in reading, speaking, and listening while providing a fun environment for everyone involved. When students practice their lines, they read and reread the same passages. Under your direction, they gradually add more expression, read more smoothly and find any subtle meaning in the passages. Ancient Civilizations Reader's Theater also meets the goals of the No Child Left Behind Act through direct instruction in three of five key elements of reading instruction: reading fluency, text comprehension, and vocabulary development.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591980414
Publisher:
Creative Teaching Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/01/2004
Series:
Readers Theater Series
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.22(d)
Age Range:
8 - 10 Years

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