Getting Ready to Read with Readers Theatre

Overview

Getting Ready to Read with Readers Theatre contains fifty, reproducible scripts to entice the preschool and kindergarten group into beginning to read. These patterned scripts based on nursery rhymes, poetry and other fun things to read are grouped into traditional preschool and kindergarten curricular groupings. Reading level based on the Flesch-Kincaid scale will be 0.0. Kids will learn to read by hearing and repeating and seeing the patterns. The authors will include information about props, staging and how to ...

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Overview

Getting Ready to Read with Readers Theatre contains fifty, reproducible scripts to entice the preschool and kindergarten group into beginning to read. These patterned scripts based on nursery rhymes, poetry and other fun things to read are grouped into traditional preschool and kindergarten curricular groupings. Reading level based on the Flesch-Kincaid scale will be 0.0. Kids will learn to read by hearing and repeating and seeing the patterns. The authors will include information about props, staging and how to introduce the concept of reading together to these very young children.

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Editorial Reviews

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"This is a great resource and would be a welcome addition to any elementary school library and a worthwhile read to any teacher working with beginning readers."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781591585015
  • Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
  • Publication date: 4/30/2007
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

SUZANNE I. BARCHERS Ed.D., has written fifty books, ranging from college textbooks to children's books. (See books and other readers theatre scripts at storycart.com.) Currently the Editor in Chief and Vice President of Leapfrog, she has served as a public school teacher, an affiliate faculty for the University of Colorado, Denver, an acquisitions editor for Teacher Ideas Press, and Managing Editor at Weekly Reader. She also serves on the PBS Kids Media Advisory Board and is a past member of the board of directors for the Association of Educational Publishers (EdPress).

CHARLA R. PFEFFINGER received her bachelor of science degree in elementary education and her master's degree in reading from Illinois State University, Normal, Ill. Mrs. Pfeffinger was an educator in Illinois for twenty-two years before retiring. She has been a contributing author to Learning magazine, Storycart Press, and the author of A Teen's Book of Lists, Holiday Readers Theatre and Character Counts! Promoting Character Education: Readers Theatre.

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Table of Contents


Introduction     ix
The Alphabet, Counting, Colors, and Tim     1
A Was an Archer     5
Great A, Little a     7
Her Name Is Allie     9
1, 2, 3, 4, 5     13
The Ants Go Marching     15
I Saw Three Ships     18
One, Two, Buckle My Shoe     23
Ten Green Frogs     25
Three Blind Mice     28
Chalk on the Walk     30
Good Morning!     32
Animals     35
A Crow Is Black     39
I Had a Little Hen     41
The Little Green Frog     44
Little Robin Redbreast     47
One Funny Bunny     49
Six Little Ducks     51
Snip Snap Turtle     55
A Swarm of Bees in May     57
Three Young Rats     59
Two Little Blackbirds     61
Familiar Rhymes     63
Dance with Your Daddy     67
Hey Diddle Diddle     70
Jack Be Nimble     72
Little Boy Blue     74
Little Girl, Little Girl     76
Little Miss Muffet     78
Mary Had a Little Lamb     80
Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary     82
Miss Mary Mack     84
Miss Polly Had a Dolly     87
Rub a Dub Dub     89
Three Little Kittens     91
Family, Friends, Feelings, and Fun     93
I Have a Little Sister     95
There Are Smiles     97
There Was a Family     99
What Do You Do to Have Fun?     101
When You've Been Sad     104
Food Fun     107
Eating Green Peas     109
Do You Know the Muffin Man?     111
Old Mother Hubbard     113
Pease Porridge Hot     116
Music and Movement     119
As I Was Going Up the Hill     121
The Bear Went over the Mountain     124
Ding Dong Bell     127
Down by the Station     129
I Stand inside a Circle     132
If All the Seas Were One Sea     135
It's All Fun!     137
I've Been Working on the Railroad     139
The Swing     142
Index     145
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