The Grasshopper and the Ants

The Grasshopper and the Ants

by Debra Housel
     
 

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Act out the story of a lazy grasshopper and some hard-working ants. The ants spend the summer gathering food to prepare for the winter. They warn the grasshopper to do the same, but he just laughs at them and plays music all summer long. When winter comes, the grasshopper has no food, but the ants are just fine! Will the grasshopper learn his lesson? This script

Overview

Act out the story of a lazy grasshopper and some hard-working ants. The ants spend the summer gathering food to prepare for the winter. They warn the grasshopper to do the same, but he just laughs at them and plays music all summer long. When winter comes, the grasshopper has no food, but the ants are just fine! Will the grasshopper learn his lesson? This script includes roles written at various reading levels, allowing teachers to implement differentiation and English language learner strategies into ther instruction. This feature allows teachers to assign each role based on their students' individual reading levels, encouraging everyone to get involved in the same activity. Whether students are struggling or proficient readers, they can all gain confidence in their reading fluency and feel successful. By performing together, students will also practice interacting cooperatively, reading aloud, and using expressive voices and gestures while storytelling. With an accompanying poem and song to give readers additional fluency practice, this script is a dynamic resource sure to engage a classroom of varied readers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781433302923
Publisher:
Teacher Created Materials
Publication date:
11/15/2008
Series:
Building Fluency Through Reader's Theater Series
Edition description:
Illustrate
Pages:
24
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range:
7 - 8 Years

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