Readers Theatre for Beginning Readers by Suzanne I. Barchers

Readers Theatre for Beginning Readers

Written by Suzanne I. Barchers
Illustrated by
Part of the Readers Theatre Series


Readers Theatre for Beginning Readers by Suzanne I. Barchers

Build reading skills with these readers theatre scripts of charming folktales and fables from around the world. Each of the 20 reproducible scripts has been evaluated using the Flesch-Kincaid Readability Scale and grouped into first, second, or third grade readability levels. The author includes specific suggestions for presentation, props, and delivery, plus a book list of related illustrated books. Sample Tales: Jack and the Beanstalk (English) The Lion and the Mouse (Greek) The Old Woman and Her Pig (English) The Three Billy Goats Gruff (Scandinavian) The Tortoise and the Hare (Greek) Baba Yaga (Russian) Little Red Riding Hood (German) The Ugly Duckling (Danish).

About the Author

Suzanne I. Barchers, EdD, is the author of two college textbooks, over 20 readers theatre and teacher resource books, and more than 100 educational books for children. She is past president of the Association of Educational Publishers and serves on the PBS Kids Next Generation Advisory Board. Barchers has served as a public school teacher, affiliate faculty for the University of Colorado-Denver, acquisitions editor for Teacher Ideas Press, editor and chief of Leapfrog, and managing editor at Weekly Reader. Barchers writes and consults from her home.

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97 pages


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Libraries Unlimited Inc an imprint of ABC-CLIO

Publication date

15th March 1993



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