Against All Odds Readers Theatre for Grades 3-8 by Suzanne I. Barchers, Michael Ruscoe


Against All Odds Readers Theatre for Grades 3-8 by Suzanne I. Barchers, Michael Ruscoe

This book of readers theatre scripts for low-achieving middle grade readers is meant to inspire. Written at readability levels of grades 2 and 3, students who struggle with reading will enjoy learning about the lives of people both current (Bob Woodruff) and historical (Franklin Roosevelt) who are inspirational because of their perseverance and ability to overcome adversity in their daily lives. By reading, performing, and discussing these plays about people who possess the important character trait of perseverance, students will not only practice their oral reading skills, thus building the important skill of fluency, they will also build their own models for good character. Grades 3-8. Readability Levels: Grades 2-3.


This material, with its emphasis on movie stars and athletes, will find a place in classrooms as a welcome alternative to the regular curriculum. - School Library Journal

About the Author

SUZANNE I. BARCHERS has written 50 books. She is Editor in Chief and Vice President of Leapfrog. MICHAEL RUSCOE is an award-winning journalist, writer, editor, and teacher.

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264 pages


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Publication date

30th April 2008



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