Archive for December 2nd, 2009

Last week in York, PA I saw students involved in lots of reading at drama work stations. This is a station that has great potential to develop reading fluency and comprehension, since kids love to act out stories!

Teachers used readers’ theater from a variety of sources, including their core program (Harcourt) and www.readingatoz.com. The pictures below show the variety of ways drama stations were being used.

First graders use their core program books and retelling pieces to practice rereading familiar text at a drama station.

Kids in fifth grade read readers’ theater scripts from Lakeshore Learning.

Second graders read readers’ theater scripts and use puppets at a drama station.

Readers’ theater scripts from Harcourt are enjoyed by these 4th grade girls.

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