Independence Trunk (Reader's Theater) (Paperback)

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Students will act out this fictional story of a boy named Danny who discovers a trunk that contains artifacts from the American Revolutionary War. By looking through historical items, Danny tries to solve the mystery of who fired the first shot in Lexington that started the Revolutionary War. Readers will take a glimpse into United States history while following along. This Reader's Theater script features roles written to match multiple reading levels. Teachers can assign specific roles to their readers based on each student's current reading level, allowing all students to get involved in the same activity and feel successful! Students will gain confidence in their reading fluency through performance, regardless of their current reading ability. While performing with others, students will practice performance, interacting cooperatively, reading aloud, and using expressive voices and gestures to better tell the story. These drama scripts for students are a great way to teach literacy and engage all learners!

About the Author

Stephanie Macceca, M.A.Ed., earned her B.A. in English and American Literature from the University of California, San Diego, and earned her M.A. in Education from Claremont University. She taught high school English, Spanish, and Media Studies at Claremont High School and currently teaches English at Valhalla High School where she serves as the English Department Chair. Stephanie has also been honored with several scholarly awards, including the Peter Lincoln Spencer Fellowship, the Paul Douglas Fellowship, and the Renaissance Teacher of the Year.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780743901871
ISBN-10: 0743901878
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
Publication Date: December 19th, 2005
Pages: 24
Language: English
Series: Reader's Theater