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From the Page to the Stage: The Educator's Complete Guide to Readers Theatre

Shirlee Sloyer

Readers theatre is a powerful tool for building language skills and involving young readers with literature. Educator and seasoned readers-theatre coach Shirlee Sloyer provides teachers and librarians with nuts-and-bolts guidelines for integrating readers theatre into the classroom and library. Detailed instructions for every step guide readers through the process of setting up and conducting a successful program that is based on NCTE and IRA standards. Grades 4-8

Includes:
- An Overview of Readers Theatre
- Selecting the Literature
- Exploring Key Literary Elements
- Compiling and Adapting Material
- Classroom Procedures
- Preparing for Performance
- The Performance and Afterward
- A Model Program and Script
- 11 Classroom-Ready Sample Scripts

Book Details

  • Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
  • Publish Date: Apr 15th, 2003
  • Pages: 268
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 11.20in - 8.28in - 0.65in - 1.67lb
  • EAN: 9781563088971
  • Categories: Teaching - Subjects - Reading & PhonicsTeaching - Subjects - Arts & HumanitiesTheater - General

About the Author

Sloyer, Shirlee: -

SHIRLEE SLOYER is Associate Professor of Speech and Rhetorical Studies at Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York