Tag Archives: Readers Theatre

Using Story Vines in the Classroom

TIPS FOR USING STORY VINES TO RETELL STORIES FROM STORY VINES AND READERS THEATRE GETTING STARTED by Marlene McKay Story vines are a way to make storytelling come alive—by putting fun into the telling, retelling, and oral sharing and presenting. Story vines enhance all the language skills we strive to develop in children: reading, writing, […]

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Neill Dixon to present at BCTELA

Readers Theatre for All Subjects P&M Press author Neill Dixon is speaking at the BCTELA Provincial Conference. Participants in Neill’s session, Readers Theatre for All Subjects, will have the opportunity to evaluate and create their own Readers Theatre scripts. For more information, please visit the BCTELA website at www.BCTELA.ca. Neill’s interactive session will fill up […]

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Readers Theatre: A Secondary Approach

Now Available For Grades 7–12 Readers Theatre: A Secondary Approach has been designed for busy middle-school and secondary teachers seeking another learning strategy in their classrooms. Teachers, faced with different styles of learning, will find activities and skills to give students a sense of accomplishment and improve their standards of oral expression, self-confidence, self-image, and […]

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Tips for Writing Readers Theatre Scripts

From Readers Theatre: A Secondary Approach by Neill Dixon In Readers Theatre: A Secondary Approach, author Neill Dixon urges teachers to get their students writing scripts. While ready-made scripts can be purchased, Neill suggests that teachers encourage their students to write their own scripts – either from scratch or by adapting the writings of others. […]

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