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Graphic Classics Teaching Tips and Activities

Introduce classic literature to young readers with the excitement of the graphic novel format. Comic book text is short, but that doesn’t mean students don’t learn a lot from it! Comic books and graphic novels can be used to teach reading processes and writing techniques as well as expand… View →

 
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Graphic Horror Teaching Tips and Activities

Introduce classic literature to young readers with the excitement of the graphic novel format. Graphic novels may be shorter on text, but that doesn’t mean they are short on learning! Graphic novels and comics can be used to teach reading processes and writing techniques as well as expand… View →

 
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Readers' Theater Set 1: How to Put on a Production of Farmyard Security

Theater is a fun, interactive way to help students improve their reading fluency and speaking skills. It also gives them a chance to work in groups and build their confidence. Farmyard Security presents an updated version of the well-known folktale, Chicken Little. The script can be used… View →

 
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Readers' Theater Set 1: How to Put on a Production of Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

Theater is a fun, interactive way to help students improve their reading fluency and speaking skills. It also gives them a chance to work in groups and build their confidence. Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow presents an updated version of a well-known fairy tale. The script can be used for… View →

 
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Readers' Theater Set 1: How to Put on a Production of Pricked Pinkies

Theater is a fun, interactive way to help students improve their reading fluency and speaking skills. It also gives them a chance to work in groups and build their confidence. Pricked Pinkies presents an updated version of a well-known fairy tale. The script can be used for traditional… View →

 
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Readers' Theater Set 1: How to Put on a Production of Snow White and the Seven Dorks

Theater is a fun, interactive way to help students improve their reading fluency and speaking skills. It also gives them a chance to work in groups and build their confidence. Snow White and the Seven Dorks presents an updated version of a well-known fairy tale. The script can be used for… View →

 
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Readers' Theater Set 1: How to Put on a Production of The Princedom of Pea

Theater is a fun, interactive way to help students improve their reading fluency and speaking skills. It also gives them a chance to work in groups and build their confidence. The Princedom of Pea presents an updated version of a well-known fairy tale. The script can be used for traditional… View →

 
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Readers' Theater Set 1: How to Put on a Production of The Princess and the Frog

Theater is a fun, interactive way to help students improve their reading fluency and speaking skills. It also gives them a chance to work in groups and build their confidence. The Princess and the Frog presents an updated version of a well-known fairy tale. The script can be used for… View →

 
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Readers' Theater Set 2: How to Put on a Production of Fettuccine and Four-Leaf Clovers

Theater is a fun, interactive way to help students improve their reading fluency and speaking skills. It also gives them a chance to work in groups and build their confidence. Fettuccine and Four-Leaf Clovers presents a fun take on a holiday. The script can be used for traditional Readers’… View →

 
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Readers' Theater Set 2: How to Put on a Production of Ghosts and Gummy Worms

Theater is a fun, interactive way to help students improve their reading fluency and speaking skills. It also gives them a chance to work in groups and build their confidence. Ghosts and Gummy Worms presents a fun take on a holiday. The script can be used for traditional Readers’ Theater… View →

 
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Readers' Theater Set 2: How to Put on a Production of Groundhogs and Guinea Pigs

Theater is a fun, interactive way to help students improve their reading fluency and speaking skills. It also gives them a chance to work in groups and build their confidence. Groundhogs and Guinea Pigs presents a fun take on a holiday. The script can be used for traditional Readers’… View →

 
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Readers' Theater Set 2: How to Put on a Production of Medals and Memorials

Theater is a fun, interactive way to help students improve their reading fluency and speaking skills. It also gives them a chance to work in groups and build their confidence. Medals and Memorials presents a fun take on a holiday. The script can be used for traditional Readers’ Theater… View →

 
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Readers' Theater Set 2: How to Put on a Production of Pickles and Parks

Theater is a fun, interactive way to help students improve their reading fluency and speaking skills. It also gives them a chance to work in groups and build their confidence. Pickles and Parks presents a fun take on a holiday. The script can be used for traditional Readers’ Theater… View →

 
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Readers' Theater Set 2: How to Put on a Production of Turkey and Takeout

Theater is a fun, interactive way to help students improve their reading fluency and speaking skills. It also gives them a chance to work in groups and build their confidence. Turkey and Takeout presents a fun take on a holiday. The script can be used for traditional Readers’ Theater… View →

 
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The Black Lagoon Teaching Tips and Activities

Children of all ages gravitate to the humor infused into Mike Thaler and Jared Lee’s Black Lagoon tales. Encourage reading and literacy practice with our companion guide—designed to engage interest through fun activities and favorite characters. View →

 
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The Negro Baseball Leagues Teaching Guide

Baseball is a huge part of American culture, and the Negro Baseball Leagues covers a dynamic time in American history. Engage sports enthusiasts by framing lessons on US history, social studies—including civil rights, integration & segregation, and racism—and more with this high-interest… View →