American Folklore, Legends, and Tall Tales for Readers Theatre

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Greenwood Publishing Group, Oct 30, 2008 - Education - 156 pages
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Tony Fredericks presents a collection of best loved stories in the popular readers theatre format to integrate with the United States history and language arts curriculum in the upper elementary and middle school grades. This collection of over 20 well-known and not-so-well-known tales will be invaluable to teachers in American schools as they do their usual units of study in American history and literature. Plays focus on entertaining folklore, tall tales, and legends to aid teachers in building fluency skills in their young readers. Included are tips for introducing and using Readers Theatre with students in grades 4-8.

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Contents

Getting Started with Readers Theatre
3
Performing Readers Theatre for an Audience
9
Folklore Legends and Tall Tales
15
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ANTHONY D. FREDERICKS has written many books for Teacher Ideas Press. He is Professor of Education, York College, York, Pennsylvania, and the author of more than 50 teacher resource books, as well as 20 award-winning children's books.

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