The Frog Who Became an Emperor (Reader's Theater) (Paperback)
A hardworking couple anxiously awaits the birth of their child, only to discover that he is a magical talking frog! Act out the story of this fantastic frog who saves China from an invading army and goes on to become the Emperor of China! This charming, leveled script includes six roles that are written at varying reading levels, supporting differentiation and English language learner strategies. Teachers can implement differentiation strategies into instruction to assign roles to students based on their individual reading levels. This helpful feature is an easy way for teachers to get all of their students involved and engaged in an activity. All students will gain confidence and feel successful while building fluency, regardless of their current reading ability. This script also features a song and poem relating to the story. Through performing this story together, students will practice valuable skills like interacting cooperatively, reading aloud, and using expressive voices and gestures. All the features in this dynamic, leveled script make it a great resource for an entire classroom of young readers.
Stephanie Herweck Paris has been in education for over 15 years. She has indulged her passion for education by spending time as an elementary classroom teacher, an elementary school computer and technology specialist, an educational activist, and an author of numerous resources for Shell Education and Teacher Created Materials.