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Readers’ Theater for Older Students

I know it’s vacation for a lot of my teacher-friends, so I’ll just set this here for you to explore when you’re ready. One of my go-to tools to take a class through a short story or dialogue-heavy chapter of a novel? Readers’ Theater!

Here are the details about how to run the show:

Click here for a copy of the plain-text version of Saki’s “The Storyteller” that I hand out to students:

Click here for a color-coded copy of the story that I used to illustrate the Readers’ Theater technique in today’s video:

Click here for more materials to teach the three types of irony and lead students through a literary analysis of Saki’s short story:

Have you used this technique in your classroom? What’s your favorite teaching tool or idea? Leave a reply below!

Classroom and curtain image credit: Pixabay, public domain

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