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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 →

 
Cover: Turkey and Takeout: A Readers' Theater Script and Guide

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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STAR WARS Event Guide

The STAR WARS franchise appeals to ages 0—100! That means STAR WARS can be a great tool for building developing an interest in reading and building literacy skills. From compelling… View →

 
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Story Time with Signs and Rhymes Event Guide

Teach your infant or toddler to speak—before they can speak! Research shows that sign language is beneficial to many groups beyond hearing-impaired and deaf individuals. Signing is an exceptional communication tool for parents with infants and toddlers. And when started early, it… 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… View →