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Readers theatre for middle school boys [electronic resource] : investigating the strange and mysterious / Ann N. Black ; illustrated by Cody Rust.

By: Black, Ann N.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Readers theatre series: Publisher: Westport, Conn : Teachers Idea Press, 2008Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 190 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780313363894 (electronic bk.); 0313363897 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Children's plays, American | Reader's theatre | DRAMA -- AmericanGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Readers theatre for middle school boys.DDC classification: 812/.6 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Robert Browning--a literary and romantic history : rats and fools from The pied piper of Hamelin -- The incredible imagination of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle : "The adventure of the speckled band" -- Mary Peace Finley spells danger in White grizzly -- Strange encounters with Sir Gawain and the Green Knight -- Twisting the tale with O. Henry : "The ransom of Red Chief" -- Headless in "Sleepy Hollow" with Washington Irving -- Beware! "The monkey's paw" by W.W. Jacobs -- Desperation grows "To light a fire" by Jack London -- A gruesome end with "The masque of the red death" by Edgar Allan Poe -- H.G. Wells in "The country of the blind."
Summary: This book, focusing on active, engaging material, will fill a void in the literature that currently exists for these students, their teachers, and literacy coaches. Readers theatre for boys and particularly middle school boys is a publishing gap that needs to be filled. Selections have been chosen to tempt middle school boys interest (the blood and gore in Masque of the Red Death for example). Literacy remains a major topic of concern in all academic circles, especially the inadequate performance of reading and writing by boys. These scripts will entertain as they build reading fluency. Grades.
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Robert Browning--a literary and romantic history : rats and fools from The pied piper of Hamelin -- The incredible imagination of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle : "The adventure of the speckled band" -- Mary Peace Finley spells danger in White grizzly -- Strange encounters with Sir Gawain and the Green Knight -- Twisting the tale with O. Henry : "The ransom of Red Chief" -- Headless in "Sleepy Hollow" with Washington Irving -- Beware! "The monkey's paw" by W.W. Jacobs -- Desperation grows "To light a fire" by Jack London -- A gruesome end with "The masque of the red death" by Edgar Allan Poe -- H.G. Wells in "The country of the blind."

Includes bibliographical references and index.

This book, focusing on active, engaging material, will fill a void in the literature that currently exists for these students, their teachers, and literacy coaches. Readers theatre for boys and particularly middle school boys is a publishing gap that needs to be filled. Selections have been chosen to tempt middle school boys interest (the blood and gore in Masque of the Red Death for example). Literacy remains a major topic of concern in all academic circles, especially the inadequate performance of reading and writing by boys. These scripts will entertain as they build reading fluency. Grades.

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