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Character counts! [electronic resource] : promoting character education through readers theatre, grades 2-5 / Charla R. Pfeffinger.

By: Pfeffinger, Charla R.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Portsmouth, NH : Teacher Ideas Press, c2003Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 173 p.).ISBN: 9780313079771 (electronic bk.); 0313079773 (electronic bk.); 9780313072000 (electronic bk.); 0313072000 (electronic bk.).Other title: Promoting character education through readers theatre, grades 2-5.Subject(s): Moral education (Elementary) | Character -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- Activity programs | Readers' theater -- Study and teaching (Elementary) | EDUCATION -- Aims & ObjectivesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Character counts!DDC classification: 370.11/4 Online resources: EBSCOhost | EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction; Medals for Bravery; Best Buddies; It's Easy Being a Horse; Poppy Moves In; Have We Lost Our Civil Ways?; Milo Searches His Past; A Welcome Back Surprise; The Val and Al Show: A Look at Superheroes; Unique Heroes; A Reward for Honesty; Making a Choice; The Incredible Soul Club; Saving the Gardens from Weeds; Making a Difference; Antwan's Family of Friends; What We Love about America; The Amazing and Stupefying Circus; Spinmaker's New Master; Celebration of Sportsmanship Day; Gabby and the Fox; Soaring Mountain; Title Index; Grade-Level Index; About the Author.
Summary: This collection provides teachers and librarians with Readers Theatre scripts to promote and reinforce character education. Each original script presents a wide variety of dilemmas and situations, often drawn from true events, and includes suggestions for presentation and props. Student interpretation enables the audience to fully understand the content of the script through the use of characterization, setting, and movement by the readers. Readers Theatre scripts are grouped by grade level and age-appropriate theme. Themes include important topics such as respect, cheating, compassion, confli.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. xiv) and indexes.

Introduction; Medals for Bravery; Best Buddies; It's Easy Being a Horse; Poppy Moves In; Have We Lost Our Civil Ways?; Milo Searches His Past; A Welcome Back Surprise; The Val and Al Show: A Look at Superheroes; Unique Heroes; A Reward for Honesty; Making a Choice; The Incredible Soul Club; Saving the Gardens from Weeds; Making a Difference; Antwan's Family of Friends; What We Love about America; The Amazing and Stupefying Circus; Spinmaker's New Master; Celebration of Sportsmanship Day; Gabby and the Fox; Soaring Mountain; Title Index; Grade-Level Index; About the Author.

This collection provides teachers and librarians with Readers Theatre scripts to promote and reinforce character education. Each original script presents a wide variety of dilemmas and situations, often drawn from true events, and includes suggestions for presentation and props. Student interpretation enables the audience to fully understand the content of the script through the use of characterization, setting, and movement by the readers. Readers Theatre scripts are grouped by grade level and age-appropriate theme. Themes include important topics such as respect, cheating, compassion, confli.

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Character counts! by Pfeffinger, Charla R. ©2003
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