Teacher Created Materials con Un huerto en la ciudad (A Garden in the City) (Building Fluency Through Reader's Theater Grades 1-2)
Act out the story of a city girl who helps her neighbor make a beautiful garden in the city! The many roles in this Spanish-translated, leveled script are written at different reading levels, supporting differentiation strategies. Teachers can easily implement these strategies by assigning specific roles to their students in a way that best accommodates readers of all levels. All students can participate in this activity, helping them gain confidence and feel successful while building fluency! An accompanying song and poem about the garden gives readers exciting additional opportunities to engage in the story and build fluency. Students will also practice reading aloud, interacting cooperatively, and using expressive voices and gestures while performing this story together. All of the features in this colorful script make it the perfect tool for a diverse classroom of learners to practice repeated reading and fluency!