Bringing Reading Alive Through Readers' Theater

Casey, Shirley; Chamberlain, Rachel
September 2006
Illinois Reading Council Journal;Fall2006, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p17
This article discusses a study which investigated the use of Readers' Theater as an instructional approach to reading in a literacy program. The research project would help teachers improve students' reading fluency, oral reading expression and motivation to read. Readers' Theater is a minimal theatrical production requiring students to express meaning through fluent and prosodic readings of all forms of literature.


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