Want an easy way to incorporate reading and science while reviewing adaptations in plants and animals? This Adaptations Around the World reader’s theater is an original science play I wrote for my class as an end of the year performance for parents and students, but it may also be used to reinforce science information, to add variety to the reading block, or to help students practice reading fluency with repeated readings.
This reader’s theater is filled with lots of scientific information about plant and animal adaptations around the globe, but it’s also high interest and one your students will LOVE!
ADAPTATIONS AROUND THE WORLD INCLUDES THESE SCIENCE CONCEPTS:
• Plant and Animal Adaptations in Different Ecosystems:
1.Temperate Deciduous Forest
• Physical and Behavioral Adaptations
• Long Legs, Big Ears
• Saving Food for Winter
• Blubber and Fur
• Camouflage Color and Texture
• Regrow Tentacles
• Bright Colors – Poisonous/Bad Taste
• Cactus Spines
• Sleep Underground – Nocturnal
• Water Intake
• Torpor (Hibernation at Night)
• Bendable Plants
• Wildfire Survival and more!
Specifically, it includes:
10 Page Play with 30 parts
11 Pages of Teacher Notes which describe simple costume suggestions, casting tips, props, suggested songs, and more.
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Why you’ll love this resource:
- It’s a great way to integrate science and reading.
- It helps reinforce scientific information about weathering, erosion, and deposition.
- There are enough parts for each child in your class (up to 30) but it can be used for any number of students with a bit of tweaking!
- The play can be used as a grand production for the whole school or for a parent night or it may be used in a single setting in the classroom.
- Students love the humor in the play and enjoy reading it.
- There are suggested popular (oldies but goodies) songs which may be added for full productions, like Octopus’s Garden by the Beatles!
- The play is a great tool to practice fluency.
Teaching an introductory physics unit? You’ll love this one!
Want a science play to help teach about weathering, erosion, and deposition?
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Reader’s Theater: Weather Science Play
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