LESSON THREE: Reader’s Theater, Performance
Students perform the play Master Man: A Tall Tale of Nigeria.
R2A Recognize text features of fiction, poetry, and drama.
LS1 Listen for specific information
§ Sources of literature
o Master Man: A Tall Tale of Nigeria by Aaron Shepard
§ Handouts provided
§ Words to know
o text features
After listening to the performances, students will write one nonfiction fact observed in the play.
1. Set up classroom for performance of play as a readers’ theater.
2. Students perform A Tall Tale of Nigeria.
Create a checklist or scoring guide to assess each child’s performance.
3. If the Summative Assessment is to be administered in parts, Part One should be given after this lesson. (Items one through four or only item four if the others have already been administered).