African Legends, Myths, and Folktales for Readers Theatre

African Legends, Myths, and Folktales for Readers Theatre

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Teachers are continually looking for materials that will enhance their studies of cultures around the world. With this new book, author, Tony Fredericks and illustrator, Bongaman, present readers theatre scripts based on traditional African folklore. Plays are organized by area and identified by country. Included are tales from Algeria to Zambia and all areas in between. This title contains background information for teachers on each African country included as well as instruction and presentation suggestions. The rationale and role of readers theatre in literacy instruction is discussed and additional resources for extending studies of African folklore are included. Grades 4-8.Activities for 101 childrena#39;s books are presented in a reproducible format, so librarians can distribute them to students to take home ... minds-on projects based on such great childrena#39;s books as Amazing Grace, Fly Away Home, and Lon Po Po.

Title:African Legends, Myths, and Folktales for Readers Theatre
Author:Anthony D. Fredericks
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2008-04-30


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