PART TWO - Reader's Theater

In the following six segments, Dr. Rasinski shows how Reader's Theater can be a powerful motivator for the practice of Repeated Reading.

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Performance

What are the best kinds of texts for Reader's Theater?.
Watch Video Total running time: 7.5 min.
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Reader's Theater in Ottumwa

Documentary video of Reader's Theater at Evans middle school.
Watch Video Total running time: 14.5 min.
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Reader's Theater in Texas and North Carolina

Documentary video of Reader's Theater in Buncomb County, N.C.
Watch Video Total running time: 12.5 min.
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The Power of Rehearsal

How TV star Henry Winkler became a proficient reader.
Watch Video Total running time: 2.5 min.

Summarizing Repeated Reading

Research of J. Samuels proving the power of Repeated Reading.
Watch Video Total running time: 2.75 min.

Commenting on Reader's Theater

The benefit of scripts written by teachers and students.
Watch Video Total running time: 3.75 min.