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This 2-hour video course focuses on how to strategically incorporate readers theatre into language therapy, primarily for second or third grade up to older students.
Readers theater is an all-encompassing activity and generates the best of receptive and expressive language and literacy skills. It assists with reading and deep understanding, syntax, grammar, facial and body expressions, turn-taking, and more.
We explore the differences between a “play” and readers theatre, and learn not only how to find the right script and what type of script to look for, but use the script as a core technique for language instruction. The book series “Reading Friends” is a favorite and is addressed.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
You can find Char at: charboshart.com
This course is offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Level, Professional Area)
10 minutes: What is reader’s theatre, why it’s beneficial for language delayed children, and how it compares to doing “plays”.
15 minutes: Reader’s theatre resources; where and how to select scripts for every capability level.
35 minutes: The reader’s theatre therapy sequence; what to include.
25 minutes: Doing therapy with “Partner Poems”, etc.
35 minutes: How to use Hoberman’s books for maximum language impact; create “Reading Friends”.
Financial: Char Boshart receives royalty payments from SpeechTherapyPD.com.
Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.