Grab these Decodable Reader's Theatre Plays with comprehension questions to help students review phonics patterns. These activities are great for small groups. Students will focus on decoding words as they read their part in each play. They will also work on their fluency skills as they practice reading aloud and performing the play. Aligned to the Science of Reading, these activities will help your students make progress in their abilities to read.
Reasons to use Decodable Reader’s Theatre Plays:
- To review phonics pattens.
- To help students practice decoding words, in context.
- To help students read sentences with specific phonics patterns.
- To help students work on fluency: expression and smoothness.
- To help students respond to comprehension questions.
- To build readers' confidence.
- To have a go-to Fun Friday activity!
- 20 decodable Reader's Theatre Plays
- 2 plays for each phonics pattern and 2 additional review plays
- Comprehension questions for each play
- These decodable plays follow my scope & sequence, which goes in this order:
- CVC words
- Digraphs (sh, ch, the, wh, qu, ck)
- Beginning Blends (s, l, r blends)
- Ending Blends (s, t, l, m, n blends)
- Added Endings (s, es, ing, ed/d)
- CVCe words
- R-Controlled Vowels
- Vowel Teams / Long Vowel Sounds
- The plays also include high frequency words (from Dolch Pre-Primer and Primer list, mainly).