As a culminating activity for our reading unit on characters, the students performed reader’s theater! The students broke up into groups and then chose their roles. We performed Froggy Bakes a Cake, The Three Billy Goats Gruff, Little Red Riding Hood, and the Lemonade Stand. The first graders practiced their lines and made their characters come to life by thinking about what was happening in the story. They used this information to help them change their voice and use their bodies to match how the character was feeling. Last, they created props that they felt were important to tell their story. They all did a great job becoming their characters and using all that they learned from the unit to perform their play!