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Alexander Graham Bell–Part 1: Childhood Inventor

publication date: Dec 4, 2012
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The early life of Bell is filled with fun stories of inventions and experiments.  Can you imagine a "talking dog"?  "Alexander Graham Bell–Part 1:  Childhood Inventor " includes three stories from Aleck's life growing up.  This Readers Theater biography about the famous inventor of the telephone is based on history and includes some of his actual quotes.  (Note:  Full class version means the narrators and Aleck's parts are divided among more readers. Part 1 comes in a 4 versions:  full class, original  with a cast of 3-7 and the simplified versions of those.  The simplified version is readability grade 3.2)

Complete with 5 pages of annotated curriculum links for easy lesson plans (e.g., Bell, the telephone, hearing, the ear, and talking dogs), this science Readers Theater will have your students begging for Part 2. 

TIME: a little over 6 1/2 minutes     CAST: 3-7     TONE:  educational     READABILITY:  grade 5.0 (4.4 using "N" for "Narrator.")


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