Reader’s Theater: “A Caterpillar’s Voice”

Even the smallest creature can sound large and intimidating. Find out what happens when the caterpillar finds a very effective echo by asking your class to act out this light-hearted reader's theater script.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Since there isn't a clearly stated moral to the story, discuss the folk tale with your class after the performance to come up with some ideas of what the lesson might be
Classroom Considerations

  • Note that page eight is repeated
  • The story is a bit silly, but kids will have fun playing the different animals
Pros

  • The script provides stage directions as well as lines
  • There are enough parts for eight or more students, depending on how many kids act as the narrator
Cons

  • None