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Readers' Theatre Script - Hansel, Gretel and Nancy

Free on Plus | 3 pages (PDF)|Grades: 5 - 6

A script which can be used during readers’ theatre or Drama sessions, aimed at students 10 years and over.

SCENE: Hansel and Gretel are lost in the woods. They are very hungry and have come across a house that is made from sweet treats.

ROLES (4): Narrator, Hansel (young boy), Gretel (young girl), Nancy (old woman)

READER AGES: 10 years and over

Scripts are available for download in black and white and colour versions.

  NSW Curriculum alignment

  Victorian Curriculum alignment

  • VCADRP031

    Perform devised and scripted drama that develops narrative and uses performance styles and design elements to engage an audience

  • VCELY318

    Navigate and read imaginative, informative and persuasive texts by interpreting structural features, including tables of content, glossaries, chapters, headings and subheadings and applying appropriate text processing strategies, including monitoring...

  Australian Curriculum alignment

  • ACADRM037

    Rehearse and perform devised and scripted drama that develops narrative, drives dramatic tension, and uses dramatic symbol, performance styles and design elements to share community and cultural stories and engage an audience

  • ACELY1702

    Navigate and read texts for specific purposes applying appropriate text processing strategies, for example predicting and confirming, monitoring meaning, skimming and scanningElaborationsbringing subject and technical vocabulary and concept knowledge...

  • ACELY1712

    Select, navigate and read texts for a range of purposes, applying appropriate text processing strategies and interpreting structural features, for example table of contents, glossary, chapters, headings and subheadingsElaborationsbringing subject and...

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