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Readers' Theatre Script - Jesting Archaeologist

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: A hot, dry landscape. Sarah Sommers and Ian Trinder are interviewing the famous archaeologist, Professor Paleo, for their morning TV show, Rise and Shine.

ROLES (4): Sarah Sommers (TV presenter), Ian Trinder (TV presenter), Professor Paleo (archaeologist), Dr Kail (fauna specialist)

READER AGES: 10 years and over

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

  NSW Curriculum alignment

  Victorian Curriculum alignment

  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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