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The Great Fish is the story of Jonah and the whale retold in Readers Theater format. Readers will relive this classic Bible story in a vivid expressive way as they read the part of Jonah, a reluctant prophet whose decision to disobey God’s command landed him in the belly of Ithy, the great fish. They will enjoy the character Ithy, servant of the Most High God, as he obeys God’s command to swallow Jonah whole. Learn how Jonah repents and follows God’s command to go to the city of Nineveh. And finally, readers will experience the power and majesty of the Almighty God as they read and discover how God demonstrates His overwhelming love and tender mercy to save the people of Nineveh and give Jonah a second chance.
The Great Fish, Readers Theater is a performance-based text written in script or play format that is engaging, motivational, and can improve reading performance. This story is accompanied by a standards-based instructional guide and appropriate activities that can be used for Christian educational institutions, home schooling, and family devotions. The activities in this book are aligned with reading standards and can be utilized for instruction and enjoyment.
For readers ages 6-8 (grades 1-3)

The Great Fish: A Readers Theater and Instructional Guide

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