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The Girl in the Wheelchair



The Girl in the Wheelchair
Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 3 to 4
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   3.7

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    absolutely, announcer, murmur, production, narrator, shots, cast, sticking, yeah, embarrass, kidding, radio, howl, business, upside, click
     content words:    But Mom, I'm Ivy


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The Girl in the Wheelchair
By Brenda B. Covert
  

Cast of Characters
Announcer - boy or girl
Narrator - boy or girl
Kirby - a boy
Kirby's Mom
Ivy - a girl
Ivy's Dad
Marteena - a girl in a wheelchair
two sound effects people

ANNOUNCER: Welcome to the _______________ [name of your school] production of "The Girl in the Wheelchair." My name is ___________ [your name], and this is radio theater, where the actors are heard but not seen. Sit back, close your eyes, and listen carefully. We hope you enjoy the program!
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