Solar System Reader’s Theater Script for 2nd and 3rd Grade


This fun solar system reader’s theater script improves reading comprehension and fluency while teaching facts about the planets and other bodies in our solar system!

– Suggested Grades: 2, 3
– Pages: 20
– Digital Download PDF: (940 KB)



What You Get With This Solar System Reader’s Theater Script!

  • Teacher’s Guide with Detailed Lesson Plan
  • Four (4) Page Solar System Reader’s Theater Script (8 characters)
  • Reading Comprehension Questions
  • Planet Characteristics Matching Activity
  • Vocabulary ABC Chart Graphic Organizer
  • Solar System Task Cards
  • Answer Keys

Targeted Objectives

  • Characteristics of the eight planets
  • Order of planets in relation to sun
  • Facts about smaller bodies

Solar System Reader’s Theater Script Summary:
A group of students teach Kim, a new student, all that they’ve been learning about the planets. Kim learns about the planets’ characteristics, the order of the planets, and about other bodies in our solar system.

This script is also available in Spanish!

*No Solar System Task Cards included with Spanish version*

Want a little help in using reader’s theater scripts in the classroom? Check out this mini how-to guide to using reader’s theaters!

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