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Reading Is Forever!

A Program About Non-Fiction Reading
An all-new school assembly program!!
Geared for all elementary grades!
Emphasis on books and reading!
Lots of audience participation!
Lots of comedy, music and surprise!!
Suitable for any public, parochial or private school setting!
Easy to arrange - just email or phone 440-937-5488!

Reading Is Forever! is a fun-filled program of eight routines that teach the value and importance of reading. In each routine, Jim uses books, newspapers, magazines, recipes, signs and other reading material to convey an important message about the value of reading. Each routine points out the importance of reading in a different context as Jim presents and explores using newspapers for information, recipes to create, books for enjoyment, highway signs, instruction manuals and other important kinds of reading.

James Kleefeld - Magical Entertainer

Educational Objectives

Routine1 - What's My Job: Students will identify that reading is important for any career.

Routine 2 - Terrible Newspaper: Students will identify that reading is an important and functional way to keep up with current events.

Routine 3 - Befuddled Recipe: Students will identify that the ability to read and follow a recipe is an important skill.

Routine 4 - The New Book: Students will identify that reading for pleasure is a fun activity.

Routine 5 - Bookworms: Students will recall that the ability to read directions is an important skill.

Routine 6 - Highway Signs: Students will value the importance of reading highway signs.

Routine 7 - Rindercella: Students will value the ability to read carefully.

Download a copy of the Teacher's Guide for this Program.

About the Program

One after another, Jim's routines will keep students and teachers fascinated. As always, there is a lot of comedy and a lot of audience participation to help students focus on and remember the objectives and educational content.

Like all of Jim's programs, this is a professionally scripted show, written with proper sequencing for high and low spots to provide children with lots of excitement but prevent them from becoming unruly. Children who are called on to assist are always rewarded and never embarrassed. Teachers and principals always comment on how wonderfully Jim handles children. In addition, Jim adds special humorous touches that just the adults will understand and enjoy.

As always, Jim brings all of his own props and tables, has specially-tailored costuming and carries his own backdrop and "anywhere" sound system. This is an act that can be performed in almost any location, large rooms or small, stage, auditorium, classroom or cafeteria. It can be adjusted to be suitable for groups of from 10 to 250. Schools with larger enrollments should have two programs. Splitting a full-range school into, say, one K-2 program and another for grades 3-5 allows Jim to customize the language, objectives and vocabulary to the different grade levels. When performing for Primary grades, Jim will make the program lighter, faster and more fun. When presenting the same program to Upper Elementary, Jim will use higher vocabulary, and focus more strongly on the objectives and cause and effect.

To arrange for a program, just click this card or phone Jim.

Email Jim Kleefeld

Jim Kleefeld
Magical Entertainer
33510 Jennie Road
Avon, Ohio 44011-2042
(440) 937-5488

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