Doing the Dinosaur Dip
Story Characters - Advantage Format

Rex T. Rex                                                                       16% of story
Stage 3 - Transitional Reader

I am Rex T. Rex. I love t
o sing, but I don't like to practice. That's okay because I sing better than the other dinosaurs in my band.

Triple T. Triceratops                                             6% of story
Stage 1 - Early Reader

I am T. I am cool. I am a big star.

Sammy Stegosaurus                                           14% of story
Stage 3 - Transitional Reader

I am Sammy Stegosaurus. I am in a band with Rex T. Rex and Aria. I love to sing and write songs.

Aria Allosaurus                                                        8% of story
Stage 2 - Beginning Reader

I am Aria. I am in a band with Rex T. Rex and Sammy. We need to work hard so we can be good.

Audience                                                                         1% of story
Stage 2 - Beginning Reader

We came to see a good show. We do not think Rex T. Rex sounds good. We always say what we think.

Narrator                                                                            55% of story
Stage 4 - Intermediate Reader

As the narrator, I am the master storyteller! It's up to me to keep the story alive and interesting with each exciting detail. So, I must read everything with expression and excitement.