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Fountain of Youth Explorers Reader's Theater Play Script

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Full class set for just $3! Now with a comprehension activity, too! Bring your Explorers unit to life with this original history play. Ponce de Leon is credited with discovering Florida, identifying the Gulf Stream, and is called "the Father of Puerto Rico," yet he's best known for his fabled search for "The Fountain of Youth." Carefully researched and kid-friendly, this seven-page, twenty-minute classroom play script leads students to evaluate the motives of 15th and 16th Century explorers. What were the explorers really after? What happened to the native people? Did the Fountain of Youth really exist? Could it have saved Ponce de Leon's life? The play is well-suited to reader's theater or a dramatic stage production, and it includes parts for eight to fourteen students (and innumerable extras), depending upon your casting needs. Read it once or practice it daily with students in grades 3 through 8 to improve fluency, build comprehension, and engage learning. Fully reproducible: the original purchaser is licensed to reproduce one classroom set per year. And if Readers Theater is your thing, be sure to check out my website ReadAloudPlays.com. Thanks!
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Wonderful play!
On  January 26, 2013Mack Lewis answered:
Thanks! One of things I like about it is that it challenges kids to question the motives and ethics of some of the New World explorers.
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Great work put into this resource. I have 9th grade intensive read students and this worked well for the different reading levels in my classes. Thank you.
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Fountain of Youth Explorers Reader's Theater Play Script
Fountain of Youth Explorers Reader's Theater Play Script
Fountain of Youth Explorers Reader's Theater Play Script
Fountain of Youth Explorers Reader's Theater Play Script