Send your students back in time to 1765 by allowing them to perform this skit for the class or the entire school. Teachers will especially love the format of the activity, which encourages students to add content to the skit using factual information.
This skit writing activity is a fun and engaging way to bring humor and history together for an experience your students will never forget.
"The Stamp Act" drama includes a conversation between King George III and Prime Minister George Grenville as they discuss what to do about Great Britain's mounting debt due to the French and Indian War. Scene two takes your students to Boston, Massachusetts where they will decide how The Sons of Liberty, including Samuel Adams and Patrick Henry will choose what to do about the new tax.
Download this 3-page Microsoft Word document and you can add or delete content to suit your needs.
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There are 2 scenes. The first scene has 2 parts: King George III and Prime Minister George Grenville. The second scene has 4-5 parts: Narrator, Patrick Henry, Samuel Adams, and various Sons of Liberty.
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