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Martin Luther King We Shall Overcome Civil Rights Black History Play
My best-selling MLK play! Includes a CCSs comprehension activity. Based on real events, "We Shall Overcome" tells the story of Martin Luther King's Birmingham Children's Crusade, the 1963 march in which authorities used fire hoses and police dogs to suppress crowds of students. This twenty minute cl
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Box Brown's Freedom Crate Reader's Theater Black History Play
Perfect for Black History Month! Includes CCSs comprehension activity. Historically accurate, carefully researched, and kid-friendly! Based on real events, Box Brown's Freedom Crate tells the story of Henry Brown, a slave in 1848 Virginia. When Henry's wife and children are sold away, Henry devises
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Martin Luther King Jr Reader's Theater--Selma to Montgomery March
Originally published in Scholastic's Storyworks magazine. Here's another compelling and historically-accurate Read Aloud Play from the Civil Rights Movement. "Gonna Let it Shine" tells the true story of Sheyann Webb, "Martin Luther King's youngest freedom fighter." In 1965, eight-year-old Sheyann jo
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Readers Theater: Freedom for the First Time black history play script
Based on actual slave narratives, this historically-accurate, kid-friendly play comes embedded with comprehension questions and historic photos and includes a CCSs activity. Freedom for the First Time is the narrative of ten-year old Tyree, a slave during the time of the Civil War. Like many slaves,
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Montgomery Bus Boycott MLK "Twice Toward Justice" Play
Here's an original play from the Montgomery Bus Boycott. The Girl Who Got Arrested adds a new perspective on the Civil Rights Movement. As the first passenger to be arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a city bus, Claudette Colvin has only recently been receiving her due. Includes standards-
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Martin Luther King Jr March on Washington Readers Theater
Imagine your students at the Lincoln Memorial when Martin Luther King delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech! This Read Aloud Play based on the 1963 March on Washington for Freedom and Jobs puts them in the crowd! It will inspire your students to take real interest in MLK and the Civil Rights
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Readers Theater scripts: African American scientists & inventors
Nine African-American scientists/inventors (Benjamin Banneker, Mae Jemison, Patricia Bath, George Washington Carver, Dr. Mary Chinn, Lewis Latimer, Yvonne Cagle and Elijah McCoy, Patricia Bath) are featured in this collection of reader's theaters. They may be used in language arts, science or histo
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Read-Aloud Plays: In The Jailhouse with Dr King MLK readers theater
Perfect for Black History Month or to celebrate Martin Luther King Day! Imagine if your first encounter with Martin Luther King was behind bars. "In the Jailhouse with Dr. King" takes place during the Montgomery Bus Boycott and King's first incarceration. This work of historical fiction is suitable
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Read Aloud Plays: Sitting Down for Dr. King class set play scripts
Originally published in Scholastic's Storyworks magazine. Exceptionally powerful reader's theater from the Civil Rights Movement. Liven up your Black History unit with this classroom play about the Greensboro Lunch Counter Sit-ins of 1960. Based on the actual event, this classroom play script is sui
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The Drinking Gourd Reader's Theater Script - 3rd Grade
This reader's theater script is based on the book "The Drinking Gourd" by F.N. Monjo. This book is appropriate for second through fourth grade readers. This script starts at chapter 2 and goes to th end of the book. I found it helpful to read the first chapter as a shared reading so that we could
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Reader's Theater Script: Negro League Baseball Stars "The Segregated Game"
This script is based on the real stories of a few of the Negro League baseball stars. Satchel Paige, Buck Leonard, Josh Gibson, and Ted Radcliffe all make an appearance in this original Reader's Theater script. It is an easy read for most grades. The script gives a background into the history of t
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Black History Month Poem - Ruby Showed the Way
Ruby Bridges was only six. People tried to hit her with sticks. Hateful words at her thrown Hate to all with her skin tone. The first stanza of an original poem written for a Black History Month program. Can also be used as an introduction to a unit on the Civil Rights Movement, Ruby Bridges or
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Readers' Theater:  Mary McLeod Bethune
Your students will love this approach to history! This 13 page readers' theater is specifically created to meet the Georgia Performance Standards for 3rd grade. Mary McLeod Bethune is one of several historic figures featured in our Social Studies curriculum. However this readers' theater meets the o
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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Reader's Theatre
My Brother Martin: A Sister Remembers Growing Up with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. By Christine King Farris The children's book on which the RT is based, has a Lexile 970 Reader's Theatre for Three Readers Grades 1-3, depending on the level of your reader. Wrtitten by a Reading Coach wh
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Reader's Theater script: The Trolley Car Case
Take your students into the courtroom to witness two civil rights trials. Were African American riders wrongfully arrested for riding a Louisville trolley car? (Great way to celebrate Black History Month while reviewing history and improving oral language skills.) This 6 page script brings life t
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Reader's Theater SATCHMO - JAZZ MUSICIAN LOUIS ARMSTRONG - Great Non-Fiction!
If you are searching for a way to get your students to enjoy reading, become more expressive, read aloud with confidence, become more fluent…then let the magic begin!! I have found using Reader’s Theater with large and small groups really helps my students strengthen their reading and language arts
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Follow the Drinking Gourd
Students will grow their fluency skills and love being a part of this reader's theater adapted from the award winning book, Follow the Drinking Gourd by Jeanette Winter. This script has 10 narrator/character parts.
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Harriet Tubman: A Reader's Theater Script
Use this informative Reader's Theater Script to learn about Harriet Tubman, ex-slave who became the most famous conductor of the Underground Railroad, a Union Spy and women's suffrage advocate. The fun/informative play uses the format of Harriet Tubma being a guest on Ms. Bie Ografee's talk show and

Also included in: African American Trailblazers(Bundle of SIX Famous African American)

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Reader's Theaters for Black History Month
In a world where reading is pushed so hard on students that many are losing their love of reading it is IMPORTANT to give them opportunities to read that are fun. Reader's Theater does this. In this package I have placed 6 Reader's Theaters. Each one has been written for Black History Month but can
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Readers' Theater Script:  Thank You, Ma'am by Langston Hughes
Students become excited about reading in readers’ theater. Introduce them to the work of this important Harlem Renaissance author engaging them using readers' theater. (The Harlem Renaissance was an African-American cultural movement that focused on literature, music, theater, art, and politics.) Gr
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Readers Theater: Frederick Douglass and the Emancipation Proclamation
Join Frederick Douglass and other abolitionists as they gathered in Boston to await President Lincoln's signing of the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863. Perfect for grades 4 and up, this script can be used with a small group or with the entire classroom. It portrays an emotional glimpse
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MLK Reader's Theater: The Childhood of Martin Luther King Jr
Reader's theater from the pages of Scholastic's Storyworks magazine, this original play is based on a true story from Martin Luther King's childhood in which neighborhood white boys refused to play baseball with him due to the color of his skin. Suitable for reader's theater or stage performance, it
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Reader's Theater: Black History Month and MLK- Grades 3-6
This Reader’s Theater was created because my students LOVE them! I try to make these exciting, while also teaching the kids a thing or two at the same time about History/Social Studies. In this Reader's Theater, students travel back in time to see Martin Luther King Jr. giving his "I Have a Dream S
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Readers Theater: Frederick Douglass Meets Abraham Lincoln
Join famous black abolitionist Frederick Douglass as he travels to Washington D.C. to meet with President Lincoln to champion equal rights for black troops fighting in the Civil War. Perfect for grades 4 and up, this script can be used with a small group or with the entire classroom. History comes a
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