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Reader's Theater:  Branches of Government (intermediate grades)
Students will bring the 3 branches of our government to life in this whole class script of We the People! The fast moving script reviews the roles and responsibilities of the legislative, executive, and judicial branches in a fun, relaxed way! This original play contains 24 parts featuring various
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Branches of Government - Readers' Theater
These two-part scripts outline the duties of the three branches of government. Students will learn how this system of checks and balances works for our government. Included with each script are task cards and activities that require students to use higher-level thinking skills that meet Common Cor
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Paul Revere Reader's Theater
This product was designed specifically for the GPS (Georgia Performance Standard) standard:SS3H2. It includes a Reader's Theater where the characters discuss the events leading up to the American Revolution in which Paul Revere is included. Also included is a vocabulary page, a 5 question page for
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Marbury v Madison Reader's Theater
Learning about a major landmark Supreme Court case has never been more engaging! The Marbury v Madison Reader's Theater is a perfect addition to the Civics curriculum in middle school or high school. Included in this resource: 1. 3 page script for 5-6 students (estimated time: 4-6 minutes) 2. 5 dis
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Declaration of Independence Reader's Theater FREEBIE
In this short play, students will learn about the history of the writing of the Declaration of Independence. The Declaration of Independence Reader's Theater is a perfect addition to the Civics or U.S. History curriculum in middle school or high school. Included in this resource: 1. 3 page script f
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The Three Branches of Government: Reader's Theatre Script on the Judicial Branch
Help your students to better understand the judicial branch with this fun, yet educational reader's theatre script. Important vocabulary words are presented throughout the script and students are given the opportunity to decide the verdict! Thank you! Fabulous Fun in Fourth
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Readers' Theater:  Lyndon B. Johnson
Your students will love this approach to history! This 11 page readers' theater is specifically created to meet the Georgia Performance Standards for 3rd grade. Lyndon B. Johnson is one of several historic figures featured in our Social Studies curriculum. However this readers' theater meets seve
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Constitutional Convention Play
In this three-act, sixteen page play your students will be introduced to Constitutional Convention and the writing of our Constitution! Your students will get a chance to play some of our Founding Fathers and discover the difficulties and triumphs in completing this historical document. Below are t
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Government Unit - Readers' Theaters
Your students will have fun learning about our nation's government. This set of 10 readers' theater scripts teaches students about the three branches of government, important U.S. documents and American symbols. Each script includes a set of three task cards and an activity sheet that require stud
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LE GOUVERNEMENT FÉDÉRAL DU CANADA - THÉÂTRE DES LECTEURS
This French version—LE GOUVERNEMENT FÉDÉRAL DU CANADA - THÉÂTRE DES LECTEURS can serve as an introduction to our system of Federal government. Or, if you teach in Ontario, it can serve as a quick over-view of our political system before plunging into the new grade 5 Social Studies’ Inquiry-based r
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Good Citizens Social Studies FREE Lesson Plan for 1st, 2nd, or 3rd Grade
This is a FREE scripted lesson plan that is a companion to my Good Citizens Writing Prompt product, which can be purchased in my TPT store HERE.Includes: --Alignment with the TEKS for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd-grade social studies. --Modifications for special education, ELLs, and above/below grade level stu
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Mock Trial:  People vs. Woodstock
I searched and searched for a good Mock Trial to use with my govt. students. After not finding what I wanted, I created my own. This document contains everything you need. It includes all witness statements, handouts, info on presenting the different aspects of the trial. The project takes about
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Reader's Theater Play - Declaration: Jefferson's Declaration of Independence
A reader's theater is a fun way to engage students in a play. This one has plenty of historical authenticity (I've used many exact quotes), actions, and the timeline. However, it's also simple enough to be understood by any and all learners. In addition, I employ slang and make Roger Sherman a very
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Tinker v Des Moines Reader's Theater
Learning about a major landmark Supreme Court case has never been more engaging! The Tinker v Des Moines Reader's Theater is a perfect addition to the Civics curriculum in middle school or high school. Included in this resource: 1. 3 page script for 6-7 students (estimated time: 4-6 minutes) 2. 5 d
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How Does It Become a Law Anyway?
Humorous play for students to read/perform and learn how a bill becomes a law. The play is about how cell phones and driving became an issue and what it took to propose a bill and how it became a law from citizen to president and the steps in between (humorous at times but the lesson is authentic).
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Civics bundle for secondary students
Save time and 30% of individual pricing ($10) with this Civics bundle for secondary students. It contains 19 reader’s theater scripts, lesson plans, 3 Power Points, rubrics, 31 piece bulletin board/writing prompt packet with instructions on how to use the resources within. Reader’s theater bring
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Checks and Balances: Writing Template
The writing template is designed to help students write a 5 sentence paragraph explaining the system of Checks and Balances outlined in the United States Constitution.
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Hazelwood v Kuhlmeier Reader's Theater
In this short play, students will learn about a major landmark Supreme Court case! The Hazelwood v Kuhlmeier Reader's Theater is a perfect addition to the Civics curriculum in middle school or high school. Included in this resource: 1. 4 page script for 9 students (estimated time: 7-10 minutes) 2.
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Federalism Paragraph Writing Template
The writing template is designed to help students write a 5 sentence paragraph explaining the system of Federalism outlined in the United States Constitution.
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Constitutional Convention Readers Theater
This is a good review readers theater or dramatic reading for students who recently learned about the Constitutional Convention. It talks about the three branches of government, the great compromise, the 3/5 compromise, and the need for a stronger central government following the Revolutionary War.
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SOME PRESIDENTS DISCUSS THE CONSTITUTION
Presidents George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, William Howard Taft, and John F Kennedy use a roundtable discussion to explain the Constitution to other children. Designed as an in-class reading for social studies, it could also be presented as a brief play for Parent-T
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Tax Man Reader's Theatre
Great Reader's Theatre script that helps teach the hard concept of taxes to kids. It includes a catchy song that will quickly get stuck in the students' heads.
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Mock Trials for 5th Grade
Transform your classroom into a courtroom with a Mock Trial. Bring government to life with this real world experience. This unit will show you how to use social studies standards to create a trial in your class. Students will become attorneys, witnesses, defendants and bailiffs. Everything you need
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U.S. Constitution:Reader's Theater Script(James Madison"Father of Constitution")
Constitution Day is September 17th each year, except if the date falls on a Sunday. This play would be a great addition to your lessons about the U.S. Constitution and/or for Constitution Day! Part of my Ms. Bie Ografee series of plays, this Reader's Theater Script is on the "Father of the Constit

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