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Persian Wars Play for the Classroom
This is a fun play that I created for my 6th grade students, to help them learn about the otherwise sometimes dry history of the Persian Wars, fought between the Greeks and the Persians in Ancient Times. There are 10 scenes, 9 pages of text, and 22 named characters. You can also split up roles for
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Epic of Gilgamesh Readers Theater
Nine part readers theater of a section of the Epic of Gilgamesh.
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Civilization-The Nomadic Journey
This short skit is an amusing reinforcement activity for students learning the steps to civilizations. It can be used as readers' theatre or (approximately15 minute) stage performance. The logical sequence from nomadic hunter-gatherers to the agricultural revolution and on through the growth of tow
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Script: From Jerusalem to Jericho: Good Samaritan Interview
Told as a news story, this 6 page script covers to parable of the Good Samaritan and the various reactions of those involved to the incident. Based on Luke 10: 25-37, 9 characters with some doubling possible, run time of 12-15 minutes depending on audience interaction. FK reading level: 4.2 Discu
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A Reader's Theater - "The Gospels: The Authors of the Good News"
This Reader's Theater is for intermediate level readers. This includes: - a Reader's Theater skit explaining the origins of the Gospels and a little bit about each author. - an assessment for after the skit is performed with answer key (just in case!) - a word search for fun! The content is ba
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Myth of Echo and Narcissus, Ancient Greek Theater
“Myth of Echo and Narcissus” is a short play from Greek Plays for Young Actors, a collection of nine short plays based on the stories of Greek mythology and Aesop's fables. The plays are ideal for readers theater, youth community theater groups and classroom theater performances. Following the tradi
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Script: Hiding Spies - the story of Rahab
The script presents the story of Rahab and the spies with a parody song of the Eagle’s Lying Eyes. Six puppet characters, 7 minute run time (allow extra for the song) based on Joshua 2; 6. FK reading level: 3.7 Check out other scripts and freebies End of the World reader’s theater freebie Joshua r
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Scripts: Christmas package (Biblical setting) 1
Ten royalty free Christmas scriptsMary's Choice - (10 characters, 6 minute run time) Demons discourage Mary from accepting God's plan while David, Ruth and Rahab encourage her. The Innkeeper's Wife (3 versions); characters: 4-5, run time: 5-7 minutes It is eleven years after Jesus is born and the
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Script: Genealogy of Jesus (Mother's Day)
This 20 minute, 9 page skit works well for Mother's day or other programs celebrating women. Roles for up to 25 characters. Script highlights the mothers in the genealogy of Christ and how nothing is impossible with God - not widowhood, barrenness or foreign status. FK reading level: 4.2. Check ou
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Ezra: choral reading and reader's theater
Ezra was a prophet and priest who encouraged the Jews who returned to Jerusalem. The scripts are based on the Bible and are in .PDF format in a ZIP file. Choral readings and reader’s theater are wonderful ways to build reading fluency, comprehension (students have authentic reasons to read and rer
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Reader's Theater- Writing-Sumerian Achievements
This reader's theater script was created for a class of 28. It is the introduction to Sumerian Achievements, specifically writing (cuneiform). The script depicts 4 different scenarios: Society without writing, society developing writing (pictographs), society with cuneiform and lastly, writing in so
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Script: Widow's Offering (2 scripts)
Two scripts (.PDF) in a ZIP file. A quick 1 minute reenactment of the widow donating all she has and a longer, modern day setting script in which an on location reporter interviews a show off Pharisee and the widow with 2 small coins as they contribute at the temple. The widow explains that after
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Script: Jasmine's Christmas Star
by Kathy Applebee Teenaged Jasmine, granddaughter of one of the Magi, decides to disguise herself and join the caravan following the star of Bethlehem, dragging childhood companion Meshach into another one of her "hare brained" schemes. Meanwhile King Herod takes extreme measures to protect his thr
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Script: Interview with a Biblical raven
This three minute skit covers the role ravens have played in the Bible from creation to the ark, the Psalms, feeding of Elijah and Luke when Jesus spoke about them. Can be done as a reader's theater or a puppet script. More free reader's theater scripts about animals and their adaptations: Skits a
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Script: A Dozen Decisions; One True God
A dozen women from the Bible consider decisions they made. Includes 12 monologues by Salome, Delilah, Sapphira, Eve, Job's wife, Sarah, Queen Esther, Bathsheba, the Hebrew midwives (Puah and Shiprah), Rahab the prostitute and Ruth as they ask themselves "What if...." or regretfully look back with "
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Script: Teach us, Lord to Pray
The Lord's Prayer by Kathy Applebee. Disciples ask Jesus about prayer and he responds by parables and teaching them the Lord's prayer. Written for 5 M (Jesus, Peter, John, James, Mathew) and 4 F (Salome, Mary, Martha and Joanna) however it is possible to do with fewer disciples. Suggested songs,
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Haggai reader's theater and choral reading
Haggai’s two chapters describe a conversation between God and the exiles who return to Jerusalem. God encourages them to glorify Him by putting Him first and their needs will be taken care of by God. The script is in .PDF format. Choral readings and reader’s theater are wonderful ways to build re
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Script: Mizpah (Easter)
Two Zealots, bound together by their desire to see the Roman tyrants ousted from Israel, trace highlights of Jesus life from his baptism to his crucifixion. One believes Jesus to be the Messiah, the other does not. A plot against the Romans fails and they are sentenced to be crucified, one on eithe
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Script: Interview with Genesis Donkeys
This puppet or reader's theater script includes material from Genesis 2, 6-8 and 22 and features three donkeys being interviewed on a talk show entitled Animal World. The first donkey talks about God's wonderful creation of donkeys with abilities that allow them to live and flourish in desert regio
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Script: Matthias and faithfulness
Hate being chosen last, or not at all? This script explores how Matthias not being chosen as an apostle in the first round was all part of God's greater plan. Despite disappointment, Matthias continues to be faithful and winds up replacing Judas Iscariot. Three characters, 5 minute run time. che
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Script: Public Opinion Galloping Polls
Focusing on how quickly public opinion can change, this series of six skits starts with King Saul and ends with the apostle Paul. Nestled between the two skits are four skits covering the triumphant entry, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. In each approximately 2 minute skit "It is better t
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Readers theater script: Jeroboam: this is your life
A readers theater script of King Jeroboam reviewing his life at Judgment Day. Set in a courtroom with an accuser and witnesses, Jeroboam realizes he had many opportunities to turn back to God but he did not take them. ZIP file contains .PDF script and 2 Wordle .JPEGs Chech out other freebies and p
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Script: Suffering for the Savior
Suffering for the Savior Why does suffering exist? An age old question with no easy answers. This drama explores what choices people would make, given the opportunity to suffer so that the Messiah would be revealed and glorified. Characters: 6M, 5F, 3 either; as many extras as desired. More s
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Script: Gideon or Midian
GIDEON or MIDIAN? Based on Judges 6 and 7. 5-8 characters depending on doubling and tripling. Four scenes with a run time of 9 minutes. Can be used as a reader's theater or puppet script as well. Check out these products and freebies Christmas scripts free reader’s theaters and choral reading
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