Abigail Adams: Biographical Play(To Tell the Truth Play)

Gail Hennessey
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4th - 8th, Homeschool
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Need a quick fun Friday(or day before a vacation activity)? Teaching American History and want to introduce your students to Abigail Adams? Want to highlight a First Lady in American History during Women's History Month?Try this fun and information play based on the Mark Goodson Production To Tell the Truth Game Show. To Tell the Truth was a popular television show which has returned with host Anthony Anderson(of Blackish). Three guests all claim to be the real guest being interviewed by a panel. The real guest must tell the truth where the other imposters do not have to do so. Kids must be "truth detectives" to determine just who is the REAL Abigail Adams.

Students in grades 4 and up will have fun acting out their parts and learning some interesting facts about First Lady Abigail Adams. Comprehension questions,siscussion questions and activities as well as links for more information are also included.

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3. Did you know that First Lady Hillary Clinton was the first First Lady to become a senator of New York? Did you know that Florence Harding was the first woman to be able to VOTE for her husband in a presidential election? Learn about the contributions of some of our first ladies with this fun and informative webquest. For grades 4 and up. First Ladies of the USA, A Webquest

Resources of Interest:

1. Reader’s Theater Script: First Lady Michelle Obama https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Michelle-Obama-First-LadyReaders-Readers-ScripA-to-Tell-the-Truth-Play-595945

2. Reader’s Theater Script: First Lady Hillary Clinton https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Hillary-ClintonReaders-Theater-Script-613549

3. Reader’s Theater Script: First Lady Martha Washington https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Martha-Washington-Biographical-PlayTo-Tell-the-Truth-Play-404782

4. Reader’s Theater Script: Mary Todd Lincoln https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Mary-Todd-LincolnBiographical-PlayA-To-Tell-the-Truth-Play-597164

5. Reader’s Theater Script: Eleanor Roosevelt https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Eleanor-Roosevelt-A-Biographical-PlayTo-Tell-the-Truth-Play-590590

6. Reader’s Theater Script: Lady Bird Johnson https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Lady-Bird-JohnsonBiographical-Play-To-Tell-the-Truth-Play-595238

7. Reader’s Theater Script: Dolly Madison. https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Dolly-Madison-Biographical-PlayA-To-Tell-the-Truth-Play-601346

8. Reader’s Theater Script: Edith Wilson https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Edith-Wilson-First-Lady-2414630

9. Reader’s Theater Script: Abigail Adams https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Abigail-Adams-Biographical-PlayTo-Tell-the-Truth-Play-601363

10. Reader’s Theater Script: Florence Harding:

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Florence-Harding-A-Readers-Theater-Script-Womens-HistoryFirst-Lady-2414171

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Total Pages
10 pages
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Teaching Duration
40 minutes
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