This resource is a 5-Act, 25-role reader's theater script for Ancient Egypt! Reader's Theater is an engaging instructional strategy for middle grade students that allows them to act out various historical scenes. This resource is a great review activity and assessment strategy. It also helps build fluency and reading comprehension skills. The acts are as follows:
Act I: The Nile River
Act II: Pharaohs and Religion
Act III: Trade and Communication
Act IV: New Kingdom Egypt (Hatshepsut/ Ramesses II)
Act V: The Tomb of King Tut
Each act includes discussion questions. There is a quiz for students at the conclusion of the play, as well as an extension activity in which students will create their own script for the life of Cleopatra!
Answer key is provided for the quiz.
Other great Reader's Theaters resources include: