This resource is a 5-Act, 25-role reader's theater script for Ancient Greece! 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: Athens and Sparta Emerge
Act II: Fighting off the Persians
Act III: Entering the Classical Age
Act IV: The Peloponnesian War
Act V: Alexander the Great
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 Hellenistic Age!
Answer key is provided for the quiz.
Other great Reader's Theaters resources include: