Bundle: American History reader's theater

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Save time and 50% off of individual pricing ($24) with this American History Reader’s theater bundle. It contains 35 reader’s theater scripts, 3 research and role play activities, lesson plans, Power Points, rubrics, printables, extension activities and instructions on how to use the resources within.

Reader’s theater brings a here and now feel to history while giving students an authentic reason to read and reread. Repeated readings with intonation and expression further deepens understanding of characterization and forces that drove people in the past. It
is an excellent way to increase comprehension and character analysis as reader's use their voices to become the characters and immerse themselves into the past

Bundle includes:

Founding Documents reader's theater
5 reader’s theaters (Magna Carta, Mayflower Compact, Articles of Confederation, Declaration of Independence, Constitution including preamble and Bill of Rights)
57 slide PPT
2 graphic organizers
Assessment and answer key

Patrick Henry
Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death reader’s theater and extension activities

First Ladies Day in Court
Amanda Katch sues Jim Klass over a date gone wrong and the first five president’s wives testify about what contributions their husbands made to America. Comprehension questions are embedded in the text.
Lesson plan

Abraham Lincoln
Gettysburg Address Eyewitness reader’s theater and extension activities

Post Civil War reader's theater
9 scripts (most with multiple scenes so the class can work in groups that cover W.E. B. Du Bois, Booker T. Washington, Exodusters, Soddies, cattle and cowboys, the Transcontinental Railroad, Chinese immigration, Native Americans, land grabs and Teddy Roosevelt as a segue to Spanish American War) 20 pages
Discussion or journaling questions to deepen thinking. (20 .PDF and 20 .DOC)

Seven Civil Rights Trials reader's theater
7 trials (14 scripts differentiated by ability) Brown vs. The Board of Education, Plessy vs. Ferguson, The Dredd Scott Case, The Kentucky Trolley Car Case, Elkison vs. the Negro Sailors Act, and the trials of Margaret Douglas and Captain Jonathan Walker
PPT
Lesson plans and extension activities

Martin Luther King reader's theater
2 scripts (12 pages) Letter from a Birmingham Jail and I Have a Dream.
2 page assessment (including listing, comprehension, matching and analysis questions plus a prompt for a written response) and answer key.

Spanish American War
scripts (5 pages, 10 scenes)
PPT (17 slides)
Congressional hearing/Grand Jury role play

WW1 and League of Nations scripts 3 reader’s theaters

Historical research and role play
Explorer of the Millennium Mystery Early Explorers
The Roosevelt Assassination Attempt
Who Assassinated JFK?

BONUS:
4 presidential bulletin board quick edits & writing prompts

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Total Pages
100+
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Bundle: American History reader's theater