This is a readers' theater adaptation of "Dr. Heidegger's Experiment," by Nathaniel Hawthorne's short story about old age, and the wish to be young.The script will bring this classic to life for students, while remaining true to the original story. With 6 parts, the story can be used in small groups, or the parts can be switch at scene changes for use in larger classrooms.
The packet includes:
* the readers' theater script
* suggestions for:
- pre- and post-reading activities,
- questions for discussion
- reproducible quiz
- answer keys
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