Check out this fun/informative Reader's Theater Script on First Lady Edith Wilson. When her husband became ill, some say Edith did many of the responsibilities of the Presidency. Called the Acting First Man, Secret President and Presidentress of the United States, learn about this first lady with this Reader's Theaters Script. The play uses the format of To Tell the Truth, 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 impostors do not have to do so. Kids must be "truth detectives" to determine just who is the REAL Edith Wilson.
Check out this Women's History Month Webquest: There are many women who have made contributions which have shaped our world. This webquest can be done at any time during the year.Each web question contains information on the women highlighted. Extension links/activities are included as is the key. Grades 4 and up. Here are the highlighted women in this web quest: Elizabeth Blackwell Clara Barton Amelia Earhart Susan B Anthony Sally Ride Rosa Parks Jane. Goodall Eleanor Roosevelt Marie Curie Sacagawea:Women's History Webquest!Reader's Theater Script: Revolutionary War Spies:Culper Spy Ring and Female Agent 355: Female Spies during Revolutionary War
I really had fun researching and developing this play!
Resources of Interest:
1. Reader’s Theater Script: First Lady Michelle Obama
2. Reader’s Theater Script: First Lady Hillary Clinton
3. Reader’s Theater Script: First Lady Martha Washington
4. Reader’s Theater Script: Mary Todd Lincoln
5. Reader’s Theater Script: Eleanor Roosevelt
6. Reader’s Theater Script: Lady Bird Johnson
7. Reader’s Theater Script: Dolly Madison.
8. Reader’s Theater Script: Edith Wilson
Additionally, I have plays on Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Blackwell, Sacagawea, Amelia Earhart, Marian Anderson, Bessie Coleman, Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, Sequoyah, Marco Polo, Abraham Lincoln, da Vinci, Michelangelo, a Leprechaun, a Gold Prospector, the Tuskegee Airmen, Simon, a victim of the Black Death,Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Galileo, Edgar Allan Poe, Charles Dickens, William Shakespeare, WW2 Women Pilots, Female Soldiers in the Civil War and many more.
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