In this hilarious 35-minute Reader's Theater script-story famous explorers of North America join together to cite their exploits and banter with one another. The script has nine speaking parts, and characters include Christopher Columbus, Amerigo Vespucci, Leif Ericson, Cabeza de Vaca, Sir Walter Raleigh, John Smith, Chief Powhatan, and Pocahontas. This lighthearted script would make a great addition to any American Literature or history unit. The script-story also includes a 2-page teacher guide including relevant background information, script summary, recall questions, connections, teachable terms, and discussion questions.
Note: This script is excerpted from Searching for America: The New World by Zachary Hamby