Found at Sea (drama skit)
SAILING SHIPS, 19th century
Although listed as a “skit” this is more accurately scenes from a real ocean incident off Chile in 1862.
Summary: The captain’s wife sees a speck in the distance. Was it men adrift? Castaways? Pirates? Find out in this true story of life at sea during the time of iron men and wooden ships.
: 1862 Pacific Ocean
: 10 minutes
HOW CAN THIS SKIT BE USED?
- In history classes as reader’s theatre or semi-performed with scripts in hand.
- As an introduction into further study of life at sea as well as shipwrecks and search and rescue. (See topics in the resource.)
- In history or history-arts performances.
I'd love to hear how you used this. Cheers!
History and Drama teacher
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© Rebecca Locklear. For single use only.
***NOTE: As per TpT guidelines, no individual or group is negatively impacted by this skit.