Frederick Douglass: Abolitionist, Author, Speaker(A Reader's Theater Script)

Frederick Douglass: Abolitionist, Author, Speaker(A Reader's Theater Script)
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Looking for a Reader's Theater Script on Frederick Douglass? If, so, check out this play, part of my Ms. Bie Ografee Talk Show Series. Part of my Ms. Bie Ografee Talk Show Series of Reader's Theater Scripts, there are comprehension questions, a Did You Know? section,a Teacher page with extensions/links and key. Students will learn lots of information on abolitionist, author and speaker, Frederick Douglass.

The script uses a "studio" audience who asks questions of Ms. Bie Ografee's guest, Frederick Douglass.

Could be helpful during Black History Month or if you are covering this period of history. The play could also be an activity for a substitute or for a Friday activity or when you'd like to introduce your students to famous people in American History.

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1. Civil War: Women Soldiers

It is estimated that approximately 400-700 WOMEN fought as soldiers during all the major battles of the Civil War.(1861-1865) Since females were not allowed to fight in battles at that time, those women that did become soldiers disguised themselves as men! This Ms. Bie Ografee Talk Show Reader's Theater Script features Sarah Rosetta Wakeman, Sarah Emma Edmonds, Amy Clarke and Mary Galloway. Three of these women fought on the Union side during the Civil War and one fought for the Confederacy. Students will learn about these women soldiers and their contribution to the Civil War. The format is a talk show host with a studio audience who get to ask questions of the "guests". There is also a Did You Know? section of facts on the Civil War, Comprehension Questions and a teacher page with extension activities, additional links of interest and the key to the comprehension questions.Civil War: Women Soldiers. A Reader's Theater Script

2. Part of my Ms. Bie Ografee series, Ms. Bie Ografee welcomes Mathew Brady to her talk show. Students will have fun acting out the parts of this informative play on the "Father of Photojournalism" and learning about his photography especially recording the events of the Civil War.Mathew Brady

3. Abraham Lincoln. The fun/informative play uses the format of Abraham Lincoln being a guest on a talk show and the studio audience asks questions about his life. Part of my Ms. Bie Ografee's Talk Show Series.Abraham Lincoln, A Reader's Theater Script

4. Learn about Abe Lincoln with this informative web quest! President Lincoln started our national Thanksgiving holiday. Did you know that Abraham Lincoln didn't like the name Abe and even his wife called him, Lincoln?Skills include:reading for information and using research/computer skills. Extension activities for Language Arts included, too! Abraham Lincoln, A Webquest

5. Reader's Theater Script on Mary Todd Lincoln: Need a quick Friday(or day before a vacation)activity?Teaching American History?Want to to practice oral reading fluency in Language Arts and need a biographical play?Try this fun/information Mary Todd Lincoln play based on the To Tell the Truth Game Show.Grades 4 and up. Comprehension questions,discussion questions,activities as well as links for more information are also included: Mary Todd Lincoln, A Reader's Theater Script

6. Use this informative Reader's Theater Script to learn about Harriet Tubman, ex-slave who became the most famous conductor of the Underground Railroad, aUnion Spy and women's suffrage advocate. The fun/informative play uses the format of Harriet Tubman being a guest on Ms. Bie Ografee's talk show and the studio audience asks questions about her life and contributions. Great for Black History Month in February or Women's History Month in March. Comprehension questions/extension activities, key.Harriet Tubman, A Reader's Theater Script

7. Looking for a reading passage and activities on Sojourner Truth? If, so, check out this resource which is part of my Let's Meet Series. Done in the first person, students will learn about the life of Sojourner Truth. Also included are Did You Know? Fun Facts, Comprehension Questions, a Map Activity and a Teacher Page with extension activities.

Could be helpful during Black History Month,Women's History Month or if you are covering this period of history. The reading passage activity could also be a lesson for a substitute or for a Friday activity.Sojourner Truth:


Check out my Let's Meet Series:

I have a number of similar reading passages on famous people in this series, “Let’s Meet…” including: Phillis Wheatley(poet), Joan of Arc(Military leader/Heroine of France), Mary Anning (paleontologist) ,Caroline Herschel(Astronomer), Hildegard of Bingen(writer/composer), Artemisia(Female Naval Commander during the Battle of Salamis), Sophie Brahe(Astronomer), Enheduanna(first known Poet),Hanno(Sea Explorer of the Phoenicians), Agnodice(First Female Doctor of Ancient Greece), Hypatia(First female mathematician), Aglaonike(astronomer), Alexander the Great(famous general), Aesop(Fable Writer of Ancient Greece), Hannibal(famous general), Ramses(Great Pharaoh), Hatshepsut(Female Pharaoh) and Socrates(Philosopher of Ancient Greece).

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