Readers Theatre Script!
Fun and interactive way to learn about the Irish Potato Famine.
-Can be made into a small production or simply print off and hand out to small groups.
-Refers to ships that carried Irish Immigrants escaping the Potato Famine. When the potato crop failed it caused many Irish people to flee the country on ships or risk starvation. Conditions on the ships were horrible. It was said that sharks followed the ships because so many bodies were thrown overboard.