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- This resource includes seven famous writers in history.Includes:William Shakespeare: A Reader’s Theater ScriptCharles Dickens: A Reader’s Theater ScriptHans Christian Andersen: A Reader’s Theater ScriptEdgar Allan Poe: A Reader’s Theater ScriptLouisa May Alcott: A Reader’s Theater ScriptSojourner Tr$30.75$33.05Save $2.30
Part of my Ms.Bie Ografee Talk Show series of Reader's Theater Scripts, the guest is Louisa May Alcott. A "studio" audience asks Ms. Bie Ografee's guest questions about her life and accomplishments. There are 11 audience questioners, a Did You Know? section of fun facts, comprehension questions and a teacher page with extension activities, additional links and the key.
Other Reader's Theater Scripts on famous people in Literature:
1. You may also be interested in my biographical play on Hans Christian Andersen.
This reader's theater play introduces kids to fairy tale writer,Hans Christian Andersen. His story, The Ugly Duckling, some say was actually about him. Great activity for Anti-Bullying Month in October to go along with reading of this fairytale. Comprehension questions, discussion questions, extension activities and resources are included.
2.This fun/informative play uses the format of William Shakespeare, being a guest on a talk show. A studio audience asks questions to learn about his life. Part of my Ms. Bie Ografee's Talk Show Series. Also includes: Comprehension/Did You Know?section, LOTS of extension activities/links/key.
3. Part of my Ms. Bie Ografee Talk Show Series, students will be introduced to the life of Charles Dickens, one of the most famous writers of all time. There are 11 questioners in the play as well as a Did You Know? section of fun facts, comprehension questions and a teacher page with extension activities, additional links and the key:
4. Edgar Allan Poe: An American short story writer and poet, Poe, is remembered for such stories as Murder in the Rue Morgue ,The Tell Tale Heart and The Fall of the House of Usher. Poe’s poem, The Raven, is considered the most famous poem in American history! Edgar Allan Poe is considered to be one of the first science fiction writers and first writer of the modern detective story. Use this Reader's Theater Script to introduce students to this famous American Writer.Part of my Ms. Bie Ografee Talk Show Series, there are 8 Audience Questioners who ask questions of Ms. Bie Ografee's guest, Edgar Allan Poe. There is a Did You Know? fun fact section, comprehension questions and a Teacher Page with extension activities and the key.
1. Louisa May Alcott was a Suffragette. Read about the efforts of suffragettes to get the right to vote for women. Nell Richardson and Alice Burke, two women who wanted to promote awareness for women’s suffrage, (the right to vote) decided to go on a cross country road trip. Back in 1916, this wasn’t as simple as it would be today. There were few paved roads, no interstate highway system. (1916)
Reader’s Theater Script on the life of Susan B. Anthony.
3. On January 10, 1917, a group of suffragettes angry with President Wilson for not supporting a women's right to vote, decided to protest, standing outside 12 different sections of the White House. The women felt that the President would be forced to see them any time he left or returned to the White House. Rain or shine, warm or frigid temperatures, the women silently stood, holding banners and signs. Some of the women got frost bite. Holding banners for hours caused arms to ache.The woman got the nickname “Silent Sentinels”.
Mrs. Bie Ografee Talk Show Reading Theater Scripts:
Leonardo da Vinci
Visit with a Crusader
Visit with a Victim of the Black Death
Martin Luther King Jr.
George Washington Carver
Sir Isaac Newton
Moon Landing: Interview with first astronauts to walk on the moon
Visit with a Pilgrim
Revolutionary War Female Spies
Revolutionary War Tory
James Madison, Father of the Constitution
Pioneer Woman, Narcissa Whitman
Civil War Women Soldiers
Lewis and Clark
California Gold Rush: Visit with a ‘49er
A Road trip Across the USA for Women’s Suffrage
WW 2: Women Pilots
Susan B. Anthony
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Louisa May Alcott
Edgar Allen Poe
Visit with a Leprechaun
Visit with a Groundhog
To Tell the Truth Plays:
Hans Christian Andersen
First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt
First Lady Edith Wilson
First Lady Florence Harding
First Lady Hillary Clinton
First Lady Michelle Obama
First Lady Abigail Adams
First Lady Martha Washington
First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln
First Lady Dolly Madison
First Lady Lady Bird Johnson
My website for teachers/kids has lots of geography activities, short reads, factoids on different topics, news, career surveys, bell ringers and more.