Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Reader's Theater

Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Reader's Theater
Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Reader's Theater
Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Reader's Theater
Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Reader's Theater
Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Reader's Theater
Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Reader's Theater
Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Reader's Theater
Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Reader's Theater
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Product Description

This activity is a 5-act, 25-role reader's theater script for The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.! The script is research-based, historically accurate, and is great for classes studying American history or as a fun activity for Martin Luther King Jr. Day! Reader's Theater is an engaging instructional strategy for students that allows them to act out various historical scenes. This product also helps build fluency and reading comprehension skills.

The acts are as follows:

Act I: Early Life

Act II: Montgomery Bus Boycott

Act III: Trouble in Birmingham

Act IV: March on Washington

Act V: Final Years and Legacy

Each act includes discussion questions. There is a quiz for students at the conclusion of the play, as well as an extension activity in which students will create their own script through research for the life of Mahatma Gandhi!

Answer key is provided for the quiz.

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American History Reader's Theater Bundle

Mesoamerica (Maya, Aztecs, Incas) Reader's Theater Bundle

Ancient River Valley Civilizations Reader's Theater Bundle

World History Reader's Theater Bundle

History of the Holidays Reader's Theater Bundle

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2 days
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