Mesopotamia Readers Theater Plays (With Leveled Parts)

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  1. A bundle of 4 sets of leveled readers' theater plays. Each set contains 3 plays with parts written at a variety of reading levels so even your must struggling students can engage in the content while practicing reading fluency!Historical TopicsAncient MesopotamiaAncient EgyptAncient Greece Ancient
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Three leveled readers' theater plays that describe various aspects of ancient Mesopotamian civilization and culture.

The first play, How the Gods Gave Writing, is a Mesopotamian myth about writing. The second play, Setting Laws in Stone, is about Hammurabi developing the first set of written laws. The third play, But, I Can't Remember... How Writing May Have Begun, is a fictional story of how writing may have been started.

Leveled Parts

How the Gods Gave Writing

•Nabu - 1st Grade

•Marduk - 2nd Grade

•Sin - 3rd Grade

•Narrator - 5th Grade

Setting Laws in Stone

•Hammurabi - 2nd Grade

•Mother - 3rd Grade

•Amos - 3rd Grade

•Narrator - 4th Grade

But, I Can't Remember... How Writing May Have Begun

•Zicu - 1st Grade

•Gandu - 2nd Grade

•Gal - 3rd Grade

•Narrator - 4th Grade

These are also a great opportunity for lower readers to practice reading fluency!

Check out the preview for the first two pages of each play to see if they are just right for you and your classroom.

Total Pages
17 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 hour
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