Reader's theater is a great way to introduce new concepts to your students while also improving fluency and expression.
This reader's theater script is a perfect addition to your social studies unit on the Civil War. It helps to introduce the differences between the North and the South leading up to the Civil War, specifically highlighting issues of slavery that existed in the South.
The script is about a ship captain and his shipmates from the North delivering cargo marked for southern plantations. The characters discuss how the issues of slavery in the South are causes increasing tensions between the North and the South.
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