Reader's Theatre: The Exaggerated but True Story of the US Constitution

Reader's Theatre:  The Exaggerated but True Story of the US Constitution
Reader's Theatre:  The Exaggerated but True Story of the US Constitution
Reader's Theatre:  The Exaggerated but True Story of the US Constitution
Reader's Theatre:  The Exaggerated but True Story of the US Constitution
Reader's Theatre:  The Exaggerated but True Story of the US Constitution
Reader's Theatre:  The Exaggerated but True Story of the US Constitution
Reader's Theatre:  The Exaggerated but True Story of the US Constitution
Reader's Theatre:  The Exaggerated but True Story of the US Constitution
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Reader's Theatre • United States Constitution

Fluency, group work, and reinforcing the story of our U.S.
CONSTITUTION
are the goals with this humorous and witty Reader's Theatre script!

Designed with 5th - 8th graders in mind, this witty script that will reinforce or introduce the story of our U.S. Constitution, while making history memorable and increasing reading fluency!

To complete this project, students will NOT
• have to memorize anything!
• need costumes (it's more fun if you do, however)!
• need props (it's more fun if you do, however)!
• need to perform the script (It's more fun if you do, however)

This Reader's Theatre can either be performed for your own class, another class, or for your hard-working school staff.

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Download includes:

• table of contents

• description of what Reader's Theatre is and its benefits

• teacher's notes that include (see this Product Preview for more details):
→ a summary of the Constitution story

→ vocabulary included in the Reader's Theatre:
Parliment, boycott, frugal, debt, delegate, Articles of
Confederation,tax, Stamp Act, Townsend Acts, Boston Tea Party,
Napoleon, militia, tyrant, patriot, Declaration of Independence, and
the U.S. Constitution


→ reading level: 5.5 (suitable for grades 5-8)

→ number of parts for girls and boys (19 parts total include 12 male
and 7 female parts or some of the larger parts can be cut in half for a
total of 24 parts)


→ costumes and props (suggestions only)

• explanation letter to send home to parents

CONSTITUTION VOCABULARY INTEGRATED into the script!

• vocabulary practice sheet

• student rehearsal and performance checklist

• post discussion questions based on building good character (can be used for
Socratic Circles too)

WRITING SKILL SHEET: summarizing notebook page

FOR FUN: "Which Founding Father are You Most Like?"

• 5-page witty, laugh aloud script with a suggested 5-day lesson plan for maximum fluency

• answer key


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Juli Engel
Total Pages
18 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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