Want to celebrate Canada's 150th birthday but dread teaching middle school History? Make lessons for your students more meaningful and relevant by introducing this script from my collection of short, historical-fiction screenplays written for young Canadians! Whether your students act them out, or simply take turns reading the parts, setting a dramtic storyline within an actual event is likely to entertain the most apathetic of pre-teens and adolescents, giving them an appreciation of their country's fascinating past!
This is the fifth of six available screenplays!
(Be sure to download the first one for free!)
"The American Revolution"
Feeling increased pressure from the Patriot crusade to break ties with the British monarchy, the Tulloch family faces the prospect that moving north to the Canadas may be a Loyalist family’s only chance for a safe and prosperous life.