The Battle of Halidon Hill (Middle Ages drama play)

;
Rebecca Locklear
71 Followers
Grade Levels
Not Grade Specific
Resource Type
Formats Included
  • PDF
Pages
8 pages
$10.00
$10.00
Share this resource
Report this resource to TPT
Rebecca Locklear
71 Followers

Description

14th century

How did a town in Scotland defend itself in a siege but end up losing a battle?

The extensive background information is serious; BUT the skit is showcased in a light-hearted way with toy bows and arrows. This is because "The Battle of Halidon Hill" was first performed as street drama in the English town where the battle took place. The purpose is to show HOW the battle was actually fought on the hill.

Type: True event

Time and Region: 1333 on the slopes of Halidon Hill, two miles northwest of Berwick-upon-Tweed, Scotland (now England)

Grades: 6-12, adults

Cast: 10

Performance Time: 8 minutes

WHERE IS THIS SKIT USED?

  • History classes (English and Scottish history in the 14th century)
  • Middle Ages fairs and events
  • Choral music with drama concerts

NOTE: The Great Siege and The Battle of Halidon Hill (both by Chris Green) are written in totally different styles; but they are linked because the siege happened before the battle.

✦ ✦ ✦Would you like to see photos of the place in England? Find out how I did the research by going to my website RIGHT HERE.

Connect with me

Click HERE ✅ to subscribe to my email NEWS BLAST for IDEAS!

FOLLOW ME on TpT for news bits and sales!

Enjoy!

Rebecca Locklear

www.rebeccalocklear.com

_________________________________________________________________

You might also be interested in other Middle Ages products...

✔️Medieval Outdoor Games

✔️Medieval Pike Demonstration

✔️Great Hall Escape - Two knights, a duke, and a fool (drama)

✔️The Angel: Crusader Knight and Celtic Christianity (drama, music)

✔️Beyond Scotland's Golden Age (drama)

✔️The Great Siege - Desperate Choices (drama)

✔️St. George and the DragonS Drama Skits

_________________________________________________________________

© Rebecca Locklear. For single use only.

****NOTE: Someone has to play the role of the king, but otherwise, as per TpT policy, the characters are made up. There is also no negative impact on any individual or group since all of this is in the public domain.

Total Pages
8 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
N/A
Report this resource to TPT
Reported resources will be reviewed by our team. Report this resource to let us know if this resource violates TPT’s content guidelines.

Reviews

Questions & Answers

71 Followers
TPT

TPT empowers educators to teach at their best.

More About Us

Keep in Touch!

Sign Up