Send your students back in time to 1770 by allowing them to perform this skit for the class or the entire school. Teachers will especially love the format of the activity, which encourages students to add content to the skit using factual information.
This skit writing activity is a fun and engaging way to bring creativity and history together for an experience your students will never forget.
"The Boston Massacre" drama includes a conversation between Crispus Attucks and an angry Bostonian who stirs up the mob and gets Crispus killed. British soldiers are put on trial in scene 2 where Paul Revere accuses them of cold-blooded murder and John Adams defends their right to a fair trial. Your students will be encouraged to complete the skit by imagining how trial progressed and writing lines for Paul Revere, John Adams, and any other characters they would like to add.
Download this 2-page Microsoft Word document and you can add or delete content to suit your needs.
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