Send your students back in time to 1774 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 Intolerable Acts" drama begins with a conversation between Lord Frederick North and William Lemon about how they should punish the colonists for The Boston Tea party and other various protests. Scene 2 opens in the home of a colonist in Boston who is forced to quarter, or give room and board to a British soldier (due to the Quartering Act). Students will be encouraged to write the kinds of things they would have said to each other as they shared a space in the family dwelling.
Download this 2-page Microsoft Word document and you can add or delete content to suit your needs.
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