As the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta approaches it is more important than ever that students understand its meaning to democratic governments around the world. Reading or presenting this short skit engages students with some of Magna Carta’s most enduring concepts and introduces its key players. Meant to reinforce understanding and familiarize students with the events of June15, 1215, this humorous send-up shows what could have happened in that field outside of London.
This download contains:
Script for short play, reader’s theatre, or radio drama.
Vocabulary for quick reminder of unfamiliar words and French phrases
Links to sources for further information on Magna Carta and its 800th anniversary
Listening and Comprehension Questions and answer key