This resource is a 5-Act, 25-role reader's theater script for the Ancient Maya Civilization! Reader's Theater is an engaging instructional strategy for middle grade students that allows them to act out various historical scenes. The acts are as follows:
Act I: Religion and the Pyramids
Act II: Hieroglyphics and Art
Act III: A Famous Ball Game (Recreation and Agriculture)
Act IV: A Legendary Calendar
Act V: A Mysterious Ending
Each act includes discussion questions. There is a quiz for students at the conclusion of the play, as well as an extension activity in which students will create their own script for the building of Chichen Itza and the Toltecs!
Answer key is provided for the quiz.
Created by The Lit Classroom
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Looks forward to using it in class.