This resource is a 5-Act, 25-role reader's theater script for Black History Month! This product covers famous African-Americans and their lives and accomplishments. 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: The Fight Against Slavery (Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass)
Act II: Achievements in Academics (Booker T. Washington and George Washington Carver)
Act III: The Harlem Renaissance (Langston Hughes and Louis Armstrong)
Act IV: Trailblazers in Athletics (Jackie Robinson and Muhammed Ali)
Act V: The Civil Rights Movement (Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King Jr.)
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!
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