Three Abraham Lincoln Reader's Theater Scripts
Add action and relevancy to curricular themes like Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War with these three Reader's Theater scripts.
- Grades: 1–2, 3–5
Using read-aloud plays in the classroom is an excellent way to:
- build oral literacy skills, and reading fluency.
- encourage listening skills.
- bring new life to familiar themes.
- draw out quiet or at-risk students.
Try one of these three reader's theater scripts with your students.
With roles for three story tellers, one Abe Lincoln, and a chorus of the rest of the class, this reader's theater script is perfect for a school assembly or performance for parents.
This twist on a history lesson includes 11 roles. In the short "guess'who" play the audience is invited to determine which of the three contestants is the real "Honest Abe."
With 12 parts, and serious themes, this reader's theater script tackles topics of slavery and the human cost of the Civil War. Culminating in the delivery of the Gettysburg Address, this short play is sure to drive home the dynamic and emotional truth of American History.