These reader's theater scripts, tips, printable props, and guidelines will encourage student involvement in reading, writing, listening, and speaking activities.
Conducted with expert historical interpreters from Plimoth Plantation, a living museum of 17th-century Plymouth that showcases the Wampanoag People and the Colonial English community in the 1600s, these interviews are a creative entry point into life in 1621.
Here are three quick ideas to help you get started:
- Break each interview into short sections and assign small groups to perform the interviews
- Have students write a letter as one of the characters portrayed in an interviews
- Use the interviews as research starters and have students write their own original reader's theater skits
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