Teacher Designed Materials

I Have a Dream MLK Black History Reader's Theater

by Mack Lewis

Reader’s theater from the pages of Scholastic’s Storyworks magazine, this original play is based on a true story from Dr. King’s childhood in which neighborhood white boys refused to play baseball with him due to ...

Subjects English Language Arts
Grades 4 - 6
Types Group Activities

$3.50

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(6.24 MB)

In the Jailhouse with Dr. King Black History Reader's Theater Script

by Mack Lewis

Imagine if your first encounter with Martin Luther King took place behind bars. In the Jailhouse with Dr. King is set during the Montgomery Bus Boycott and is loosely based on King’s own writing about his first incarceration. It ...

Subjects English Language Arts
Grades 7 - 8
Types Activities

$3.50

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(2.11 MB)

Jackie Robinson Black History Reader's Theater Classroom Play Script

by Mack Lewis

Enrich your Black History Month activities with this compelling play about Jackie Robinson. Over my twenty years of using drama in the classroom, kids say this is one of their favorites to enact. This original script recounts the ...

Subjects English Language Arts
Grades 4 - 6
Types Miscellaneous

$3.50

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(1.25 MB)

Lunch Counter Sit-Ins Civil Rights Black History Reader's Theater Script

by Mack Lewis

Imagine if your students could witness the start of the Sit-in Movement. They will be when you liven up your MLK Day lessons, Black History Month activities, or your Civil Rights unit with this powerful classroom play set during the ...

Subjects English Language Arts
Grades 4 - 6
Types Activities

$3.50

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(2.66 MB)

Bloody Sunday Selma March Civil Right Black History Reader's Theater Play Script

by Mack Lewis

Students of all ages will quickly connect with eight-year old Sheyann Webb. When African-Americans were being denied the right to vote, she became Martin Luther King’s “Smallest Freedom Fighter” by joining ...

Subjects Social Studies/History
Grades 4 - 6
Types Activities

$3.50

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(4.47 MB)

Emancipation Reader's Theater Black History Play Script

by Mack Lewis

Freedom for the First Time is an emotionally powerful play based on actual Civil War-era narratives. It's historically-accurate, kid-friendly, and comes embedded with comprehension questions and historic photos. It tells the ...

Subjects English Language Arts
Grades 4 - 6
Types Group Activities

$3.50

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(3.61 MB)

MLK's Freedom March Civil Rights Reader's Theater Play Script

by Mack Lewis

How much more powerful would your Civil Rights unit be if your students could participate in the actual events? They can with quality read aloud plays such as MLK’s Freedom March . One of the hallmarks of a quality historical play ...

Subjects Social Studies/History
Grades 4 - 6
Types Common Core

$3.50

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(3.85 MB)

Claudette Colvin "Twice Toward Justice" Civil Rights Reader's Theater Play Script

by Mack Lewis

Did you know Rosa Parks wasn’t the first? Here’s an original play from the Montgomery Bus Boycott . The Girl Who Got Arrested adds a new perspective on the Civil Rights Movement. As the first passenger to be arrested for ...

Subjects English Language Arts
Grades 4 - 6
Types Activities

$3.50

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(2.91 MB)

Box Brown's Freedom Crate Reader's Theater Class Play Script

by Mack Lewis

Historically accurate, carefully researched, and kid-friendly! Based on real events, Box Brown's Freedom Crate tells the story of Henry Brown. When Henry’s wife and children are sold away, Henry devises a plan to mail himself ...

Subjects English Language Arts
Grades 4 - 6
Types Activities

$3.50

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(2.82 MB)

MLK Reader's Theater Free Preview Pack

by Mack Lewis

Here’s an easy way to check out my professionally-published read aloud plays from the pages of Storyworks and Scope magazines. This free preview pack includes summaries and the first two pages of each of four reader’s ...

Subjects English Language Arts
Grades 4 - 6
Types Activities

$0.00

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(5.13 MB)
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