Economics & Entrepreneurship & Elections, Grades 6–8+

Empower your students with a short unit or all year study of Economics or Entrepreneurship. We have one free script on Elections–"The Tiny Crooked Crack, grades 3–5" and "The Tiny Crooked Crack, Advanced, grades 6–8"; available near the end of this category listing. Choose from fiction and non-fiction resources from our growing buffet of Readers Theater scripts–all with annotated curriculum links for easy lesson plans.  

IMPORTANT:  Most of our scripts are available to our paying Script Buffet Club members only.  Each pays a little and reaps a lot.  :)

R = Readability grade level (based on Flesch-Kincaide Readability Formula)

 Gold Star 2     Gold Star 2     Gold Star 2 

Below are script titles in order of publication, most recent first. Click on any title to see an excerpt of the script and to access the full, printable script. (complete with annotated curriculum links for easy lesson plans).

Script Buffet Star =  exclusive for paying Script Buffet Club members

NOTE: To see the rest of the list, click "more articles >>" at the bottom of the page.

Recent articles

  Whale Phone Commercial (R = 4.1)
  Benjamin Franklin's Whistle Story (Simplified)) (R = 6.3)
  Benjamin Franklin Speaks About Growing Up (Simplified) (R = 4.9)
  The Benjamin Franklin Idea and Invention Show (Simplified) (R = 5.6, 6.2)
  The Benjamin Franklin Idea and Invention Show (Middle School) (R = 7.4)
  Benjamin Franklin's Whistle Story (Middle School) (R = 8.4)
  Benjamin Franklin Speaks About Apprenticeship and Beyond (R = 7.5)
  Benjamin Franklin Speaks About Growing Up (R = 6.3)
  Thomas Alva Edison: A Bright Boy Full of Surprises (Simplified) (R = 5.6)
  Thomas Edison–Inventor (Part 2 of his life) (Middle School) (R = 7.3)
  Thomas Alva Edison: A Bright Boy Full of Surprises (Middle School) (R = 6.7)
  Alexander Graham Bell–Part 2: Teacher and Inventor (R = 6.7)