Colonial, Revolutionary, War of 1812 (U.S.), Grades 3-5

Click on a Readers Theater script title below to read an excerpt from the script and to access the printable PDF (complete with annotated curriculum links for easy lesson plans). 

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

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Below are summaries of scripts in order of publication, most recent first.

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Recent articles

  The Preamble to the Constitution of the United States (grades 3–12)
  Ben Franklin–The Be Better Plan (Part 1) (R = 3.1 & 1.9))
  Ben Franklin–The Be Better Plan (Part 2) (R = 3.4)
  Ben Franklin–The Be Better Plan (Parts 1-2) (R = 3.3 & 2.1)
  Benjamin Franklin's Virtues–Project Perfection (Simplified) (R = 5.0)
  Benjamin Franklin's Virtues–Project Perfection (R = 6.3)
  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)
  Benjamin Franklin Speaks About Growing Up (R = 6.3)
  Francis Scott Key and the Star-Spangled Banner (Simplified) (R = 4.6)
  Francis Scott Key and the Star-Spangled Banner (R = 5.9)