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Black History Month reader's theater scripts

Booker T. Washington reader's theater
Booker T. Washington reader's theater
K Applebee

Reader’s theater is an excellent way to build comprehension and fluency because it gives students an authentic reason to read and reread text. But with so many concepts to cover, how can teachers find the time? Easy – practice reading, cover history and celebrate Black History Month with one reader’s theater script.

Trolley Car Case script
K Applebee

TeachersPayTeachers has a number of scripts and some free resources for February’s Black History Month. Check them out below.

The Trolley Car Case – a single civil rights trial reader's theater script about the struggle for equal access to public transportation.

Seven Civil Right’s Trials in reader’s theater format. Choose one for an easy to produce parent night production.

Covers the Post-Civil War period emphasizing W.E.B. DuBois, Ida Wells and Booker T. Washington.

ABC Order and Make-a-Word printables featuring African American Heroes. Students also practice handwriting on answer blanks with handwriting lines.

Check out previous articles featuring more resources for Black History Month, African American Scientists and free reader’s theater scripts.