Act out the story of a group of children who need to set rules for their camping trip! They use the US Constitution as an example, discovering the reasons it was written, what it means for democracy, and how it gives citizens rights, laws, and freedoms. Will the children be able to make a camping constitution of their own?
This script includes six roles at different reading levels. Teachers can apply differentiation and English language learner strategies to assign roles in a way that accommodates struggling to proficient readers. All students can engage in one activity together, gaining confidence in their reading fluency and feeling successful, regardless of their current reading ability.
Students will also practice reading aloud, interacting cooperatively, and using expressive voices and gestures by performing this story together. This dynamic, colorful script is sure to benefit a classroom of varied readers.