Teach students about the harsh experiences and struggles that families faced during the Great Depression. While acting out this script, students will learn the importance of hard work and sacrifice. The roles in this script are written at different reading levels. This feature allows teachers to easily implement differentiation and English language learner strategies and assign specific roles to students in a way that accommodates individual reading skills. By using differentiation strategies, teachers can get all students involved and engaged in the same activity, whether they are struggling or proficient readers. Everyone can feel successful and can enjoy improving their fluency through performance! While performing this story with others, students can also practice interacting cooperatively and using expressive voices and gestures. With an accompanying poem and song for additional fluency practice, this script is a dynamic resource for your fifth and sixth graders. This colorful, leveled script is sure to get all students participating and confidently practicing fluency in a unique way.