Act out the story of famous inventor and statesman, Benjamin Franklin! This historical script takes readers on a journey with the curious Benjamin as he experiments with electricity, goes to London to fight for colonists' rights, and helps with the Constitution of the United States.
The six roles in this script are written at different reading levels, supporting differentiation and English language learner strategies. Teachers can easily assign specific roles to their students to accommodate all readers. All students can participate in this activity, helping them gain confidence and feel successful while building fluency.
Students will also practice reading aloud, interacting cooperatively, and using expressive voices and gestures while performing this story together. An accompanying song and poem give readers additional opportunities to engage in the story and build fluency. All of the features in this colorful script make it the perfect tool for a diverse classroom of learners!