History Speaks: Picture Books Plus Reader's Theater

Bring to life important stories from U.S. history with the History Speaks: Picture Books Plus Reader’s Theater. These books bring together illustrated picture books with reader’s theater scripts for students to practice fluency. In the back of each book, you’ll find a script and instructions for putting on a reader’s theater performance of each adventure. From the individual book pages below, you can download additional copies of the script plus sound effects, background images, and more ideas that will help make your reader’s theater performance a success.

Cover: Benjamin Brown and the Great Steamboat Race
Cover: The Little Rock Nine Stand Up for Their Rights
Cover: Alice Ray and the Salem Witch Trials
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History Speaks: Picture Books Plus Reader's Theater — eBook Set
Multi-user eBook $383.85, 12 titles
  • Available in limited formats
  • Soon! Fall 2020
  • New! Spring 2020
  • New! Fall 2019
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Alice Ray and the Salem Witch Trials
Annie Shapiro and the Clothing Workers' Strike
Benjamin Brown and the Great Steamboat Race
Clara Morgan and the Oregon Trail Journey
Ellen Craft's Escape from Slavery
Enrique Esparza and the Battle of the Alamo
George Washington and the Story of the U.S. Constitution
John Greenwood's Journey to Bunker Hill
Johnny Moore and the Wright Brothers' Flying Machine
Lizzie Newton and the San Francisco Earthquake
President Lincoln, Willie Kettles, and the Telegraph Machine
The Little Rock Nine Stand Up for Their Rights
  • Available in limited formats
  • Soon! Fall 2020
  • New! Spring 2020
  • New! Fall 2019

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History Speaks: Picture Books Plus Reader's Theater

Bring to life important stories from U.S. history with the History Speaks: Picture Books Plus Reader’s Theater. These books bring together illustrated picture books with reader’s theater scripts for students to practice fluency. In the back of each book, you’ll… View →