PLAYS OF AMERICAN BIOGRAPHIES
Classroom Plays for Social Studies, American History
* Written by L.E. McCullough, Ph.D.
* ISBN: 1-56472-243-0
* Retail List Price: $17.00 (check online retailers for other prices)
Come face-to-face with four famous Americans!
Plays of American Biographies are interactive learning aids designed to make history and cultural study come alive for your students. These plays are foundations and stepping-off points for further research and learning by your students. Though each play script is self-contained and based on actual curriculum material, the format allows for additional information teachers might wish to insert.
1. George Washington: America’s Founding Father. December 13, 1799: now retired at his Mount Vernon home, former President George Washington looks back on a life of service to his country.
2. Meet the President: A Lunch-Time Visit with Abraham Lincoln. April 14, 1865: President Abraham Lincoln chats with a group of Washington school children on topics of national interest.
3. Chief Sitting Bull: Life of a Warrior. December 15, 1890: Sioux Chief Sitting Bull prepares for a final showdown with the authorities at Standing Rock Reservation, South Dakota.
4. Taking a Walk for Justice: Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Montgomery Bus Boycott. The non-violent philosophy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is shaped by his participation in the Mongtomery Bus Boycott of 1955-56.