History Comes Alive: Using Social Studies to Improve Fluency and Comprehension

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In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students research Benjamin Franklin's life and his inventions in order to create a play script. Students then audition for their favorite parts using Readers Theater. After auditions, students create props, design costumes and perform the play before an audience.

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    Grade: 3 to 5

    Topics: Visual Arts, Writing Strategies, History-Social Science, United States History, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Theatre

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