24 Exciting Plays for Ancient History
Events drawn from prehistory through the fall of the Roman Empire form the backdrop for two dozen reproducible dramatisations. Designed primarily for class readings of 10–15 minutes, the plays may be converted into brief stage presentations for an audience. Dramatisations include Life in Ancient Sumer; Egypt, 2500 BC; Daniel the Prophet; Abraham: Monotheism and the Covenant; The Buddha and the Five Visitors; Asoka and the Mauryan (India) Empire; The Ch'in and Han Dynasties; Ancient Athens: Citizen Debate; and Alexander the Great: Dream to the Winds.
Provides historic insight through short, in-class readings.
Grades 6–10.177 pages.