History is made up of sweeping dramas filled with interesting people, exciting events, and thought-provoking deeds. The plays in this book are designed to bring the excitement and drama of history into your classroom while building language skills and self-esteem. The eight plays included deal with: the Salem Witch Trials, Francis Scott Key, Abolitionists, the Gold Rush, the Civil War, Red Cloud, Mill Children, and World War I. Dramas offer plenty of speaking roles to ensure the involvement of the entire class, no matter the reading level. 96 pp.