Outside the Box
This fun and entertaining 5th grade curriculum related presentation is done in the form of a melodrama, casting King George of England as the villain and the Founding Fathers as the great hero's of the show. As the story of the toils and hardships of the Colonists are relayed by a school teacher to her students (all student cast)
The Audience can hiss and hurrah the cast as this show moves along with great spirit showing men and women who added their talents, minds and efforts to the creation of this wonderful country.
Watch Jefferson, Franklin and the others as they deal with the King who won't hear their pleas and a new nation in support of a Declaration of Independence. The taxes, the soldiers that oppressed the colonists and much, much more
Fun, energetic music as well as reverent but strong patriotic songs fill this presentation. This presentation parallels the core for 5th grade.