Ancient History Readers' Theater Brings the Past to Life ~ 12 Scripts, Background Information, Extension Activities, and Discussion Questions ~ BookWhy use readers' theater in history classes? The format gives students a sense of involvement with the human dramas that make up history. The 12 scripts are based on historic events and are accompanied by background information, extension activities (including literature connections), and discussion questions. Topics: Babylon; The Reign of Hatshepsut; Ancient Israel; Athens; Alexander the Great; Ancient Science and Archimedes; The Great Library at Alexandria; Ancient China; Julius Caesar; Pompeii; Hypatia of Alexandria; and Antony and Cleopatra. ©2008, 112 pages, reproducible, softbound, grades 5-8.