by Patricia Taylor Boswell The Beginning of America is a readers theater that tells the early history of the United States of America. It contains language and facts that children can understand and use to build ideals and principles of good citizenship that will last a lifetime. When students engage in meaningful readers theater, famous words from our nations past become a part of their very fibers. This patriotic program lasts only about thirty minutes and requires minimal practice and memorization. Teachers and parents can assist students in performing or reading The Beginning of America as a supplement to any elementary curriculum. (2003 paperback, 32 pages) Availability: Usually ships in 2-3 business days.