A Readers' Theater and Read Aloud Story that introduce students to the people who lived and worked at George Washington's Mount Vernon plantation. Students meet members of the Washington family, members of the enslaved community at Mount Vernon, and indentured servants working on the estate. This resource was created by 2015-2016 Life Guard Teacher Fellow Julie Huson.
- Students will learn about the various people who lived and worked at George Washington's Mount Vernon in the 18th century.
- Students will understand the societal, cultural, and economic conditions of 18th century American life that sustained plantation life.
- Speaking and Listening
- Reading for Perspective
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