A Soldier's Life
Readers Theater Scripts
Washington's Continental Army at Valley Forge survived disease, starvation, and death by exposure to the elements during the winter of 1777-78. However, under the leadership of Washington and Baron Von Steuben, they emerged from the winter as a disciplined fighting force prepared to face the professional British army.
SETTING: Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, Winter of 1777-1778
6 Reading parts: Narrator, Soldier One, Soldier Two, Officer One, Officer Two, Baron von Steuben
Number of pages: 9
Performance time: 4-5 minutes