Why I Chose to Create A Script About Harriet Tubman
Grades: 6 - 12

Video Description: Actress Glynis Brooks describes what inspired her to write a one-woman performance script on the life of Harriet Tubman.

Type of Video: Segment*
Unique Video ID: DTheatre-227**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • Use the video as part of an arts integration/cross curricular unit or activity as you study history topics such as slavery, the Civil War, Black History, Women’s History, etc.
  • Use the video as part of a theatre unit to give student insight into the writing process.


*Segment videos are short excerpts edited from interviews or interactive programs that offer flexible and differentiated ways to use the rich content included in the full-length conversation.

**The unique Video ID can be used to quickly locate a single video in the ET collection. This search function is designed to let teachers assign students to watch a specific video and have only that video appear as a search result. Just click on Search and choose “By Video ID.” Then type in the Video ID as it appears above. Be sure to include the dash.