Sixth Grade Assessments

Measuring student progress and achievement in drama requires a combination of written and performance-based assessment.  On this page, there are a variety of tools to assess student learning and the effectiveness of instruction, customizable based on your assessment needs.  These tools were designed to support the Sixth Grade Curriculum, and include both Performance Rubrics and … Read more

Thanksgiving Lesson

Thanksgiving Lesson If you enjoyed our Halloween lesson, this is another great way to bring a seasonal theme into the classroom! Designed for students in grades 3-12, this lesson guides students through devising their own Thanksgiving-related story while working on collaboration, imitation and planning and practicing skills. You can also integrate Language Arts learning through … Read more

Blending Tableau with Social Studies: Three Scenes from History

Blending Tableau with Social Studies: Three Scenes from History Help students deepen their analysis of a historical text by adapting it into scenes! In this lesson, students in grades 3-12 expand their understanding of levels, shapes, and illusion of action by creating tableaux based on a nonfiction or historical fiction text. Integrating both Language Arts … Read more

Halloween Lesson

Halloween Lesson It’s always fun to bring a seasonal theme into the classroom – especially one as playful and imaginative as Halloween! Designed for students in grades 3-12, this lesson guides students through devise their own Halloween themed story while working on collaboration, imitation and planning and practicing skills. You can also integrate Language Arts … Read more

Revolutionary War: The Printing Press

Revolutionary War: The Printing Press Connecting historical events to movement and narrative can be a great way to help students in grades 5-7 memorize dates and facts.  In this lesson, students read a story about a parent and child who are on different sides of the American Revolution. While using collaboration, imitation, and character transformation … Read more

Connecting Drama and Science – Body Objects: With Setting, Environments and Details

Connecting Drama and Science – Body Objects: With Setting, Environments, and Details Discover the striking parallels between establishing setting in drama and studying environments from a scientific standpoint. This lesson, designed for grades 3-8, goes in-depth on both topics, challenging students to be detail-oriented and collaborative in their thinking. Students can hone their transformation and … Read more

Statue Sentences Lesson

Statue Sentences Lesson Learning how to write clear, complete sentences can be one of the most challenging concepts for students to learn. This comprehensive integrated lesson combines drama and language arts to help students gain mastery over their writing. Utilizing movement, partner work, and concentration skills, this lesson helps students in grades 2-4 get more … Read more

Rooster’s Off to Save the World Lesson

Rooster’s Off to Save the World Lesson At first glance, math and drama skills may seem like an unlikely pairing. However, in this playful lesson for grades K-2, students can practice addition and subtraction while honing their movement and animal transformation skills. Based on the beloved book by Eric Carle, this integrated lesson helps students … Read more

Poetry Through Vocal Expression

Poetry Through Vocal Expression Lesson How can we use our voices to express meaning and tell stories? This lesson delves into the wonders of poetry, and eases students from individual work to partner work to whole class performance. Designed for grades 3-12, this lesson is a fantastic way to help students practice concentration, collaboration and … Read more