Will life ever be the same again? This silly poem about a child mourning a melting ice cream cone is perfect for grades 2-5. Actors can practice collaboration, believable action, narrator skills, and problem solving as they create a dramatic scene. We have also included some recommended step-by-step delivery ideas to help you turn the poem into a full lesson.
To maximize student achievement, download this drama journal for students to use as reflection or formative assessment. For each poem, we have created a corresponding journal page for your students. A drama journal allows participants to reflect on their learning and artistic growth (metacognition). It also allows you, the teacher, to see how students are using the drama vocabulary, thinking about big ideas, and perceiving their own strengths and weaknesses.