Donkey Tale 2: Adding Dialogue Lesson

Donkey Tale 2: Adding Dialogue Lesson Challenge your students to take their story dramas to the next level by adding dialogue. Building off our first Donkey Tale Lesson, this extended lesson asks students to plan and practice their own versions of the story, this time adding a moment of dialogue that reveals something about their … Read more

The Box Poem

The Box Poem Grasshoppers, beetles, and black slugs, oh my! This playful poem tells the story of a child who fills their favorite box with everything from bugs to buttons. Students in grades 2-5 can use this poem to practice imitation, emotions, and body object skills. You may also choose to integrate Language Arts learning … Read more

Does Anybody Have a Stamp? Poem

Does Anybody Have a Stamp? Poem Why is it that we never get fun mail anymore? In this hilarious poem, all the narrator wants is to finally receive a real letter instead of junk mail – but the mailman has other ideas. This poem provides a great opportunity for students in grades 3-6 to practice … Read more

Return to Sender! Poem

Return to Sender! Poem Have you ever been tempted to try and mail yourself all the way to grandma’s house? In this entertaining and goofy poem, a kid does exactly that… with mixed results! This poem provides a perfect opportunity for students in grades 1-5 to practice imitation, emotions, and Action/Reaction skills. You may also … Read more

The Actor’s Nightmare! Poem

The Actor’s Nightmare! Poem We’ve all woken up from this kind of dream… you’re on stage, you’re in costume, the lights go up, and everything goes wrong! This exciting and mildly terrifying poem details a school play gone wrong. Humorous and filled with vivid characters, this poem provides a great opportunity for students in grades … Read more

Pirate Poem

Pirate Poem Have you ever wanted to go on a swashbuckling adventure… right in the middle of the school day? This adventurous poem provides great opportunities for students in grades 2-5 to practice imitation, emotions, and transformation skills. As the instructor, you may also choose to integrate Character Education skills by discussing the role of … Read more

Mom Poem

Mom Poem  Crumbs on the chair, mud on the stairs, leaves in your hair… There’s no better way to drive your Mom up the wall! This whimsical poem tells the story of a kid who is grounded for making a huge mess. Filled with fun opportunities for imitation, this poem is the perfect way for … Read more

Life Isn’t Fair Poem

Life Isn’t Fair Poem Life isn’t fair – one the hardest lessons to learn for children and grown-ups alike! In this poem, the speaker narrates a series of minor household catastrophes that result in them receiving an unjust timeout. This piece provides a great opportunity for students in grades 2-4 to practice imitation, emotion, and … Read more

Laughing Poem

Laughing Poem This seemingly silly poem contains an important message about Anti-Bullying. Short and simple, this poem is a great way for students in grades K-3 to practice imitation, emotions, and collaboration skills. You may also integrate Character Education by discussing the poem’s Anti-Bullying message. We have included some step-by-step delivery instructions to help you … Read more

Halloween Night Poem

Halloween Night Poem Witches, goblins and ghosts… oh my! This spooky Halloween-themed adventure provides the perfect opportunity for students in grades 2-6 to practice transformation, collaboration and creating sound effects. You may also integrate Language Arts into this lesson by discussing how these factors can help create a setting. We have included some step-by-step delivery … Read more