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Using Drama in Careers Lesson

Using Drama in Careers Lesson Objective: students identify how drama is used in careers. What a wonderful lesson for career day or as you near the end of the school year. Students reflect on all of the skills and tools they have learned in drama and imagine how they might be used in a futu ...

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Ferdinand Lesson

Ferdinand Lesson: Fantasy & Real Life  Objective: students compare characters and situations in drama to situations and people in real life. Bullying and being misunderstood are topics explored through the story “Ferdinand” by Munro Leaf. This lesson in our third grade sequence c ...

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The First Woodpecker Lesson (Part 2)

The First Woodpecker Lesson (Part 2): Transformation  Objective: Students compare characters and situations in drama to situations and people in real life. Students combine the primary drama tools to create character and setting. Students demonstrate transformation in a drama. Transformat ...

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Little Breeze – Great Storm Lesson

Little Breeze – Great Storm Lesson: Building Schema  Objective: Students use personification in a drama. Students compare characters and situations in a drama to situations and people in real life. Where does the wind come from? How are great storms made? This is a wonderful science les ...

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Scarf Tale Lesson

Scarf Tale Lesson: Story Elements  Objective: students adapt and or revise story details. Students combine the primary tools (body, mind, voice) and a secondary tool (a prop) to create a drama. Students have fun with a scarf, passing it and transforming it. They participate in a story ab ...

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Adaptation of Living Things Lesson

Adaptation of Living Things Lesson  Objective: students adapt and/or revise story details. Animal characters make up the focus for "Greysum Opossum’s Way" (included). Students adapt the story by putting in their own ideas as they work in a team (part of the third grade objectives). This ...

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Lon Po Po Lesson

Lon Po Po Lesson: Conflict Objective: students identify conflict, problem and resolution in a story while problem solving. Lon Po Po by Ed Young is a Little Red Riding Hood story from another culture and is beloved by children who play this as a full class drama. The words Lon and Po Po me ...

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Lon Po Po Lesson

Paper Bag Princess Lesson

Paper Bag Princess Lesson: Story Elements Objective: students identify the story elements in a variety of dramatic stories. Who doesn’t love stories about princesses and princes with a dragon thrown in too? This is an old story with a new twist: the princess saves the day! This lesson fo ...

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Paper Bag Princess Lesson

Planning and Practicing: Why Frog and Snake Don’t Play Together Anymore

Frog & Snake Lesson:  Reviewing the Three Tools & Three P’s Objective: students combine the tools of drama (body, mind, voice) with the processes of planning and practicing to create a drama. Students play animal characters and speak dialogue in this tale of friendship and preju ...

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Frog & Snake Lesson

Hare & the Tortoise Lesson

Hare & the Tortoise Lesson: Animal Characters & Movement Choices Objective: students use movement to create characters and the illusion of traveling through space while standing in one spot. This lesson demonstrates the difference between locomotor and nonlocomotor movement and ho ...

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Hare & the Tortoise Lesson

The Vegetable Garden Lesson

The Vegetable Garden Lesson: Creating Characters  Objective: students compare actions of characters to real life behaviors and demonstrate how the body and voice are used to create character. A vegetable garden and a vineyard vie for attention in this story of a farmer who forgets the pro ...

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The Vegetable Garden Lesson

Mindless Woman Lesson

Mindless Woman Lesson:  Communicating with the Body Objective: students demonstrate how the drama tools are used to create a story. Based on an old Chinese folk tale, this lesson has groups working to create settings for a very humorous story (part of the first grade objectives). This is ...

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Mindless Woman Lesson

Early American Life Lesson

Early American Life Lesson: Creating Action Objective: students use the body to imitate character actions and create objects in a setting; they also identify problems and solutions in a story. Students reenact the lives of early American settlers, a great connection to Social Studies (earl ...

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Early American Life Lesson

Emotions Lesson

Emotions Lesson Objective: students identify and imitate simple emotions. Students identify and imitate simple emotions in beginning simple exercises. Next, they create a scene, using the body, to communicate an emotion through imitative action (part of the first grade objectives). Before ...

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Emotions Lesson

The Puddle Lesson

The Puddle Lesson: More Story Elements  Objective: students discuss the elements needed to make a story. Students work with physical shapes as they play a puddle who wants to be round like the sun. The students are asked to identify the character, plot, conflict, setting and message of th ...

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The Puddle Lesson