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Randolph Lesson: Story Elements

Randolph Lesson: Story Elements Objective: students explain elements that create a story. Randolph is a bear who is not ready to hibernate, so he goes on a journey through his environment. This lesson takes students deeper into discussion about story elements as well as needs of living thi ...

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Randolph Lesson: Story Elements

The Pilgrims Lesson

The Pilgrims Lesson: A Life Drama for Advanced Students Objective: students analyze how characters in a story can be similar and different from us. Students live the life of the Pilgrims, a perfect lesson for November.  Students are introduced to the No Denial of Creation rule used in imp ...

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The Pilgrims Lesson

Character and Movement – Runaway Bunny

Character and Movement - Runaway Bunny lesson Overview: students learn what story elements (character or setting) or words give us clues in a drama. In this lesson plan, we address determining story elements, identifying text clues,  and demonstrating different types of movement.  In t ...

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Runaway Bunny lesson, Davenport, IA school.

Science Integrated Drama Lesson

Drama Lesson Integrated with Science Overview: this drama lesson demonstrates tailoring the Body Objects activity for science. This FREE lesson steps you through an acting story with a focus on science.  The emphasis is on the question: "How can we use our bodies to show wha ...

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Science Integrated Drama Lesson

Language Arts Integrated Drama Lesson

Drama Lesson Integrated with Language Arts Overview: this drama lesson demonstrates tailoring the Body Objects activity for language arts learning. This FREE lesson steps you through an acting story with a focus on language arts.  The emphasis is on the question: "What impact do ...

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Language Arts Integrated Drama Lesson

Acting Story Lesson

Acting Story Lesson using Body Objects activity Overview: this lesson combines drama skills with a story to form a drama. This FREE lesson couples an acting story (included) with body objects work to create a Drama.  Using a story turns the Body Object activity int ...

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Baby Tar Rabbit

Baby Tar Rabbit story  This story is for small groups of 3-4 and is adapted from Joel Chandler Harris’s Uncle Remus. Participants can enact both animal characters and body objects.  If you tell the story in a slight dialect, the students might be interested in using that dialect in the ...

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Sydney and Jojo

Sydney and Jojo story This story was written for third graders in an inner city Chicago Public school.  In the inner city, it is important for brothers and sisters to look after one another because the parents are sometimes absent from their lives--the story works with that narrative.  T ...

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The Hare and Tortoise Lesson: Playing Animal Characters

The Hare and Tortoise Lesson: Playing Animal Characters Overview: the students will learn how to play non-human characters. Objectives:  students define and practice collaborative strategies; define the drama tools; define story elements. Fables are a great way to combine all the drama sk ...

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Body Objects – a FREE drama lesson

Body Objects Lesson: Creating Settings with Details Overview: students collaborate with a partner using negotiation strategies and applying concentration, imagination, imitation, and transformation skills. Objectives: students collaborate with a partner using negotiation strategies; apply ...

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The Dreamer

The Dreamer story This original story was adapted by Karen Erickson from the The Tales of the Arabian nights.  The adaptation highlights words that can be used to create body objects and is possible for students to work individually or in groups.   It can also be used in the Body Objec ...

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The Sacred Scarab Root

The Sacred Scarab Root story This original story was written specifically for use in drama focusing on the concepts of Balance, Imagination, Cultural/Multicultural, Narrator/Storytelling, Repetition, Story Elements: Character, Conflict, Plot, Setting, Theme/Idea, and Transformation: Human ...

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Changing Action and Dialogue

Changing Action and Dialogue activity  This activity works with imagination and action to create a scene enhancing the participants skills in the Language Arts.  Two related activities are the preceding Changing Action and Dialogue and the advanced Help and Hinder. ...

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The Turtle Who Lived By The Pond

The Turtle Who Lived By The Pond story This story was written at the request of first and second grade teachers who were teaching a unit on Living Things.  Following the story, students can compare and contrast the basic needs of living things: protective behaviors, coverings, touch, shel ...

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