Free Drama Materials

Free Drama MaterialsThese drama materials are a sample of what's available to members.  A full grade-appropriate curriculum is available to purchase.  Join today to access exclusive member pages with ideas for creating your own lessons, support materials for classroom management, assessments, student engagement, and teaching techniques.
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Acting Story Lesson

Acting Story Lesson using Body Objects activityOverview: 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 ...
bjs journey story

B.J.’s Journey – a Drama story

B.J.'s Journey - a FREE Drama storyOverview: this story was written for body objects work: using the body as a prop.Karen Erickson wrote this drama story for practice with group Collaboration, Teamwork, and Storytelling. They will practice their drama skills ...
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Body Objects – a drama activity

Body Objects - a FREE Drama activityOverview: this foundational activity starts building skills in groups new to drama work.In this activity, students use their bodies to create setting and props. This activity will increase the concentration, imagination, and teamwork of ...
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Body Objects – a FREE drama lesson

Body Objects Lesson: Creating Settings with DetailsOverview: 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 concentration, imagination, imitation, and transformation skills; identify story ...
Collaborate Poster

Collaborate Poster

Download this FREE poster for Collaboration Tips. Join today to visit exclusive member-only pages on OneStopDramaShop.com where you will find a classroom-tested curriculum with clear, simple implementation strategies. These also include ideas for creating your own lessons, support materials for ...
Difference between Drama and Theater

Difference between Drama and Theater

Difference between Drama and TheaterOne of the top six questions asked by teachers learning to integrate drama is:"Do I have to do a play?" The short answer is NO, and here is the longer explanation why:Drama is about the process ...
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Drama Skills and Vocabulary Lesson

Drama Skills and Vocabulary Lesson using Body Objects activity Overview: this lesson starts building drama skills in groups new to integration work. Use this FREE skill-building lesson with students to introduce concentration, imagination, and teamwork through group activities. Their goal ...
Earth, Sun, and Moon - a FREE drama story

Earth, Sun, and Moon – a FREE drama story

Earth, Sun, and Moon - a FREE Drama storyOneStopDramaShop.com offers many resources for teachers, teaching artists, and others wanting to integrate drama into their teaching. The following original story was written specifically for use in drama. Have fun adapting it ...

Five Word Focus for Drama Skills

Five Word Focus: a FREE resourceThere are three primary tools in drama: mind, body,and voice. These tools are used almost exclusively, particularly when getting started in the art form. Related to the three tools are five beginning skills in drama: ...
Language Arts Integrated Drama Lesson

Language Arts Integrated Drama Lesson

Drama Lesson Integrated with Language ArtsOverview: 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 ...
Lone Bear - a FREE drama story

Lone Bear – a FREE drama story

Lone Bear - a FREE Drama storyFriendship is explored in this tale inspired by “The Caveman” story [requires membership]. Play them both.We offer many resources for teachers, teaching artists, and others wanting to integrate drama into their teaching. The following ...
Philosophy of this Drama/Learning Program

Philosophy of this Drama/Learning Program

Organizing Philosophy of this Drama/Learning Program by Karen EricksonDrama is an organized exploration into self-awareness and self-expression using movement, rhythm, verbalization, and role-playing. It creates an environment that allows the participant to safely explore his/her own feelings, behavior, and ideas ...
Science Integrated Drama Lesson

Science Integrated Drama Lesson

Drama Lesson Integrated with ScienceOverview: 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 ...
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Tips for drama in a classroom

As you begin using drama in your classroom or organization, here are a few ideas to keep in mind:
  1. Build a community (ensemble) in your classroom. Steer the emphasis away from competition.
  2. Drama is about doing your best with others not about ...
Types of Conflict Poster

Types of Conflict Poster

Download this FREE poster to learn about Types of Conflict in Drama. Join today to visit exclusive member-only pages on OneStopDramaShop.com where you will find a classroom-tested curriculum with clear, simple implementation strategies. These also include ideas for creating your ...