Rooster’s Off to Save the World Lesson

Rooster's Off to Save the World Lesson

At first glance, math and drama skills may seem like an unlikely pairing. However, in this playful lesson for grades K-2, students can practice addition and subtraction while honing their movement and animal transformation skills. Based on the beloved book by Eric Carle, this integrated lesson helps students more deeply understand the concepts of addition and subtraction while encouraging their sense of imagination and play.

NOTE: Rooster's Off to Save the World is part of our unique library of integrated lessons. These specialized lessons simultaneously teach concepts and skills related to drama and the other subject(s) targeted in the lesson. In addition, these lessons are designed to meet National Standards for Drama and for the integrated subject(s), so you can reach learning goals across multiple disciplines.

Grade Level

  • Kindergarten
  • 1st Grade
  • 2nd Grade


  • 3 Drama Tools
  • Body
  • Character
  • Characterization
  • Concentration
  • Following Directions
  • Imagination
  • Imitation
  • Listening
  • Locomotor/Nonlocomotor
  • Problem Solving
  • Self Space
  • Space
  • Transformation
  • Voice


  • Letters & Numbers
  • Mathematics
  • Personal Space
  • Teamwork


  • Open