Is the frog a prince, or just an ordinary croaker? This clever poem references the story of The Frog Prince. There are so many ways for this story to end, and students might try their hand at playing out the different scenarios! Students in grades 2-5 can tackle transformation and playwriting, and there is an opportunity for students to learn Language Arts skills by identifying the story elements in the piece. We have also included some recommended step-by-step delivery ideas to help you turn the poem into a full lesson.
To maximize student achievement, download this drama journal for students to use as reflection or formative assessment. For each poem, we have created a corresponding journal page for your students. A drama journal allows participants to reflect on their learning and artistic growth (metacognition). It also allows you, the teacher, to see how students are using the drama vocabulary, thinking about big ideas, and perceiving their own strengths and weaknesses.