Have you ever wanted to go on a swashbuckling adventure... right in the middle of the school day? This adventurous poem provides great opportunities for students in grades 2-5 to practice imitation, emotions, and transformation skills. As the instructor, you may also choose to integrate Character Education skills by discussing the role of personal responsibility in the poem. We have included some step-by-step delivery instructions to help you turn this poem into a full lesson.
To maximize student achievement, download this drama journal for students to use as reflection or formative assessment. 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.