The Apple Lesson Download


Integration Ideas: Animals|Plot Sequence|Story Elements
Concepts/Skills Taught: Audience Behaviors|Story Elements
Room Arrangements: Open

SKU: 3884 Category:


The Apple Lesson:  Learning to be an Audience

Objective: students compare the impact supportive and unsupportive audience behaviors have on a drama.

Students are unaware of the impact their audience behaviors have on classmates who are performing.  This lesson in the 2nd grade school sequence focuses on the audience's role in a drama.  Introducing the original story The Apple by Karen Erickson - download it to complete the lesson.  The students have the opportunity to play their drama to a quiet supportive audience, then to a rude audience and discuss the results (part of the 2nd grade objectives).  This lesson is part of our recommended sequence in the Second Grade Curriculum.