Role Play Teacher Resources
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Enter the fantastical world of "Dungeons and Dragons" and other role-playing games with this lesson from The New York Times. Middle schoolers create the outline for a role-playing game based on their own community. Then, they write a dialogue between two of the characters from the game.
6th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 17 Downloads
It's All Part of the Story
Learners explore storytelling through pantomime, improvisation, and dramatization. They watch an online video, discuss Native American earth stories, role-play various situations, explore websites, and present an oral story to the class.
8th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 59 Downloads
Meet Kit: An American Girl
Young scholars explore economics by participating in a role-play activity. In this consumerism lesson, students identify the Great Depression, the cause of the financial collapse and the devastation it caused people their own age. Young scholars complete several worksheets about the era and role-play as a young girl who lived during the time.
3rd - 5th Math 3 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Irony, Conflict and Symbolism in Literary Text
Tenth graders use one short story to analyze conflict, irony and symbolism. They formulate a chart to show the differences between a character's actions, desires and choice of words. After the story is divided into scenes, 10th graders work in teams to role play for the whole class.
10th Language Arts 8 Views 118 Downloads
Living History Museum: Jobs of the Past
Second graders participate utilizing a variety of resources such as fiction and nonfiction literature, artifacts, photographs and diaries to establish information about daily life and jobs that existed in the past. They create living history museum displays by role-playing showing how people made a living in the past.
2nd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 43 Downloads
World Literature From Africa
Students prepare for and respond to literature selections. This package includes twenty-four lessons from the World Literature series, each covering a different reading selection from Africa. Pre-reading and response activities are included for each lesson as well as extension and customization options.
6th - 9th Language Arts 9 Views 65 Downloads
The Scarlet “A”: Role-play in Writing
Students write personal letters, newspaper editorials, and journal entries from the perspective of one of the main characters in The Scarlet Letter. In this The Scarlet Letter lesson, students role play each of the main characters in the play and create a specific writing assignment from that character's perspective.
9th - 11th Language Arts 11 Views 25 Downloads
Writing Effective Responses to Literature
Help your middle schoolers respond to literature by using this literary critique lesson. They will discover critique strategies as they employ their knowledge of literary elements to role-play the part of a literary critic reviewing a selected piece of literature.
7th - 9th Language Arts 19 Views 475 Downloads
Tsunamis in Literature and Legends
Have your class discuss the signs of an impending tsunami using literature. Learners read The Big Wave and discuss the actions taken by the villagers. They role play using scenes from the book. They answer questions and complete a worksheet.
5th - 8th Science 3 Views 50 Downloads
Chicka-Chicka-Boom-Boom/ Chicka Challenge (Elementary, Literature)
Is your Kindergarten class about to read the book, Chicka-Chicka-Boom-Boom? If they are, and you want a few wonderful activity ideas to reinforce phonemic awareness and letter identification skills, look no further. Here you'll find over ten great ideas that relate to the book and include singing, call and response, role-play, crafts, and kinesthetic activities.
K Language Arts 19 Views 20 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
People and Places in Indiana's Underground Railroad
Fourth graders use an Indiana map to explain why Indiana's geographic location was important to its role in the UGR. They experience personal stories and feelings of the people involved in UGR through role-play and literature.
4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Telling An Adult about Bullying is not Tattling
Students differentiate between "tattling" and "reporting." In this character development and conflict resolution lesson, students brainstorm appropriate reasons for reporting situations and behaviors to an adult. Students work in groups to create two role plays for a given situation, then the class determines which illustrates "tattling" and which exhibits appropriate "reporting.
1st - 3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 21 Downloads