Role Play Teacher Resources
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Issues: We've All Got Them: Language Arts/ Visual Arts Integration
Reading The Pearl by John Steinbeck with your class and looking for an extension activity? Incorporate art and drama as a way of further exploring the themes presented in this work of literature. Start off in groups, each receiving a different piece of artwork to critique and discuss in light of the social issues depicted in The Pearl.
7th - 8th Language Arts 91 Views 123 Downloads CCSS: Designed
“. . . one man in his time plays many parts,/His acts being seven ages.” Jaques famous speech from Act II, scene vii of As you Like It sets the stage for an examination of the roles people play. Class members not only consider the roles played and masks worn by various characters in Shakespeare’s plays, but are also encouraged to examine their own.
9th - 12th Language Arts 11 Views 22 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 4 Views 17 Downloads
Meet Kit: An American Girl
Young scholars explore economics by participating in a role-play activity. In this consumerism lesson plan, 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 11 Views 25 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 9 Views 121 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 25 Views 480 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
New Review Jamie Nabozny: Bullying: Language, Literature and Life
Class members identify bullying in contemporary texts and role play how they might change those scenes to examples of anti-bullying. They then re-define their initial definitions of bullying and discuss what they would like to see as "the next chapter" on bullying.
7th - 12th Language Arts 39 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Telling an Adult about Bullying is not Tattling
Help stop bullying and encourage students to speak up! Discuss the definitions of bullying and when to approach an adult for help. Objectives and definitions are laid out followed by discussion procedures. A handout includes hypothetical scenarios that can be used for small group discussion and role play.
4th - 8th Health 70 Views 314 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 22 Views 23 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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
It's All Part of the Story
Students 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 4 Views 63 Downloads
Turn your learners into flocks of migratory birds for this fun lesson on animal migration. Prior to the activity, the teacher creates four different migration routes in the classroom or any available open space, labeling nesting areas, non-nesting areas, and stopover locations along each course.
K - 4th Science 34 Views 26 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
One Plus One Makes You and Me - Respect
Young pupils should benefit from this wonderful series of activities designed to teach them how to get along with, and respect each other. Learners recognize how to demonstrate both respectful and disrespectful behavior, and take part in role plays in order to gain social skills.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 104 Views 264 Downloads
Analyze multiple perspectives in short stories. Sixth graders examine the point of view of each major character in three different short stories. After reading the stories, they role-play characters and hypothesize about the character's motivation.
6th Language Arts 10 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Designed