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Readers Theatre Scripts
Engage and entertain young learners with this collection of readers theatre activities. With over 25 different scripts, a wide range of topics are covered from simple counting and rhyming exercises to adaptions of popular children's literature like The Very Hungry Caterpillar and The BFG.
K - 6th Math 19 Views 21 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
A Reader's Theater Script for Clever Jack Takes the Cake
Breathe life into a reading of the children's story Clever Jack Takes the Cake with this Reader's Theater script. Offering speaking roles for nine students plus a sound effects chorus, this is a great activity that engages the whole class in a fun retelling of this fairy tale.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 10 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Stone Soup Readers' Theater
Readers' Theater is a great way to get pupils engaged in story elements, oral reading, and expression in a fun setting! Using the story Stone Soup, actors discuss the story, review difficult vocabulary, rehearse lines, and incorporate physical theater to adapt the book to live performance.
1st - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts 40 Views 168 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Scripting a Crime Drama
Develop novice script-writers. Small groups sift through a sample script, noting any script-writing conventions to share with the whole class. Using these conventions and plot structures, these groups compose a script for a 10 minute excerpt of a television crime drama.
9th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts 21 Views 71 Downloads
Writing a Narrative Movie Script with the Use of a Viewfinder
And...action! Turn your middle schoolers into filmmakers with this writing and visual arts instructional activity. After reading Monster by Walter Dean Myers, they create a viewfinder using an empty toilet paper roll to make a storyboard for their narrative movie script.
5th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts 22 Views 332 Downloads
Scripting The Great Train Robbery
Take writing prompts to another level in this activity, which allows pupils to create scenes of dialogue based on the 1903 silent film, The Great Train Robbery. Useful for a language arts/history cross-curricular activity, the instructional activity guides young writers through the historical context of the movie, appropriate music choices for mood, and eventually, a Six Trait writing process for their scripts.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 21 Downloads
James Bond in a Honda? Trial Simulation
Your class members will take on the roles of jury members in this exciting simulation. After reading a detailed script and reviewing pieces of evidence, they will determine whether Honda violated copyright and copied James Bond.
6th - 12th Language Arts 15 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Newberry 90 Second Movie
I love this project! We all read and summarize chapters with our students, but not like this. The class is broken into 4 groups, each group reads a different Newberry book and summarizes each chapter. They use their chapter summaries to storyboard and then write a script which will be filmed with a digital camera.
5th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 7 Downloads
New Review Lesson 5: In the Courtroom: Understanding the Players and the Action
Young lawyers put Goldilocks on trial as they develop an understanding of the legal system in the final lesson of this five-part series. After learning about key terms relating to litigation, students are assigned roles and reading through the included mock trial script as they try to determine if Goldilocks is guilty of showing bad manners.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History 22 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Ellis Island
Split your class up into groups of five to practice a reader's theater script that relates to immigration and Ellis Island. The script includes information about the island, and some descriptions of vocabulary terms. Also provided are practice vocabulary sentences, response questions, and a sequencing activity.
4th - 6th Language Arts 14 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Comparative Religions Research Assignment
While the focus of this project is on comparing world religions, the guidelines of the resource could easily be utilized for a number of projects involving group work, presentation, and research. Groups must construct a PowerPoint presentation and script on a chosen religion, cover the seven dimensions of religion (experiential, mythic, ritual, etc.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The American Dream: Gatsby on the Stage
"So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past..." Use this Great Gatsby novel study lesson to reinforce literary analysis in your class. Working in groups, young readers write a script for a chosen scene from the novel.
8th - 11th Language Arts 5 Views 82 Downloads
Elements of Drama: Vocabulary
Introduce your young thespians to the elements of drama! Key vocabulary helps them through their first week of class. The presentation outlines parts of a script, stage direction, and strategies for reading a script. Tip: The strategies for script reading might be useful for struggling readers.
7th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts 108 Views 300 Downloads
Flora and Fauna as Figures of Speech
What a lovely way to incorporate artwork into your language arts lesson. View artwork in illustrated manuscript pages, depicting insects, animals, plants, flowers, and ornate writing in the Getty Museum. Practice using figurative language to describe the rich resources and then create a work of art that illustrates a figurative saying with a drawing of flora and/or fauna, and text written in ornate script.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 16 Views 69 Downloads
Have your class conduct research to learn all they can about simple machines. They use the web, take notes from a video, write a script, then make a film describing various simple machines found in real life. These videos are then presented to a 3rd grade class.
5th Science 17 Views 28 Downloads
Theater: Create a Script
Figurative language is the focus in the book Teach Us, Amelia Bedelia. After reading Peggy Parish's book, class members dramatize idioms from the text, using dramatic strategies such as characterization, exaggeration, and improvisation.
2nd - 6th Language Arts 25 Views 191 Downloads
Spontaneous Speeches: Is Scripted Better?
Learners give speeches to their class. In this scripted speech lesson, students give a scripted speech to their classmates. learners record evaluations using the NoteFolio technology. They review their recorded speech.
6th - 12th Language Arts 6 Views 16 Downloads
Using Sensory Details
Sensory details show the story instead of telling it. Emerging writers discuss ways to convey sensory details. They practice adding sensory details in a graphic organizer before adding details to their own scripts.
9th - 12th Language Arts 21 Views 109 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Young thespians can try their hand at writing a script and acting out a scene, while gaining a deeper understanding of the universal topics presented in Shakespeare's wide array of plays. Begin the lesson by conducting a compare and contrast of a Shakespearean play with its modern film adaptation, and then turn groups loose to reinterpret a scene of their choosing.
12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Beginning Drama: Days 1-5
New to teaching drama? Don't worry. Here is a set of lessons to guide you through the first five days of class. Activities, rationale, discussion questions, and standards are all provided. You'll be able to introduce your kids to improv, collaborative learning, script writing, and the basics of acting.
9th Visual & Performing Arts 44 Views 147 Downloads