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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 15 Views 17 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 17 Views 67 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 lesson. 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 19 Views 330 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 lesson plan 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
Putting on a Show: Script Analysis
Second graders analyze a script for its story elements and study theatrical elements for the script. In this script analysis lesson plan, 2nd graders complete a pre-assessment for their knowledge base of script and story elements. Students then discuss the elements for the script and complete a post assessment of scripts.
2nd Visual & Performing Arts 10 Views 28 Downloads
A-Scripting We Will Go
Students write script for a puppet show. In this writing lesson, students write a puppet show script using facts from a previous lesson. They listen to DyAnne DiSalvo Ryan's, City Green before discussing the characters and which ones were for the common good.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 4 Views 4 Downloads
New Review 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 6 Views 5 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 30 Views 163 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 5 Views 6 Downloads
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
Law and Order: Edgar Allan Poe
Young scholars read and analyze "The Tell-Tale Heart," and "The Cask of Amontillado" by Edgar Allan Poe. They answer discussion questions, complete a graphic organizer, and write a script for an interrogation or courtroom scene in the style of the television show, "Law and Order.
9th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 89 Downloads
Write Your Own Screen Play
Students examine the transition of a story from book to screenplay. In this in-depth literature study, students examine how a book is made into a screenplay and transform their favorite book into a script for a screenplay.
5th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 10 Downloads
Prescription Drug Abuse Series "Changes for Life"
Students discover the affects of prescription drug abuse. In this drug awareness lesson, students use a scripted series of scenes for a play to understand facts and data concerning addiction in individuals and society. This lesson includes a project an assessment, web resources, and worksheets.
7th - 10th Health 39 Views 210 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 79 Views 289 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 15 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 14 Views 26 Downloads
Putting On A Show: Design Components
Second graders explore the use of properties or props during a production. After analyzing a short script, they identify important elements in the story. In groups, they design backdrops, properties, lighting and costumes.
2nd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
Modern Day Macbeth
Twelfth graders discuss the elements of Shakespeare's, Macbeth. They work in small groups to choose one scene from Macbeth to transform into a modern day presentation. They write an appropriate script and video the group presentation which is view by classmates.
12th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 23 Downloads