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38 resources with the concept pantomime

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Theater Making: Acting

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Theater comes alive for actors of all ages through the activities packed in a dynamic dramatic arts resource. Lessons for early elementary learners focus on creative play and improvisation. Middle school lessons focus on vocal and...
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The Ogre Bully

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
English language arts, math, science, dramatic arts, and cooking; this lesson has it all! In this multidisciplinary resource, your scholars will take part in a read aloud of The Ogre Bully by A.B. Hoffmire and have a grand conversation...
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Theater Arts/Creative Movement Lesson Plan

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Here is a series of five exercises intended to bring movement, dance, and theater into the classroom. Intended for special ed classes, but appropriate for any grade, learners will pantomime, play pretend, dance, move, and create...
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Poe Readers' Theater

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore creative interpretations of literature! Groups work cooperatively to create a dramatic presentation of one of Edgar Allan Poe's poems or short stories. Using the actual text, they incorporate figurative language, dialogue,...
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Pantomime Exercise

For Teachers K - 6th
Learners of any age can learn to communicate using gestures and their bodies. They create a pantomime of a specific activity without using any words. This resource includes a link to an Off-Broadway Workshop for kids.
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Movement

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students experiment and explore a variety of instruments and movements. They play rhythms on instruments, spell words using their bodies, act out the movements of a song, role-play machine parts as a group, pantomime an activity, and...
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Mature Forest Mime

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students come to understand vocabulary words through pantomime. In this vocabulary lesson, students first review several vocabulary words and their meaning, then they work in groups to pantomime the definitions.
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Pantomime

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
There's no doubt that dramatic play and creative movement are both essential for a healthy early childhood education. Here is a lesson that promotes both. Youngsters think of activities and emotions. The words are written on pieces of...
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"No, You Can't Take Me!"

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students study imitation or pantomime. In this creative drama lesson, students pick an object to imitate and state the reasons why that object should not be taken out of the room pretending to be that object.
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Comic Theater

For Teachers K - 5th
Students explore stock characters and pantomime. In this comic theater lesson, students examine an ancient Greek statuette depicting a comic actor and an ancient Roman lamp decorated with a comic mask. Students pantomime short scenes and...
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Climate Mime-it

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars pantomime new climate vocabulary words.  In this climate lesson, students go over new vocabulary words and their meanings.  Young scholars form groups and pantomime these word's definitions.
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Acting Out as we Go

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders use motor imaging to remember the definitions of words. In this vocabulary lesson, 4th graders work in groups to make a pantomime to help them remember a word. Students document the experience in their notebooks.
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Random Scenes

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students perform a group pantomime. In this cooperative efforts lesson, students are placed in small groups and must work as a team to pantomime a scene chosen at random. The students will engage in a reflection and class discussion...
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Prop Stories

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students observe and demonstrate pantomime and improvisation. They define and discuss improvisation and pantomime, then in small groups discuss and brainstorm ideas using a bag of props. Students then create and present a scene using...
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ReQuest and Motor Imaging with My Side of the Mountain

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders read "My Side of the Mountain." They create a pantomime using vocabulary words from the story. Students create three questions about the reading. They discuss the passage they read and act out words to help them better...
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I Am A Musician - Board Game

For Teachers K - 5th
Students demonstrate understanding of roles of composer, conductor, percussion players, string players, woodwind players, brass players, and harpist in a symphony orchestra. Students then play "I Am a Musician" pantomime board game.
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A Way with Words or Say What?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore the language of Shakespeare. In this literature lesson, students examine words invented by Shakespeare as they interpret their meanings in drawings. Students pantomime the meanings and then write a short story...
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Expressing Feelings

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students practice pantomime movements. In this body awareness lesson, students discover how to convey emotions through physical movements. Students practice conveying happiness and sadness through physical movement.
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Guess What I Am Doing

For Teachers K
Students observe as the teacher performs a pantomime for a number of activities that the students would see in everyday life. They identify the action that the teacher is performing such as folding clothes or washing dishes. They are...
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Pantomime vs. Abstract Gesture

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explain dance as a way to create and communicate meaning and demonstrate the difference between pantomiming and abstracting a gesture.
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Milchemet Hamelachim - 3

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Learners prepare the scene from Pidyon Shvuyim, of the fugitive running to tell Avram about Lot's capture, Avram preparing for battle, fighting, and saving Lot.
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Dramatic Story Telling

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Young scholars act out stories. In this pantomime lesson, students sit on the ground with a partner and act out a story as the teacher reads it. They discuss what they learned from the activity. 
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Theatre Lesson Plan - Pantomime

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders study heroes, inventors, and explorers and role-play as one of the people. In this theatre and history lesson, 2nd graders review the people and their accomplishments using a Promethean flipchart. Students then act out one...
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Miming

For Teachers 1st
First graders perform a pantomime for their classmates. After a discussion of the items needed to go on a camping trip, each student selects one of the items to pantomime for the rest of the class. The remaining class members guess...