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147 resources with the concept Drama

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Lights! Cameras! Action!: Creating a Drama About the Lyme Art Colony

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Discuss the lives of artists in the Lyme Art Colony in the 1900s with this resource. Young historians write and perform a short scene depicting individuals who lived in the Griswold boardinghouse, used by the colony artists. They use the...
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MTV and Othello

For Teachers 9th - 12th
After reading Acts III and IV of Othello, give your class a fun, interactive, music-related activity. Begin by asking high schoolers about songs they have heard in movies or plays. Let them look up the lyrics online and ruminate about...
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Peter Pan: Teacher Resource Guide

For Teachers 1st - 12th Standards
What are some of the pros and cons of staying young forever? With the Peter Pan resource, learners discover the magical world of Neverland. Scholars create advertisements that promote eternal youth, and then write persuasive pitches for...
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Broadway Book Musicals: Crash Course Theater #50

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Viewers of a short video learn about the development of the Broadway Book Musical in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Scholars explore the Golden Age of Broadway, which produced classics like Annie Get Your Gun and...
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The Taming of the Shrew

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What does it take to build a stage production from the ground up? Scholars read a weekly blog detailing the behind-the-scenes action of William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew. They also listen to interviews with the cast, meet the...
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To Kill a Mockingbird: Study Guide

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Who was Harper Lee, and what led her to write one of the most celebrated novels of all time? Scholars learn about the author of To Kill a Mockingbird and read a summary of a dramatic production of the novel. They also discover the...
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Macbeth

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Why do characters do what they do? Scholars use the resource to explore character motivation in Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth. Additionally, they discover pictures, interviews, and videos from the Deutsche Bank production of the play. 
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A Midsummer Night's Dream

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Do most people resemble Titania, the fairy queen; Puck, the mischief-maker; or someone else? Pupils take a fun quiz to find out which character they are most like from Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. They also explore a weekly...
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Othello

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Emilia mocks Bianca, who is in a relationship with Cassio, who attacks Montano. Using the resource, learners explore profiles of the characters from Shakespeare's Othello. They also read a scene-by-scene synopsis and follow a weekly blog...
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Much Ado About Nothing

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Love, deception, witty bante—that's much ado about a lot!  As learners navigate the resource, they view an interactive character map and read character biographies from Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing. Pupils also listen to...
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The Battle of the Greek Tragedies

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Introduce the origins of theater and dramatic roles with this highly entertaining, animated video. It illustrates the evolution of the stage from the shrinking of the chorus in dramas during the fifth century BCE in Ancient Greece, as...
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Elements of Drama

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Introduce young actors to the key elements of performance with this handout that defines key staging terms and activities.
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The 12 Dramatic Elements

For Students 4th - 8th
Plays are meant to be seen and so are these 12 elements that give plays the dramatic effect. Introduce young actors to these key terms and their explanations
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Structural Elements of Drama

For Students 4th - 8th
The world may indeed be a stage, and players certainly need to know drama vocabulary. This list of 16 terms (and their definitions) often found in scripts will prompt actors to perform their role.
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Drama Warm Ups

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Here's a 15-page packet packed with ideas for warm-up activities that can be used for drama classes or in content courses. Each activity is coded to indicate materials needed, space requirements and appropriate audience. A great addition...
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Richard III Newscast

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Review the main events in the play Richard III using this resource. Learners created a video newscast in which they describe the plot. It is a creative and motivating way to discuss this material.
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Play Writing

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Blossoming playwrights create multiple scripts about connecting with nature. The first collaborative script prompts learners to choose characters and a first line. They then choose a second line of dialogue and pass their notebooks...
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Writing a Narrative Movie Script with the Use of a Viewfinder

For Teachers 5th - 9th
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...
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Prometheus Bound: Rebel with a Cause

For Teachers 9th - 12th
If you are teaching Aeschylus' Prometheus Bound, you can't afford to miss this source. An extensive list of ideas outlines numerous discussion topics, writing prompts, comprehension questions, oral presentations, and projects. Have class...
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Study Guide for Second Semester English Exam

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Thorough and all-encompassing, this study guide summarizes an entire semester, or possibly a year, of language arts vocabulary words. Vocabulary from The Diary of Anne Frank, Night, Romeo and Juliet, and various short stories is listed...
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Elements of Drama: Vocabulary

For Teachers 7th - 10th
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...
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Giving to Get the Beat

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Explore script writing based on prose in a cross-curricular literacy lesson. After listening to the folktale The Drum, middle schoolers identify and describe specific story elements such as characters and events. They work in groups to...
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Text Features of Fiction, Poetry, Drama: Story Matrix

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
How do novels differ from plays? Explore with your class the text features of fiction and drama by reading The Hidden One: Native American Legend and then performing a reader’s theater script based on the story. Class members create a...
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Romeo and Juliet-Different Time and Place

For Teachers 9th
Encourage your class to make Romeo and Juliet their own. Groups of three to four people choose an alternative setting and create a soundtrack and costumes before acting out one scene. Not many directions or explanations are given, but...