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72 resources with the keyterm play

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Integrated Social Studies and Drama Lesson

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners study the Civil War. They conduct research in order to find out more information about the Battle of Corydon. Using this information, they create accurate props and sets for a play about this battle. They perform the play in...
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Elmo And Zoe Pretend

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Zoe asks Elmo why he is quacking. Elmo explains that he is pretending to be a duck. They have fun playing and pretending together.
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Elmo's World: Balls

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Here is a 14 minute episode of Elmo's World that focuses on balls. He talks to Dorothy the fish, shows clips of things people do with balls, and talks to kids about playing with balls. Tip: Tell your young learners that verbs are action...
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A Boxful of Character

For Teachers 5th - 12th
I can't wait to try this activity with my class. It's versatile and could be modified to fit any character analysis instructional activity. To analyze characters thoroughly, learners create life boxes. Each box will pertain to a...
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Online —On Stage—and Action

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th
Use your tablets to participate in a culture-sharing project with a class in a foreign country. Your class can communicate and share ideas with a class in another country, swapping information regarding language and culture. Together you...
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Making Choices

For Teachers 4th - 9th Standards
When choosing what foods to eat, there are a lot of factors to consider. To help make the decision a little easier, young learners work in small groups developing short plays, stories, or advertisements that address the different issues...
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The Crucible by Arthur Miller

For Teachers 9th
Understanding the historical context of Arthur Miller's The Crucible is an important part in understanding the play itself. Over 25 slides, the audience learns details of Miller's early childhood and some major events that were happening...
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Safe Play

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Designed for very young learners, this resource teaches about the difference between safe play and aggressive play. After a discussion about the topic, the teacher leads a role-play about behavior in various situations. A poster is made...
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For Teachers 7th - 9th
Before introducing your class to a play, discuss what a drama is, its structure, and some key elements. There are two main types of plays, tragedies and comedies. While the presentation focuses on identifying each type, consider offering...
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Aristotle's Six Elements Of A Play

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders view the play, The Ant and the Grasshopper. They define Aristotle's six elements of a play. At the end of the lesson plan, 5th graders be asked to participate in the play by acting like busy ants. This lesson plan would tie...
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For Teachers 4th - 6th
Model writing a summary with The Fall of Freddie the Bat. Of the ten events in the story, class members help you select the five most important. After working independently on another story, class groups act out a nursery rhyme by freeze...
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Prairie's Christmas Pageant

For Students Pre-K - K
Prairie puts on a Christmas Pageant depicting the nativity. It provides a fun way to explore this topic in a lower elementary or preschool classroom.
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Taming of the Shrew Act 4.5 Study/Discussion Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
If you're delving into Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew, this worksheet might be for you! Literature scholars respond to higher-level questions about character actions and motivations and the Zefferelli film version of the play. The...
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Compose a Collaborative Play

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Pupils simulate the characters and plot from the classic children's book Charlotte's Web. After reading the book and viewing scenes from the movie, the class creates their own production of this well-loved tale. Tip: Record the play so...
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A Play Can Be a Way to Review Any Topic

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students can write plays to reinforce and review any topic.
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Goldilocks and the Three Bears

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
The classic "Goldilocks and the Three Bears" story is told within this PowerPoint through eight different scenes. Each scene is shown on a separate slide with a simple picture and the lines of each character. You can have your class read...
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Writing for the Stage

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Has your class written a play yet? If that type of writing has yet to be done in your classroom, show this presentation to help your writers format their cover page, dialogue, plot, etc. You could also show this PowerPoint before reading...
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Where's the Boss? -- A Scripted Play About the Iditarod

For Teachers K - 8th
Young scholars utilize a Reader's Theater script and accompanying lesson plan to learn about the Iditarod race that takes place in Alaska. During the process, they also learn about teamwork and working together.
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Introduction to Drama

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Introduce your class to drama! You cast each pupil as a different character from a story you have read. They are given a general outline of the scene, act out the scene multiple times, then discuss the weak and strong aspects of each...
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For Teachers 4th - 6th
Use drama to study and practice dialogue. Creative minds discuss what dialogue tells about a character, and how it can be used to advance the plot. They read a play, think about what they gleaned from dialogue, and record their...
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Julius Caesar: Fate Versus Free Will

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders engage in a study that is about Julius Caesar while reading a play. The role of the main character is examined while looking for motive and tension presented by Shakespeare. They write a summary and critique of the play.
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The Diary of Anne Frank-The Play

For Students 10th - 12th
The Diary of Anne Frank is not only a book, but a play as well, and this quiz focuses on the play by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett. Nineteen of the questions are multiple-choice and one is fill-in-the-blank.
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Enjoying the Adventure

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students watch the video of "The Prince and the Pauper" and analyze, compare and contrast the characters. They write letters to a character from the point of view of another character and create a new ending to the play.
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Civil War Play Lesson Plan

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners act out the Civil War through reader's theater. In this performing arts lesson, students research the Civil War and find costumes, props and scenery appropriate to the time period. They become characters from the Civil War time...