In this writing worksheet, students investigate how a play script is written by reading a sample play in proper format. Students learn how to indicate stage directions and how to tell who is speaking. Students answer 3 questions.
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Matilda - The Platinum-Blond Man
Before reading Chapter Six, "The Platinum-Blond Man" in Matilda, readers preview the illustration of Mrs. Wormwood dropping her plate of food, and think about what may have happened to cause the scene. After reading the chapter, class...
3rd - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Act it Out: Dramatizing Asian American Stories
Read and act out folktales, fairy tales, or myths from various Asian American cultures with your class. Each group reads a story aloud and then works together to create a short play or skit about the story. Suggestions for stories are...
K - 12th English Language Arts
The American Revolution: A Play
No instructional activity accompanies this drama about the American Revolution. With 13 speaking roles, the short script could be used for a class production, a instructional activity on the parts of a play, or to supplement your social...
K - 5th English Language Arts
Acting for the Common Goods
The first of a three-part series on bullying, this plan has class members present skits about bullying, write and sign an anti-bullying pledge, and complete a service project. For the skit, learners use information from previous lessons...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Role Playing for the Common Good
Help your pupils learn how to problem-solve through role-playing activities. Small groups brainstorm ideas of common conflicts and present their skits to the class. They can present their skits to other classes to promote the common good.
3rd - 5th Health CCSS: Designed
Shakespeare, Julius Caesar, And You!
A workshop on the teaching of Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar" is here for you. It was designed with 6th graders in mind. The goal is to de-mystify Shakespeare by teaching it in language the 6th graders can understand. They get to act, play...
6th English Language Arts