This freebie is a quick cheat-sheet for students to remind themselves of the text-based language called for by students in the Common Core for ELA, in particular, during and while participating in teacher-directed close readings of text. These sentence starters give students a head start on how to
WHEN is the perfect play for a high school-aged cast. It is also rich in characters for women: EIGHT great roles for girls, three for men and can be made into a much larger cast with many more FEMALE ROLES. In it's initial production, we used more than 25 kids in roles but the small cast option is t
In this lesson, students will present the section that they wrote in the newspaper.
This unit has been immensely successful for many different grades that I have taught it. It touches on all four modalities of learning and gives the students a performance task that they get really excited about -
A lesson plan where student and teacher assume two characters in a role-play based task. This lesson plan will assist with creating grammar awareness, develop vocabulary, improve pronunciation and build confidence. The teacher plays one part and the student is required to take on the other role.
What Remains is an original drama that I wrote for my middle school Theatre students. It is a dystopian drama, with themes of love, loss and discovering yourself in time of tragedy and change. This script is intended to be used in performance, as a character study, or in sections for scene practice.