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Created for the classroom teacher and easy to produce!

This engaging, comical unit and play (30 pages in length) with roles for 20+ students is suitable for students whether Social Studies class studying the country of India, Pakistan or used in a drama class. Students strengthen their reading (fluency), speaking (diction) and listening skills (restating) while learning to work cooperatively. In addition, a teacher could use this unit with students who are distance learning. #DistanceLearningTPT


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Based on the Hindu folk tale by the same name, students will have an opportunity to:

  • explore folk tales of the Hindu culture
  • dramatize a folk tale with ORIGINAL songs created specifically for this piece
  • and use their imaginations to express emotion through movement

Integrate with your vocal music teacher and present the play together! Your students can sing and accompany the song with drums, zylophone and/or mallet instruments or use the provided sound bytes instead.

This product comes with:

  • Letter to teacher
  • Two warm up exercises-one an extensive movement exercise
  • What is Hindu?
  • Hindu words and phrases
  • Procedure/rehearsal schedule
  • 7 page script
  • Teacher's script for post performance assignment
  • Stage properties list
  • Original song reminiscent of the Hindu culture
  • Sound Bytes of melody and accompaniment
  • Recordings of the various renditions of the ORINGAL music so you can pick and choose what you are most comfortable with for your production
  • Sources list

This play would be great for the end of the semester. if you are looking for something to impress your parents, this is it!

Comprehensive? You bet!

Created by a veteran drama teacher of thirty-eight years. Remember: YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR!

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Total Pages
30 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.
Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and communicative tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.
Interpret figures of speech (e.g., literary, biblical, and mythological allusions) in context.
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.


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