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This dramatic fifteen minute play with roles for 20+ students is based on a creation myth is suitable whether studying culture the Native American culture, Alaskan territory or in a drama class. This unit is suitable for gifted fifth grade through ninth grade. Students strengthen their reading (fluency), speaking (diction) and listening skills (restating) while learning to work cooperatively. Based on the beloved Inuit folk tale by the same name, students will have an opportunity to:
explore creation myths of the Inuit culture—specifically the origin of whales, walruses and seals and why the ocean is sometimes calm and other times raging from--
dramatize a folk tale with chanting and song
and use their imaginations to express emotion through movement
Your students can sing and accompany the song with drums and/or mallet instruments.
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Comprehensive? You bet! This is a guaranteed successful teaching and learning experience created by a veteran drama teacher of thirty-eight years.
Need another play? Check out: Oji-San and the Grateful Statues at: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/OJI-SAN-AND-THE-GRATEFUL-STATUES-TEN-MINUTE-PLAY-WITH-MUSIC-3592728
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