Bundle| Wicked Musical| Idina Menzel| Kristin Chenoweth Biographies

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6th - 10th, Homeschool
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75 pages
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It's here! 20% OFF! Three lessons about three popular Broadway subjects--Wicked the musical, actresses and singers Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth. AND....a hybrid lesson using Boom cards while studing costume design with Wicked as its focus. Looking for a seven to ten day study? Begin with Wicked and its extension activities (individually or what a partner), then study the actresses who originated the roles in Wicked and finish with costume design. Voila!

Included in the Wicked lesson:

  • Letter to Teacher
  • Warm Up--MY Version of a Popular Physical Warm Up
  • Teacher's Script--what I say and how I say it!
  • Photos from the Broadway Production
  • Separate File of Slides for Teacher to Use to Lecture
  • Plot of the Musical
  • History about the Origination of the Production
  • Information concerning the composer, Steven Schwartz
  • Information about the playwright, Winnie Holzman
  • A Shortened Lesson on : What are the Tony Awards?
  • Tony Awards it Received
  • What are the Tony Awards
  • New York City Map with Competing Theaters Labeled
  • Student Note Page
  • Teacher Note Page Key
  • Trivia
  • Quotes from the Musical--Good for Discussions and Assignments
  • Extension Activities--One Pager Assignment, a Terrific Way to Secure the Learning and Enrich the Experience
  • One Pager Templates
  • Sources & Links to Film Clips from the Show

Included in the Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth biographies and one-page assignments:

  • Letter to teacher explaining the lesson
  • Student note sheet
  • Teacher's key
  • Assignment
  • One-pager template for assignment
  • One pager example of assignment
  • Enrichment activities
  • Sources including three links to videos of Menzel's performances

In addition, these bios. are a great springboard for discussion concerning goals, tenacity, determination and professionalism.

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Tony Awards

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Set Design, Fairy Tale Setting

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