Celebrate Autumn with drama, movement and classical music for your Pre-k through 2nd grade classroom. The students will have the opportunity to explore the world of apples and leaves as they enhance their gross motor skills, coordination, vocal expression and rhythm. Open your student's world to the arts where they can learn to express themselves in ways they will love!
The lesson plan is based on standards from The Educational Theater Association and the National Dance Education Organization.
The lesson plans includes:
Step by Step directions for a physical and vocal warm-up.
Step by Step directions for Drama and Movement Circle with poems.
All direction provided on cut outs for you to attach to index cards
to use during class.
Drama Circle: Vocal expression and gestures to "Way Up High in the Apple Tree"
Movement Circle: Fun movements with scarves to bringing the dances of leaves to life.
Adapted version of poem "How The Leaves Came Down"
by Susan Coolidge.