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IMPROVED!! September 19 is Talk like a Pirate Day! This two-day lesson gives the students an opportunity to learn about acting by studying dialects and accents. Finish the lesson by performing (in class) a radio theater play, The Frozen Pirate. You'll be feeling your pirate self by the time the lesson is over!


There are three ways you can use this product:

1) As it stands

2) Dividing up the pages-If you need help with sending home a learning pack, check out: "Selecting Pages for Home Learning Pack" If you need to just get one page out of a multi page PDF, you can choose "print to PDF" as a print option and then just select the pages(s) you want in that new document. Then it'll prompt you to save the PDF as a new document with just that one or so pages extracted.

3) You can use this PDF resource to create an activity that students can complete on a device. Select the red button above in the right column which says Create Digital Activity.


The product includes:

  • letter to teacher
  • two warmup exercises--MY versions of these popular exercises
  • teacher's script--what I say and how I say it!
  • procedure for two days
  • two lessons full of cooperative learning
  • history of Talk Like a Pirate Day
  • history of radio theater
  • a short biography of the author of A Frozen Pirate
  • pirate and nautical words and phrases
  • A Frozen Pirate radio play script (adapted for the classroom) complete with music and sound cues
  • radio theater terms
  • music suggestions for radio play
  • sound suggestions materials for radio play
  • floor plan for blocking a radio play performance
  • radio theater synopses
  • video clip links, sources
  • and more!

Created by an award winning drama teacher and director of thirty-eight years, these units are winners!

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Total Pages
64 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 days
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