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- SAVE 20%!! This growing bundle is focused on biographies of professional theater artists and their growth mindsets. Suitable for middle grade and high school students, the biographies include a description of the artists' journeys to success in their field, trivia, quotes and suggested video clips.$11.20$14.00Save $2.80
This lesson is focused on the very popular Tony award-winning songwriting team, Pasek and Paul. Students research questions about their lives, journey to Broadway with Dear Evan Hansen and film such as LalaLand, and various accolades they've received while practicing growth mindset. Finally, using a One Pager assignment, the student designs their life. This lesson takes sixty to ninety minutes to complete. #DistanceLearning#TPT
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Many teachers combine these biographies with other Dramamommaspeaks over actors Lin Manuel Miranda and Denzel Washington, actresses Audra McDonald and Meryl Streep or designer Ming Cho Lee. Or they tie it to a lesson about the Tony Awards at: Tony Awards Lesson
If your students need to do a research project, the Places Please lessons are good ones to introduce the unit. Perhaps more students would pursue a career in the theater arts if we show them what is possible for them?
In addition, these bios. are a great springboard for discussion concerning goals, tenacity, determination and professionalism.
This product includes:
- Letter to teacher explaining the lesson
- Student note sheet
- Teacher's key
- One-pager template for assignment
- One-pager example of assignment
- Sources including three links to videos of Pasek and Paul's songs and interviews
There is more to theater than just improvisation, plays and games. This is an example of what I mean.
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