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    SAVE 20% This bundle includes five radio plays, appropriate for middle and high school grades. Plus, I have given you the unit I use when teaching radio theater! Strengthen your students' reading, speaking and listening skills by using radio theater plays. These radio plays are being used in distance learning. #DistancelearningTT

    (If you are looking for Google classroom versions I have two, check out: Google Classroom Version of Radio Theater Unit and Play)

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    Each radio play product includes:

    • Letter for the teacher
    • The rationale for teaching radio theater
    • Brief biographies on Oscar Wilde, H.G. Welles and William Clark Russell, Grimms Brothers
    • An original radio play written by an award-winning author, me!
    • Radio play scripts dramatized specifically for the classroom (average 25 pages in length)--great for differentiation!
    • Sound and music cues
    • Sound effects list
    • Music suggestions
    • Radio theater terms
    • Staging suggestions

    The radio theater unit (10 days in length and nearly 30 pages) includes:

    • Letter to Teacher
    • Lesson on the history of radio theater
    • Information about Foley engineers
    • Three links to video clips of Foleys
    • Student created sound effect project
    • Five links to radio play performances (some vintage and some recent)
    • Lesson in writing and producing radio commercials
    • Links to four commercials and two acting exercises focused on sound effects
    • Procedure plan to follow throughout the unit
    • Teacher’s script--what I say and how I say it!
    • Sound effects quiz
    • Student group example of a radio commercial
    • Trivia about radio theater stars
    • page demonstrating how to direct a radio play
    • floor plan for blocking and an explanation of the floor plan
    • page advising what certain stage directions mean which are specif

    These plays are royalty-free! Perform them for the school, a parent open house or the end of the semester. You can spend one-day studying radio theater or several days. Either way, they are ready to go--just copy and start in on the fun!

    Time Tested by Veteran Award Winning Teacher of 38 years, these plays are winners!

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    to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
    Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
    Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.
    Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening.
    Analyze the extent to which a filmed or live production of a story or drama stays faithful to or departs from the text or script, evaluating the choices made by the director or actors.
    Analyze how differences in the points of view of the characters and the audience or reader (e.g., created through the use of dramatic irony) create such effects as suspense or humor.


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