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  1. BUNDLE: Save!!! In this Halloween themed bundle there is at least a week's worth of activities: creating a COSTUME DESIGN with Halloween characters, TABLEAU with a scary story and producing a SOUND EFFECTS scene suitable for any Halloween celebration. Easy set up for the teacher and a time saver
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This lesson integrates Halloween into the learning of tableau which makes it fun and unique. Tableau is an important element of drama and easy to learn. Included in the lesson are two extension activities in case the teacher wants to make a longer lesson out of it. This was created for students in grades 6-7, however gifted students in grades 4 and 5 may enjoy this, too. Part of two bundles: Big Halloween Theme and also Halloween Exercises (Save Money!)

Product includes:

Letter to Teacher

  • Rational to Teaching Tableau
  • History of Tableau
  • Procedure
  • Teacher's Script
  • Halloween character list
  • Links to alternative activity for inspiration
  • Sculpture example
  • Cool Down Exercise: MY version of a popular exercise
  • Evaluation and alternative activities

Field tested by an award winning veteran drama teacher, this exercise is a winner!

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Total Pages
14 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
55 minutes
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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.
Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and communicative tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.
Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.
Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.


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