Drama Lesson | Storytelling Unit One Week!

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5th - 8th, Homeschool
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24 pages
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Part of a Bundle This is a 5 day unit focused on storytelling and most successful with fifth through eighth grade students and classes in language arts, reading, drama and ESL. Students strengthen their writing, listening, speaking skills and having fun doing so!

HOW CAN I USE THIS UNIT IN MY CLASSROOM? This unit could be studied separately or in conjunction with a study of memoirs, writing a monologue, creative writing or to practice speaking English.

The product includes:

  • Rationale
  • Procedure
  • Teacher's Script--what I say and how I say it!
  • Effective Storytelling Techniques
  • Materials List
  • Assignment for Embarrassing Storytelling Day
  • Outline Assignment
  • Tips and Advice
  • Video Clips—student examples and a history of storytelling
  • Sources

Created and field-tested by an award-winning drama teacher of thirty-eight years. Students loved this unit for many years.

I am committed to updating my resources and keeping them fresh. This lesson was updated on August 27, 2020.

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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Analyze how visual and multimedia elements contribute to the meaning, tone, or beauty of a text (e.g., graphic novel, multimedia presentation of fiction, folktale, myth, poem).
Use verb tense to convey various times, sequences, states, and conditions.
Use correlative conjunctions (e.g., either/or, neither/nor).
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Use a comma to separate an introductory element from the rest of the sentence.

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