Drama Lesson | Thanksgiving Themed Tableau

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Looking for a quick warm-up for your class? Tableau is an element of drama any student can learn and perform, especially grades 4-8. This lesson integrates Thanksgiving activities into the learning which makes it fun, unique and engaging! Great for the week leading into Thanksgiving, too! Included in the lesson are two extension activities in case the teacher wants to make a longer lesson out of it.

Product includes:

  • the reasons to teach tableau
  • the history of tableau
  • teacher's script--what I say and how I say it!
  • Thanksgiving activities list (such as making the meal, playing football, etc.)
  • links to alternative activity for inspiration
  • sculpture example
  • evaluation and alternative activities

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Total Pages
13 pages
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55 minutes
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