Guide your students to a deeper level of appreciation and understanding of the drama genre. Students understand and appreciate drama if they are able to visualize it. They will visualize and organize information for each scene through the help of a graphic organizer. They will identify and describe the setting, dialogue, stage directions, cast of characters, and props.
The students will practice and master the following skills:
-- Identify and use drama terms
-- Recognize and understand the significance of the components of a script
The design of the activity is easily adaptable for English language learners (ELD, ESL, EFL, SDAIE).
Graphic organizers act as scaffolding tools to move students from less cognitively demanding tasks to more cognitively demanding activities. The beauty of graphic organizers is they need not be extensive or difficult to increase student learning.
--Scaffolds cognitively demanding activities
--Models academic vocabulary
--Improves reading comprehension and writing skills
--Increases exam scores
--Accelerates English language learning (ESL, ELD, ELL, SDAIE)
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