Elements of Drama Unit Grades 3-5 CCSS Aligned

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3rd - 5th, Homeschool
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This resource was incredibly helpful for me when it came to teaching the elements of drama to our beginning drama students.
This resource really helped me go through the elements of drama with my students. My students found it fun and engaging!
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Bestseller! Great back to school unit! Perfect for distance and remote learning. Aligned with both Common Core and TEKS Standards for grades 3 - 5, this resource provides everything you need to teach the drama genre to your students in the classroom, library, homeschool, drama club, or beyond!

Here's just an idea of how other teachers feel about this unit...

"This was SUCH a great resource!! Saved me hours of prep and was easy to adapt to my needs! Thank you!"

"Lesson plans for my drama unit...done! Thanks for providing an excellent resource!"

"Really great drama resource! I love the sheet where you color in the different elements of the script, it was very engaging to my students and a great time saver for me. Thank you!"

"Wonderful unit, my students had so much fun!!"

"These activities were so helpful for teaching the elements of drama. My kids really enjoyed them!"

Please see the PREVIEW above for an idea of everything included in this versatile resource!

This AWESOME product includes:

- Detailed unit lesson plans for at least 5 days (with ideas to extend to two weeks!)

- An awesome teaching Powerpoint to introduce the drama genre and the elements of drama using colorful photographs and easy-to-remember vocabulary definitions

- Foldables and other resources to use for your ELA interactive notebook

- Printable anchor chart that you can print, assemble, laminate, and use again and again!

- Scene from an original drama to use in a close reading. Students must color-code their evidence. Perfect for homework or as an assessment!

- Task cards for a small group, centers, independent practice, and more. Answer key included.

- Vocabulary cards for ELA focus wall, pocket chart, interactive notebook, or more

- Graphic organizer for students to use to write their own drama script

- Ideas and resources for centers and small groups

- Links to online resources

- Compare and contrast activity

and more!

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Total Pages
48 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems when writing or speaking about a text, using terms such as chapter, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier sections.
Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character’s thoughts, words, or actions).
Explain major differences between poems, drama, and prose, and refer to the structural elements of poems (e.g., verse, rhythm, meter) and drama (e.g., casts of characters, settings, descriptions, dialogue, stage directions) when writing or speaking about a text.
Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., how characters interact).


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