Famous Artist Idina Menzel Biography and 1 Pager Assignment
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Part of a Bundle This distance learning lesson focuses on actress and singer Tony award-winning Idina Menzel. The student researches questions about her life, journey to Broadway, and various accolades she's received while practicing growth mindset. Finally, using a One Pager assignment, the student designs her life.
This lesson takes sixty to ninety minutes to complete. #DistanceLearning#TPT
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Many teachers combine these biographies with other Dramamommaspeaks over actors Lin Manuel Miranda, actresses Audra McDonald and Meryl Streep or designer Ming Cho Lee, Tim Minchin, Pasek and Paul or Cynthia Erivo. Or they tie it to a lesson about the Tony Awards at Tony Awards Lesson
If your students need to do a research project, the Places Please lessons are good ones to introduce the unit. Perhaps more students would pursue a career in the theater arts if we show them what is possible for them?
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In addition, these bios. are a great springboard for discussion concerning goals, tenacity, determination and professionalism.
This product includes:
- Letter to teacher explaining the lesson
- Student note sheet
- Teacher's key
- One-pager template for assignment
- One pager example of assignment
- Enrichment activities
- Sources including three links to videos of Menzel's performances
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