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Jack and the Beanstalk DRAMA UNIT + Script (5 x 60 min lessons) NO PREP!

Drama Trunk
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Grade Levels
2nd - 5th
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32 pages
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Elementary students explore the story of Jack and the Beanstalk through guided drama activities. Includes a whole class drama script for an end of unit performance (rehearse the play throughout the unit or work on it separately at the end). NO PREP REQUIRED! This curriculum aligned drama unit for elementary has 5 x 60 minute detailed lesson plans with extension and differentiation activities. A perfect and engaging way to explore a well loved story with a performance script (also useable as Reader's Theater).

INCLUDES:

- 5 x 60 Minute Detailed Lesson Plans based on Jack and the Beanstalk

- Whole Class Performance Script (Readers Theater) with detailed teachers version (including staging ideas) and student version. The script has plenty of chorus and individual lines.

- Drama Script for kids to use during the unit

- Mime Cards

- Additional and Extension Activities

KEY VOCABULARY: Mime. Drama. Movement. Freeze. Voice. Characters. Pretend. Putting yourself in someone else’s shoes. Scene. Rhythm. Gestures. Adjective.

UNIT AIMS: Students explore the story ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ through guided drama activities. Students develop drama skills: creating, responding and performing throughout various guided drama experiences. The unit works towards the performance of a whole class short play of Jack and the Beanstalk (script provided with detailed directions) where students use the skills they have learnt and draw on the drama activities they have participated in to present a performance! (or just do the unit) Students:

- Invent, describe and inhabit an imaginary world

- Identify and make character choices

- Create story ideas

- Use improvisation to explore elements of the story

- Put themselves in someone else’s shoes and reflect on characters

- Respond to directions

- Use voice, movement and gesture to convey meaning

- Collaborate with peers to create scenes and contribute ideas

- Interpret a story

- Contribute to guided drama experiences

TERMS OF USE

Please note that this product is for personal classroom or home school use by a single purchaser only. You may not distribute, copy or modify this product other than for your own personal, non-commercial classroom use.

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DRAMA TRUNK DRAMA CARDS ARE A DRAMA TEACHER'S BEST FRIEND! Just print, laminate (optional) and cut out a set of versatile drama cards that you can use over and over again. I cannot count how many times and ways I have used drama cards – absolutely my most handy drama resource.

Use DRAMA TRUNK drama cards for tons of creative, fun, imaginative, any day activities, including:

• Drama games (including last minute activities)

• Warm ups

• Team building and cooperation activities

• Improvisation / quick thinking

• Audition / rehearsal activities

• Language activities

• Guided learning

• Listening skills

• Inspiration

• Storytelling

Combine the use of multiple cards for even more activities, challenges and ideas (you will have a HUGE amount of drama activities ready to go when needed).

******** DRAMA CARD BUNDLE ********

The following 17 DRAMA TRUNK drama card sets are available individually or as a CLASSIC BUNDLED PACK:

CHARACTERS

QUIRKY CHARACTERS

DRAMATIC DEATHS

OPENING LINES

MIMES

LOCATIONS

GENRES

LIVING PICTURES

SILLY SUPERHEROES

TITLES

MOODS (EMOTIONS)

CHARACTER SWITCHES

CHARACTER MOVEMENTS

CHARACTER MANNERISMS

VOCAL STYLES

TIMES

CHARACTERISTICS

******** EVEN MORE DRAMA CARDS ********

OR CHECK OUT ANOTHER DRAMA CARD BUNDLE WHICH INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING SETS (also available individually or as part of the MEGA DRAMA CARD BUNDLE):

WORLD DESTINATIONS

GREAT ESCAPES

OLYMPIC EVENTS

FORBIDDEN WORD SCENES

SCENE SCENARIOS

HOBBIES

CHARACTER TACTICS

THEATRE STYLES

RANDOM LINES

ODD INVENTIONS

HELP SCENES

AILMENTS

PROP SCENES

HISTORICAL EVENTS

FAMOUS CHARACTERS

CLICHES

PROVERBS

SHAKESPEARE QUOTES

+ MORE DRAMA CARDS AVAILABLE AT DRAMA TRUNK!

Happy teaching!

Total Pages
32 pages
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Report on a topic or text or present an opinion, sequencing ideas logically and using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace.
Review the key ideas expressed and draw conclusions in light of information and knowledge gained from the discussions.
Pose and respond to specific questions by making comments that contribute to the discussion and elaborate on the remarks of others.
Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions and carry out assigned roles.
Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 5 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.

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