Multicultural Folk Tales |Units Adapted Into Play Scripts

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    Created for the classroom teacher and easy to produce!

    20 OFF! 290 pages of 9 multicultural plays with units, (each 15 minutes in length) appropriate for a public performance, however they were created with the classroom in mind. Students strengthen their study of other cultures, reading (fluency), speaking (diction) and listening skills (restating) while learning to work cooperatively.

    In addition, a teacher could assign a script for students distance learning. #DistanceLearningTPT

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    Each play has a special focus from a particular region of the world. These are super in an elementary gifted or upper elementary class or middle school social studies, language arts or drama class. This is a growing bundle, so check back later to see what else I have included.

    Each product is a unit and contains:

    Teacher's questions

    A play script tailored for the classroom (No royalties if presented for the public!)
    Stage directions to help with staging

    Stage properties list

    Sound effects list
    Music suggestions list

    Links to materials and products: masks, body sox, rice hats, snowflakes, etc.

    Film clip links


    Oji-San, Sedna, Li Chi Slays the Serpent and The Little Girl and the Winter Whirlwinds, Saturday Sunday and Monday and Abullah's Gold contain ORIGINAL music (A super arts integration opportunity!)

    • Oji San and the Grateful Statues includes rice hat making directions
    • Sedna an Inuit Tale includes an Inuit dance which can accompany the play
    • It Could Always Be Worse contains Yiddish vocabulary to learn for fun and improvisation opportunities
    • The Little Girl and the Winter Whirlwind contains lessons on costume design
    • Li Chi Slays the Serpent involves several ways to accompany the play from one melody to four!
    • Saturday, Sunday and Monday has opportunities for students to learn a bit of Italian!
    • Abdullah's Gold contains a lesson on the Hindi language.

    Comprehensive? You bet.

    Time tested by veteran award winning drama teacher of thirty-seven years, these plays are winners! Remember: You Get What You Pay For

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    Sedna, an Inuit Tale

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    to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
    Make connections between the text of a story or drama and a visual or oral presentation of the text, identifying where each version reflects specific descriptions and directions in the text.
    Compare and contrast the treatment of similar themes and topics (e.g., opposition of good and evil) and patterns of events (e.g., the quest) in stories, myths, and traditional literature from different cultures.
    By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, in the grades 4–5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
    Explain how a series of chapters, scenes, or stanzas fits together to provide the overall structure of a particular story, drama, or poem.
    Describe how a narrator’s or speaker’s point of view influences how events are described.


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