This 34-page document is your one-stop shop for creating an entire production start to finish. Students work collaboratively to brainstorm topics, create a story, format a script, analyze characters, design a set, organize rehearsals, and produce a play of their own. This packet includes all instructions for both the teacher and the students, from organizing ideas to writing a script to drawing a ground plan. It can be used in either a 9-week or 18-week course. I have used it successfully in my own 8th grade class, and love it!