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  1. SAVE 20% This bundle includes two scary radio plays--Edgar Allen Poe’s short story, The Cask of Amintillado and W.W. Jacob's The Monkey's Paw. Plus, I have given you the unit I use when teaching radio theater! Strengthen students' reading, speaking and listening skills learning through radio the
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Here's a twenty-five minute dramatic radio play adapted from W.W. Jacob's classic, gothic story, The Monkey's Paw. This script has 26 +roles (plus crew) and was written especially for the classroom! Strengthen your students' listening, speaking, and reading skills all at once. It's a one stop shop! #fallingfordealsseasonal

In addition, a teacher could use this script with students who are distance learning. #DistanceLearningTPT

The product includes:

  • A note to the director
  • W.W. Jacobs--a short bio.
  • Information about the story The Monkey's Paw of which the radio play was adapted
  • Sound effects list and suggestions how to use them
  • Music suggestions with links
  • How to stage a radio play with a floor plan for your use
  • Radio theater terms (such as "up and under")
  • 26 page radio play script complete with sound and music cues written by an award winning author, me!
  • Original music/sound effects composed by an award winning music educator
  • 3 corny commercials which can be used in the play or switched out with one of your students' own!

This is a crowd pleasing radio play created by an award-winning drama teacher and author with 38 years of experience.

HOW DO I USE THIS SCRIPT IN MY CLASSROOM? If I were you, I'd use it with a short story unit studying mystery and macabre, drama, gifted or reading. It's terrific for celebrating Halloween, the end of a semester and will impressed parents and others attending.

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45 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 hour
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when encountering an unknown term important to comprehension or expression.
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.
Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.


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