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This THREE WEEK radio theater unit and play, nearly 70 pages in length, is suitable for middle and high school drama classes or upper elementary gifted classes and includes:
• Rational for teaching radio theater
• A lesson on the history of radio theater
• Information about Foley engineers
• Three links to video clips of Foley engineers
• Student created sound effect project
• Five links to radio play performances (some vintage and some recent)
• A mini-lesson in writing and producing radio commercials
• Links to four commercials and two acting exercises focused on sound effects
• Procedure plan to follow day by day throughout the unit
• Teacher’s questions for students
• A sound effects quiz
• How to use one's voice advice
• Sound effects suggestions for play including links
• Music suggestions for play including links
• Directing suggestions and floor plan
• A student group example of a radio commercial
• Trivia about radio theater stars
• An ORIGINAL song reminiscent of an old sea shanty with accompaniment
• A FREE radio play script of my adaptation of William Russell's book, " The Frozen Pirate" suitable for classroom use with roles for an average size class with NO ROYALTIES which includes sound effect and music cues all ready placed in the script for you!
In my thirty-eight years of teaching drama, this radio theater unit is one of my most popular lessons with students.
Comprehensive? You bet! This is a guaranteed successful teaching and learning experience created by an award winning, veteran drama teacher of thirty-eight years.
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