This product is a bundle of two of my STAAR like Warm ups for Drama and Poetry. If you have purchased either my Drama Warm ups or the Poetry Warm ups, you will be duplicating that purchase with this product.
This product is designed to be used in middle school classrooms.
It contains a total of 40 Warm Ups (20 Poetry and 20 Drama).
Poetry Warm Ups:
In this product you will find warm-up questions about short poems in the public domain. The poems included are:
“Fire and Ice” by Robert Frost
“Little Things” by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer
“Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star”
“Love Between Brothers and Sisters” by Isaac Watts
“Cupid Drowned” by Leigh Hunt
“Life, I Know Not What Thou Art” by A.L. Barbauld
“A Day Well Spent” by George Eliot
“Little Birdie” by Alfred Lord Tennyson
“The Little Plant” by Kate L. Brown
“November” by Alice Cary
There are a total of 20 warm ups with 2 questions per warm-up. (40 questions total) Some of the poems are used more than once. (There are a total of 10 poems.)
Drama Warm Ups:
In this product you will find warm-up questions from excerpts of plays in the public domain. The plays included are:
Yesterday by Colin Campbell Clements
The People by Susan Glaspell
His Luck by Horace Holley
The Beggar and The King by Winthrop Parkhurst
Trifles by Susan Glaspell
They That Sit in Darkness by Mary Burrill
The Sun by John Galsworthy
Mr. Icky by F. Scott Fitzgerald
There are a total of 20 warm ups with 2 questions per warm-up. (40 questions total) Some of the plays and excerpts are used more than once. (There are a total of 8 plays.)
All of the questions are open ended. The questions are designed to look like questions students may see on the STAAR test. The questions that are asked have been created using STAAR stems and modeled from the released STAAR passages.