Rock! Scissors! Firecracker! Make Your Own History

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Here is a quick and funny activity for history, drama, English, and communications type classes.

Make Your Own History Lesson Plan:

Hook (Anticipatory Set): Play Rock, Scissors, Paper. Where do you think the game came from?

Direct Instruction: Read play below: "Rock, Sword, Firecracker!" (a short comedy about the legend behind the game of Rock, Scissors, Paper).

Guided Practice: Create ideas for a short play where you make up the history behind something ordinary such as Knock, Knock Jokes.

Closure: Tell about the short play ideas.

Independent Practice: Write a script from the idea.

Follow-up: Practice and perform the script as a play or a movie.

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6 pages
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