***NEW*** Elementary students explore the story of Snow White through guided drama activities. Includes a whole class drama script for an end of unit performance (rehearse the play throughout the unit or work on it separately at the end). NO PREP REQUIRED! This curriculum aligned drama unit for elementary has 4 x 60 minute detailed lesson plans. A perfect and engaging way to explore a well loved story with a performance script (also use as Reader's Theater).
- 4 x 60 Minute Detailed Lesson Plans based on Snow White
- Whole Class Performance Script (Readers Theater) with detailed teachers version (including staging ideas) and student version. The script has plenty of chorus and individual lines.
- Evil Queen Character Machine Drama Circle (ALSO AVAILABLE INDIVIDUALLY HERE)
- Dramatic Death Prompt Cards
- Thought Corridor Lines
- Snow White Scene Starters
KEY VOCABULARY: Freeze Frame. Describe.Characteristics. Character Machine.
Mime. Friendship. Movement. Voice. Characters. Thought Corridor. Inner Thoughts.
Scene. Facial Expression. Dramatic Deaths. Slow Motion.
UNIT AIMS: Students explore the story ‘Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs’ through guided drama activities. Students develop drama skills: creating, responding and performing throughout various guided drama experiences and performance of a whole class play.
The unit works towards the performance of a whole class short play of Snow White (script provided with detailed directions) where students use the skills they have learnt and draw on the drama activities they have participated in to present a performance!
• Develop movement, voices and freezes for different characters (characterisation)
• Use adjectives to describe a character
• Perform and reflect on a Character Machine
• Use pantomime to depict elements of the story
• Devise and present short scenes exploring the theme of ‘helping your friends’
• Devise and perform Dramatic Death scenes
• Explore a character’s inner thoughts and feelings
• Collaborate with peers to create scenes and contribute ideas
• Contribute to guided drama experiences
• Contribute to and perform a whole class performance of the story
• Reflect on drama learning
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MIME FOR PRIMARY AVAILABLE HERE
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