Drama Mama

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NEW & IMPROVED! This PowerPoint offers a brief timeline of theatre history including some humorous illustrations. The 17 slides briefly cover theatre all the way from prehistory storytelling to modern day technology. This works best if you can
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Art History, Drama
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Lectures, Multimedia, Minilessons
$2.00
4 ratings
4.0
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It is often surmised that Ophelia—in her madness in Act 4, scene 5—hands out flowers to certain members of the court which actually have deep, symbolic meaning. Use this handout to prompt student discussion about the meaning behind her flowers.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Arts, Drama
Grades:
11th, 12th
Types:
Study Guides, Activities, Handouts
$2.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By Drama Mama
Instead of a typical book report, have students write a "newspaper article" on their book. Included in this file is a full description of the project, suggested books for students, and a complete outline of the article to be written. This activity
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Social Studies - History
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Graphic Organizers, Nonfiction Book Study
$1.50
3 ratings
4.0
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By Drama Mama
This works best with a film clip (I prefer using a clip from a film students are already familiar with such as "The Hunger Games" or "Maze Runner") but it can also work with a live performance. Have students watch a clip once taking notes on 2-3
Subjects:
Drama, Character Education
Grades:
7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Graphic Organizers
$1.00
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By Drama Mama
This 18-page, editable packet is a one-stop shop research unit. It offers a step-by-step guide for choosing a topic, researching a topic, using print and web-based sources, drafting a paper, self review, peer review, and teacher review. It also
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Specialty, Social Studies - History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Research, Projects
CCSS:
W.9-10.2, CCRA.W.7, CCRA.W.8, CCRA.W.9
$5.00
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By Drama Mama
This works best with duet scenes where students can collaborate on their characters, but would also work well for a whole play. Have students analyze their character, and then complete the graphic organizer in respect to their character.
Subjects:
Arts, Drama, Close Reading
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Study Guides, Activities, Graphic Organizers
$2.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Drama Mama
Use this graphic organizer/guided notes page to introduce students to the concepts of theatrical scenic design.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Arts, Drama
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Handouts, Graphic Organizers
$1.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By Drama Mama
A whole lesson for poetry! This package includes a lesson plan for poetry analysis and interpretation (aligned with Common Core standards for 7th, 8th, and 9th grades;) a poetry identification graphic organizer; a poetry analysis worksheet; and a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Arts, Poetry
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Projects, Activities
CCSS:
RL.7.4, RL.7.5, RL.8.4, RL.9-10.4
$4.00
1 rating
4.0
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This 4-page PDF graphic organizer is perfect for helping students organize their thoughts while watching a film or play and then guiding them through the writing process. The teaching duration varies depending on what film or play you watch. I've
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Arts, Drama
Grades:
7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
W.7.2, W.8.2
$1.50
1 rating
4.0
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By Drama Mama
This 34-page document is your one-stop shop for creating an entire production start to finish. Students work collaboratively to brainstorm topics, create a story, format a script, analyze characters, design a set, organize rehearsals, and produce a
Subjects:
Arts, Drama, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Projects, Mini-Course, Cooperative Learning
$9.50
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By Drama Mama
A great activity for allowing students to illustrate a character and visually demonstrate their analysis! This works best if you have access to large sheets of butcher paper so the illustrations end up "life sized." You can use this with novels,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Arts, For All Subject Areas
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Projects, Activities, Cooperative Learning
$1.00
1 rating
3.5
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By Drama Mama
This close-reading assignment requires students to read two essays from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (scanned from "A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches of Martin Luther King, Jr.) and synthesize information from the essays with
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History, Martin Luther King Day
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Activities, DBQs, Nonfiction Book Study
$1.50
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By Drama Mama
Get students to start thinking deeply about their poems and go beyond just basic denotation. This works best if used as guided notes, especially with students in younger grades.
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Poetry, Close Reading
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
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By Drama Mama
UPDATED! A simple page for guided notes to accompany the (also new and improved) Theatre History PowerPoint presentation.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Art History, Drama
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Handouts, Graphic Organizers
FREE
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By Drama Mama
Use these graphic organizers to get students started on essay writing, whether informative, persuasive, or opinion-based.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Outlines, Graphic Organizers
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Theatre: grades 7-12 English/Language Arts: grades 7-12

MY TEACHING STYLE

Some direct instruction, some group activities, some notes, some performance, and a whole lot of fun!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Member of the Tennessee Fine Arts Standards Review Committee

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BA, Appalachian State University, 2006 MAT, East Tennessee State University, 2014

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Member of the Educational Theatre Association (EdTA)

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