To deepen your students’ understanding of dramas, have them utilize their understanding of the key terms to compare and contrast dramas to other genres. They will use information found in a Venn diagram to complete a paragraph frame.
Guide your students through the process of putting all of the play pieces together! In this integrated reading and writing lesson students will learn how to construct a play, while simultaneously learning about the components of a play!
Expose your students to the wonderful genre of drama, but be sure to teach them the important key terms so they understand the structure. Use this as a stand alone lesson or a pre-lesson for the *Putting a Play Together!* lesson.
Let’s put it all together! In this lesson, students will explore the different parts of a drama or play. By the end of the lesson they will be able to define terminology related to plays and give examples of the unique genre features!
Martin Luther King, Jr. is honored as one of the most important leaders in the civil rights movement. Give your fourth and fifth graders a chance to deepen their understanding of his life and legacy through this reader’s theater activity.