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  • 12 Days of Christmas (Authored by Anissa Sanz.)

  • Subject(s): Music, Theater (Kindergarten - Grade 2)
    Description: This is a fun and creative way to explore the 12 Days of Christmas. This lesson reinforces numerical order, repetition within a song, and group effort. It’s also very cute to see the creative ways the students “become” the 12 Days of Christmas. Composition with instruments is also involved.

  • Circular Motion and Introduction to Relativity (Authored by Robert Rosen.)

  • Subject(s): Science, Theater (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: Students work cooperatively to view, demonstrate, and understand the importance of frame of reference. They present a short skit, based on the information from their research, that describes a trip to a nearby solar system.

  • Class Act (Authored by Cynthia Youngblood.)

  • Subject(s): Language Arts, Theater (Grade 6 - Grade 8)
    Description: Students in small groups prepare a short videotaped presentation dramatizing a poem.

  • Fair is Fair (Authored by Teri Grunden.)

  • Subject(s): Health, Social Studies, Theater (Kindergarten - Grade 2)
    Description: Students learn more about the concept of -fairness- by being involved in two unfair activities, role-playing three scenarios, and filling in a web about fairness.

  • Periodic Table Families (Authored by Melanie Fraser.)

  • Subject(s): Science, Theater (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: Students investigate chemical and physical properties within families or groups of the periodic table. They create and perform plays for younger students in which the dialogue and costumes accurately represent these properties.

  • Skin & Bones (Authored by Jill Taylor.)

  • Subject(s): Music, Theater (Kindergarten - Grade 2)
    Description: Students act out the story and play instruments to accompany a spooky song.

  • Was Goldilocks Innocent or Guilty? (Authored by Patti Cogburn.)

  • Subject(s): Language Arts, Theater (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: After reading any play, short story, or novel that revolves around a trial, for example, [Witness for the Prosecution], the student will act out a role in a mock fairy tale trial. This is the second lesson in a series.

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