TheatreFinalProj ESpartas

TheatreFinalProj ESpartas - Elizabeth Spartas It is...

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Elizabeth Spartas It is important to incorporate theater into the classroom. By providing students with the chance to integrate dramatic activity into the classroom students are engaged intellectually, emotionally, physically, verbally, and socially. Drama lends itself to a variety of different subjects (and has been shown to increase scores) and allows students a unique and fun experience. Not only that, but it is something that does not necessarily require a huge amount of different materials. The following is a plan for a Second grade class: September: a. Students will learn about the life of an apple as they learn about the fall. They will act out the various stages that an apple goes through (seeds grow into a tree, apples grow on a tree, apples get picked somewhere, etc.) b. EALRs i. 3.2.1 Remembers and understands how theatre communicates for a specific purpose c. October: a. Students will talk about each of the most famous Halloween ‘characters’ and then read Big Pumpkin by Erica Silverman. As the book is read the class will stand in a circle and act out the different types of characters and actions that they go through. As an extension/fun game afterwards students could act out a character
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This note was uploaded on 10/20/2011 for the course EDU 300 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '09 term at BYU.

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