Your 4th, 5th, & 6th-grade students will have a blast reading these dramatic plays (theater reading scripts) while learning the elements of drama. There are several reading comprehension passages, vocabulary terms, and activities inside.
1. DRAMA VOCABULARY TERMS FOLDABLE
Inside the foldable are necessary words to understand the drama/readers theater genre such as: stage directions, stage, curtain call, italic words, bold words, act, playwright, play, stage left & right, scene, and much more!
Step-by-step instructions to put together the folding activity. The student will only need scissors and glue or a glue stick to assemble. Students can then find the definitions for the vocabulary words using color or a pencil and glue them into their composition notebook.
2. DRAMA READING COMPREHENSION PASSAGES WITH QUESTIONS
(ONE OF MY BEST-SELLING PRODUCTS!)
Upper elementary and middle school students will practice common reading skills. Students can read and act out the play.
❀ 5 plays are included in this packet
❀ 5 comprehension questions with each passage
❀ The answer key is included at the end of the presentation.
The following reading skills are covered in the passages:
Inference, Vocabulary, Text evidence, Theme, Character Analysis, Turning point &
Each of the plays has a theme for the reader to identify through the problem and major events.
The themes in this play are:
✿ Persistence pays off
✿ Stand up for yourself
✿ Being the Bigger Person is Important
✿ Be Kind to Others
3. DRAMA SCRIPTS USING FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE COMPREHENSION
These readers’ theater scripts are great for a third, fourth, or fifth grade to practice acting out a drama while learning to recognize different styles of figurative language in written text. Once the reader’s theater plays are read and completed, each of the four plays contains comprehension questions that can be used as a grade. The figurative language styles added to the plays are:
Simile, Metaphor, Idioms, Onomatopoeia, Oxymoron, Personification, Alliteration
4. DRAMA READING COMPREHENSION TO TEACH PROJECT SAFETY LESSONS
Use Drama Passages to teach project safety and show character development for your 5th, 6th, and 7th-grade students. Help to spread the awareness of cyberbullying, saying no to drugs, school vandalism, standing up for others, and peer pressure while using these plays.
INSIDE YOU WILL FIND:
❀ 5 Drama Reading Comprehension Plays
❀ Each play has 5-6 comprehension questions
❀ Multiple Choice & Short Answer Options
❀ Writing Reflection Pages
❀ Answer Key Inside
There is so little time to teach these important lessons that students will more than likely face at some point in their school career. These plays do discuss important topics and are geared towards mature upper elementary students or middle school age.
The TOPICS ADDRESSED ARE:
❀ Cyberbullying (What it is and how to handle a cyberbully)
❀ Saying no to drugs (Using prescription pills are also drugs)
❀ School vandalism (Vandalizing other peoples property is always wrong)
❀ Standing up for others (Standing up for others against a bully)
❀ Peer pressure (Doing what is right and not necessarily the cool thing)
If you have any questions, feel free to contact me at Marcy’s Mayhem.
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