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Audio Broadcasts and Podcasts: Oral Storytelling and Dramatization

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Audio Broadcasts and Podcasts: Oral Storytelling and Dramatization

Grades 9 – 12
Lesson Plan Type Unit
Estimated Time Ten 50-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Traci Gardner

Traci Gardner

Blacksburg, Virginia

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of English

 

Student Interactives

Calendar Activities

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STUDENT INTERACTIVES

Grades   1 – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Organizing & Summarizing

Plot Diagram

The Plot Diagram is an organizational tool focusing on a pyramid or triangular shape, which is used to map the events in a story. This mapping of plot structure allows readers and writers to visualize the key features of stories.

 

Grades   K – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Writing & Publishing Prose

CD/DVD Cover Creator

The CD/DVD Cover Creator allows users to type and illustrate CD and DVD covers and related booklets for liner notes and other information. Students can use the tool to create covers for books, music, and films that they explored as well as to create covers for media they compose individually or as a class.

 

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CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   7 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  December 25

A Christmas Carol was the first book transmitted over radio!

Students write a script for A Christmas Carol on a level that primary students can read and perform. Older students record the performance and create a website to showcase photographs.

 

Grades   7 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  May 3

National Public Radio began broadcasting in 1971.

Students make predictions about the content of some of NPR's programs, then listen to the programs and report on the contents and discuss with the class.

 

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PRINTOUTS

Grades   3 – 12  |  Printout  |  Informational Sheet

Podcasts: The Nuts and Bolts of Creating Podcasts

Use this helpful tool to integrate podcasts into your classroom or to help your students create their own podcasts with audio and images.

 

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STRATEGY GUIDES

Grades   6 – 12  |  Strategy Guide

Teaching With Podcasts

This Strategy Guide describes the processes involved in composing and producing audio files that are published online as podcasts.

 

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