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Drama Map

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Drama Map

Grades 6 – 12
Interactive Type Inquiry & Analysis
Tech Requirement
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ABOUT THIS INTERACTIVE  

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An updated version of the Story Map, this interactive best suits secondary students in literary study. Students can map out the key elements of character, setting, conflict, and resolution (shown at left) for a variety purposes and activities associated with works of drama. The interactive includes a set of graphic organizers which can facilitate postreading as well as prewriting activities that best suit your curriculum. After completing individual sections or the entire organizer, students have the ability to print out their final versions for feedback and assessment.

Lessons That Use This Interactive

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Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan  |  Unit

Developing Story Structure With Paper-Bag Skits

Lights, camera, action, and a bit of mystery! In this lesson, students use mystery props in a skit bag to create and perform in short, impromptu skits.

 

Related Classroom & Professional Development Resources

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Grades   9 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  April 27

Playwright August Wilson was born in 1945.

Students use the Timeline Tool and Drama Map to create a decade-by-decade record and play of their community's history.

 

Grades   5 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  March 24

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof premiered in New York in 1955.

Students are introduced to the characteristics of drama, read a chapter from a novel the class has read, and create a script from the chapter that they will present to the class.