You're Making a Scene


Project Description

In this activity, led by Anne Tromsness, SCGSAH Drama Faculty, students will read a book together as a class and learn how to write a script and act out their favorite scene. Integrating drama into a reading lesson is a fantastic way to excite students about reading!

Suitable for grades K-8.

Artistic Process

Create, Perform

What's included

-Lesson plan
-Teacher Guide (Digital)
-Storyboard Sheet (Digital)
-Full Companion Video

Guiding Question

How can I work with others to create and act out a scene from our book? What can I do to support my group in solving problems? 

Standards Addressed

Theatre Anchor Standard 1: I can create scenes and write scripts using story elements and structure.

T.CR.IH.1 I can write short scenes and monologues using basic dramatic structure.

This resource also aligns with the following from the Profile of the SC Graduate:

World Class Skills: Creativity and Innovation, Collaboration and Teamwork
Life and Career Characteristics: Interpersonal Skills

About the Project Creator

To learn more about Anne Tromsness, click here.

Interested In This Resource? 

This resource will be available in March 2023.

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