Headlines Drama Activity

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Drama students have a blast creating monologues, short plays or even a news-broadcast show using the headlines in this lesson. Six pages of fictitious headlines!

All of the 21st Century Skills are inherent in this original Drama Notebook lesson!

In small groups, students develop an original news story based on a fictitious headline. Included are complete instructions and six pages of headlines divided into categories: headlines for younger students; headlines for older students; weather headlines; sports headlines. There is something for every age/interest in this lesson!

Sample headlines:
  • Talking Toy Scares Away Burglar
  • Couple Steals Donuts to Help Pay for Wedding
  • Tidal Wave Deposits Cruise Ship on Shore
  • Invisible Man Wins Wrestling Match

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