20 page complete Melodrama lesson plan!

For ages 6 and up
Welcome to the “over-the-top”, always exciting, and highly emotional world of Melodramatic Theatre! This lesson plan will give you the necessary materials to teach the basics of Melodrama and inspire your students to perform in more creative ways.


  • Complete tutorial covering the basics of Melodrama
  • List of Melodramatic plot devices
  • Keys to Melodramatic acting style
  • List of stock characters with descriptions
  • Eight standard Melodramatic gestures with descriptions
  • Two Melodramatic warm-up activities
  • Seven ready-to-use Melodramatic situations
  • Three skill-building activities
  • Nine scenario-prompts for students to use to create their own Melodrama
  • Printable “Match the Character with the Description” worksheet
  • Three mini-melodrama scripts
  • And more!

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