Storytelling and Playwriting Sample Lesson Plan
Three page storytelling lesson plan for younger students and one page storytelling lesson plan outline for older students.
Storytelling and Playwriting Games
Over 60 games designed to help students become better storytellers.
This four-page tutorial explains the various story elements that can help students craft compelling stories.
Fourteen short beginnings of stories for your group of younger students to turn into short plays!
Forbidden Room Story Outline
Fill-in-the-blank story outline that students use to create a compelling, original fairy tale skit.
How to Create an Historical Piece
Quick guide for helping students create an original piece based on historical events.
Short Stories from Around the World
34 short stories from around the world for students of all ages to turn into skits and short plays. Includes instructions for younger students and older students.
Activity in which students create short plays based on myths. Works for a variety of ages and includes instructions, 36 myth prompts, and four myths to read to your group.
Bag of Fairy Tale Titles
Here are sixteen original fairy tale titles, plus instructions for using them as prompts and two story outlines to help younger students structure their stories.
Bag of Monster Titles
20 fun monster-themed titles to use with your group. Includes instructions and variations of the activity.
Extreme Show and Tell
Creative drama lesson in which students use personal items to develop short skits and plays. You will not find this lesson anywhere else.
Fun, original game that helps students break the ice or warm-up their imaginations! Includes instructions and 40 silly questions!
Twelve ways to inspire students to take an existing story and change it somehow. This is an excellent imagination and team-building activity!
Magical Objects Stories
Students create short plays based on characters who find magical objects. Includes 15 prompts, instructions and more!
Animal Photo Prompts for Younger Students
Sixteen engaging photos of animals along with descriptions and questions. Use the prompts to inspire younger students to create monologues and skits!
Dwelling Photo Prompts
Great collection of sixteen different types of dwellings designed to inspire students to create monologues, short scenes and skits. Includes instructions and questions for each photo!
Emotions Photo Prompts
Great collection of twelve photos portraying a wide range of emotions. Includes instructions and discussion questions for each photo.