16 pages. 7 page script. Parts for 25+ actors. Includes extension activities, study guide and more. For ages nine and up.

“The Ugly Duckling” is a fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen. While Andersen wrote original stories, many of his tales have their origins in folk tales. Andersen often identified with the unfortunate and the outcasts, leading some scholars to believe that he had encountered such difficulties in his own life.

The script itself is seven pages long and this tutorial also includes:

  • Study guide with background information on Hans Christian Andersen and the story “The Ugly Duckling.”
  • Full page of discussion questions related to the story.
  • Two pages of extension activities.
  • List of suggestions for how to stage the show.

The Drama Notebook Scripts+ Activities are unique to Drama Notebook. The scripts are written to accommodate a flexible number of cast members, and the extension activities and study guides are designed to help students develop a connection to the lessons in the story and to deepen their understanding of the text.

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