Ages 5-10, 12 sessions, 138 pages

In this e-book lesson plan, students learn dramatic movement and characterization through activities inspired by the animal kingdom. They rehearse and perform two short plays, the Grimm’s fairy tale “The Bremen Town Musicians” and “It Could be Worse,” a Yiddish folk tale. As written, the lesson plan covers twelve hours of class time, but is packed with extra activities and can easily be expanded to fit a longer time frame or even a week-long camp.

Includes:

  • Main lesson plan (12 sessions)
  • Two short scripts
  • Study guides for the plays
  • Production guides for the plays
  • 24 Animal fables
  • Printable homework activities
  • Extra animal-themed games
  • And more!

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