Drama Curricula in Middle School Arts

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Lesson Plan: Americans at the Movies - Communicating with Cuts
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 3-5, MS, HS
Use this lesson from The Story of Movies film study curriculum to introduce students to early filmmaking techniques. Students will screen the 1903...
J. Otis Powell: A Writer's Writer. He Worked Magic and You Can Too
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
This lesson plan, designed by writer Louis Porter II Ed. D., introduces students to the artistic achievements of J. Otis Powell and his mentor, Amiri...
LESSON PLAN:  AMERICANS AT THE MOVIES, FEATURING CHARLIE CHAPLIN’S THE IMMIGRANT
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS, PD
In the first decades of the 20th century, Americans embraced a revolutionary new technology—motion pictures. This lesson, which features Charlie...
Lesson Plan: The Social Drama Movie and the Child Labor Controversy
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
Social reformers in the first decades of the 20th century embraced the new technology of motion pictures as a way to advocate for change. This lesson...
Lesson Plan: Empathy, Movies, and the Common Good, Part 2
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
What is historical empathy? How do movies personalize the political? In this lesson, through selected scenes from Steven Spielberg's film, "Lincoln...