Drama Lesson Plans in Middle School Arts

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England in the Golden Age
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 3-5, MS
Common Core
England in the Golden Age explores England in the 1500s and 1600s, a time of religious conflicts and political change. Students learn about Henry...
7 Ideas for Teaching Women's History Month
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
In commemoration of Women’s History Month, this resource helps K-12 educators engage students in thinking broadly and critically about the experience...
Pick the Next Box Office Hit
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 3-5, MS, HS
Getting started is easy. Go to the Applied Digital Skills website and sign up to set up your first class. Check out this guide with step-by-step...
Once upon a time....
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This is a twelve-week project based music lesson where students will explore bringing a children's story to life through acting, set design, props,...
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...
Understanding and Analyzing "The U.S. of Us" by Richard Blanco
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
In August 2019, a deadly shooting that killed twenty-two people in El Paso, Texas highlighted anti-immigrant bigotry. The suspected gunman drove more...
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...
Cole Porter Lesson Plan
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This age-appropriate lesson plan explores the contributions of Cole Porter to the history of classic American musical theater. As one of the most...
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...