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325 reviewed resources for scripted role play

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Connecting the Separate Powers

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Scholars demonstrate what they know about the separation of powers through role play. Two individuals act out a skit as the remaining class members discuss and decide whether the interaction they observed is an appropriate example of the...
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Giving to Get the Beat

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Explore script writing based on prose in a cross-curricular literacy lesson. After listening to the folktale The Drum, middle schoolers identify and describe specific story elements such as characters and events. They work in groups to...
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Simple Machines

For Teachers 5th
Have your class conduct research to learn all they can about simple machines. They use the web, take notes from a video, write a script, then make a film describing various simple machines found in real life. These videos are then...
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Sara's Sister

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Does it matter where medication is stored in your home? Absolutely. The best way to identify proper and improper storage of medications is to participate in different role-play scenarios. A lesson models safe storage of medications in...
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The 2018 Mock Trial Case

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
All rise! Scholars put their skills to the test in a mock trial. Using evidence, photographs, and testimony, they role play the trial in the classroom. Rules of law—and the court room—come to life as the class becomes a place of law! 
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Prescription Drug Abuse Series "Changes for Life"

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students discover the affects of prescription drug abuse. In this drug awareness instructional activity, students use a scripted series of scenes for a play to understand facts and data concerning addiction in individuals and society....
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The Key Holder (Tahilwidar) Tradition in Afghanistan

For Teachers 4th - 12th
The fifth in a series of six lessons focusing on Afghan history and art Here's the amazing story of the Tahilwidar, or Key Holder Tradition in Afghanistan. Class groups are assigned roles and then act out the process, developed to keep...
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Lesson 5: Relationships - Day 3: Families

For Teachers 9th - 12th
As part of a series of lessons on Family Life and Sexual Health (FLASH), designed for special education classes, high schoolers describe the members of their family and the role these people play in their life.
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Respect: School Manners

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Character education is priceless! Teach, practice, and encourage respect through grand conversation, role play, crafts, and story telling because its never too early to use good manners. 
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Perseverence: Overcoming Poor Decisions

For Teachers 5th Standards
Instill perseverance with a lesson that takes an in-depth look into decision making and how to overcome the consequences from poor decision making. Through grand conversation, role-play, self reflection, and a guest speaker, scholars...
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Lesson 11: Communication - Day 4: Hearing "NO"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
"No!" Accepting a "No" response and handling rejection appropriately can be a challenge. After reviewing the previous lesson on asking for what they want, class members role-play appropriate ways of responding when their request has been...
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Stepping Up to Depression and Suicide

For Teachers 8th
New ReviewHealth Smart provides a lesson plan that shows middle schoolers how they can step up and help someone exhibiting self-harming behaviors. After learning the signs and symptoms of depression and suicide, teams research local resources...
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Up the Down Tree House

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students investigate the decomposition process. In this ecology lesson, students participate in a play, "Up the Treehouse" where the main idea focuses on a decomposing tree and how food chains are effected by decomposition. After the...
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Will the Real Abraham Lincoln Please Stand Up?

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Engage young historians in learning about America's sixteenth president with this fun Reader's Theater script. The second play in this series puts a modern spin on learning about history, involving a game show where three contestants try...
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Learning area 5: Job Done!

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Four activities conclude a unit through discussion and activities inspired by reflection. Scholars revisit their storybook from the first unit. Self-portraits showcase thought bubbles with written statements. Groups write and perform a...
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A Mediation Session for Ellen and Her Mother

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students read the story A Mediation Session for Ellen and Her Mother about compromise. In this compromise lesson plan, students then role play situations where they have to compromise.
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Structural Elements of Drama

For Students 4th - 8th
The world may indeed be a stage, and players certainly need to know drama vocabulary. This list of 16 terms (and their definitions) often found in scripts will prompt actors to perform their role.
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Under the Freedom Tree: A Readers Theater

For Students 4th - 6th
Susan VanHecke's Under the Freedom Tree is transformed into a 12-part readers theatre script appropriate for a performance by upper-elementary classes.
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Restorative Justice in the Classroom

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Learners participate in Justice Circles. In this conflict resolution lesson, students determine how to use Justice Circles to resolve conflict. Learners role play situations using the process and then analyze the scenarios.
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Cultural Environment during the Great Depression

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders research American culture of the Great Depression. In this role-playing lesson plan, groups of students develop "talking points" for their assigned topic and condense them into a Powerpoint or Hyper Studio presentation.
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Payment Parliament

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students investigate how the economy works by role playing in their class.  In this money management lesson, students read parts from a script for use in a role playing lesson simulating the Federal Reserve and their payment processing....
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Small Group Acting: Enlivening Canadian History

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders role-play events in Canadian history. In small groups they develop a script, practice their skit, and perform a skit for the class depicting various events in Canadian history.
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Medical Consultation Role Play

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students, with an emphasis on problem solving, students given a patient with some background information and symptoms. It is up to a pair of students to diagnose their patient and then inform the relatives of the patient about the...
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Acting Out

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore  psychology by participating in a role-play activity. In this peer pressure lesson, 6th graders discuss ways their classmates deal with everyday life by utilizing drugs and alcohol or participating in gang...