The following are Classroom Theatre Integration ideas developed by myself and k-12 Kentucky teachers at recent residencies and PD workshops.
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Our objectives were:
- Reduce math anxiety in students
- Use drama to teach to all learning styles
- Help students grasp difficult concepts by embodying them.
So we adapted some traditional improv games into lessons on the Order of Operations and Simplifying Fractions.Read lessons
We considered a new way to teach the concept of photosynthesis, using tableaux, movement, and a press conference by a panel of witnesses to “The Photosynthesis Incident”.Read lessons
Using a drama game called “One Word Story”, we looked at possible ways to address the problem of run-on sentences, sentence fragments, and other grammar difficulties.Read lessons