Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Subject:
Theater, English Language Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab, Game, Lesson, Lesson Plan
Level:
Preschool
Tags:
  • Drama
  • Make Believe
  • Premedia - Me
  • Premedia-letters
    License:
    Creative Commons Attribution
    Language:
    English
    Media Formats:
    Text/HTML

    Drama - Saturday

    Drama - Saturday

    Overview

    Children will be assigned a main character in a story they have recently read.  They will act out the story with a beginning, middle, and end. 

    Summary

    Children will be assigned a main character in a story they have recently read.  They will act out the story with a beginning, middle, and end. 

    This story capitalizes on plans that are disrupted and present challenges and feelings of disappointment.  This story provides ways the characters in the story reassure one another.  

     

    Materials

    • Item Props from the story
      • Brush for hair-do
      • Basket for picnic
      • Book for the Library
      • Bus to zoom in
      • Ticket
      • Socks
         
    • Picture book Saturday by Oge Mora 

    Background for Teachers/Parents

    It is recommended you read Saturday by Oge Mora several times prior to this activity. There are 2 main characters in this story.  

    Intended Learning Outcomes

    • Children will act out the known story to include main events from the beginning, middle, and end of the story. 
       
    • Children will take turns and engage in conversations with peers and adults. 

    Time Frame & Group Size

    Time Frame: 30 minutes

    Group Size:  Small Group

    Standards

    Main Standards: 

    • FA 3 & 4 yr. 1.2
    • FA 3 & 4 yr. 1.3
    • FA 3 & 4 yr. 1.4
    • FA 3 & 4 yr 1.6

    Additional Core Standards: 

    • ELA 3 & 4 yr 1.5
    • ELA 3 & 4 yr 1.8
    • ELA 3 & 4 yr. 1.9
    • ELA 3 & 4 yr. 2.17

     

    Author(s)

    Jamie Robinson