Theater Junior

Theater Junior

Students will read aloud reader’s theater scripts and write/perform a short script in this 4-week class. Includes weekly 35-minute Zoom call, engaging materials hosted on Google Classroom, and personal feedback.


5 students


Class Description:

🎭 Lesson 1: Welcome to the Stage!
Discuss elements of script writing such as title, cast of characters, notes about reading expression and gestures, dialogue, sound effects, and more. Read a sample script, and brainstorm ideas for your own story.

📚 Lesson 2: Be a Star!
Practice reading aloud using different tones of voice. Read a sample script, and learn how to use hilarious “spoonerisms” in your writing.

🤩 Lesson 3: Practice Drama Skills
Share works in progress. Play drama games to practice drama skills and quick thinking. Read another example of a reader’s theater script and discuss how the author uses the elements of script writing.

🎟️ Lesson 4: It’s Showtime!
Perform on the Zoom stage. Take a bow!


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