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ALEX Lesson Plan Resources
ALEX Lesson Plans
Arts Education (3 - 5)
This activity energizes students and enables students to practice listening and speaking. Students will use improvisational skills to speak on any given topic for one minute without stopping. This activity will enhance students' ability to think quickly on their feet, improve their social skills, and prepare them for play script writing
Arts Education (4 - 5)
Get Yourself in Order!
Students identify events that form a sequence and demonstrate this by showing the steps in a common task. The students will improvise in front of their peers who will attempt to identify the tasks they are improvising. Students will use personal experience and imagination to perform their improvisations.
Thinkfinity Lesson Plans
Writing a Movie: Summarizing and Rereading a Film Script
Lights! Camera! Action! In this lesson, students view a scene with no dialogue from E.T., write a script for that scene, and perform a dramatic reading while the scene plays.
Composing Cinquain Poems with Basic Parts of Speech
Reinforce student understanding of parts of speech through the analysis of sample cinquain poems followed by the creation of original cinquains.
Get the Reel Scoop: Comparing Books to Movies
Students compare a book to its film adaptation, and then perform readers theater of a scene from the book that they feel was not well represented in the movie version.