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LESSON PLAN TEMPLATE for Arts Integrated Lessons

Grade Level: Kindergarten Title: Readers Theater Lesson

Author: Samantha McHone & Kelley Sasser
Enduring Understanding: Students will be able to identify characters, setting, and main
events in a story.
Students will be able to play a characters role from the story.
Overview: The class will be split in half. Samantha will take one group
and use the story One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish .
Kelleys group will be reading The Little Red Hen. We will
begin by reading the story and writing down characters, plot,
setting, etc. After reading, we will assign students with
different roles so they will be able to participate in a readers
theatre session using adaptations from the stories. Once we
have ran through the scripts twice we will then switch groups
so each student can participate in both stories.
Objectives: SWBAT: Students will be able to participate in readers theater.

Content Standard(s): Art Standard(s):

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.K.1.A VA:Cr1.1.Ka: Engage in exploration and imaginative play with
Actively engage in group reading activities materials.
with purpose and understanding. ART.VA.III.K.2 Recognize that art can be created for self-
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.3 expression or fun.
With prompting and support, identify
characters, settings, and major events in a
Materials: Other Resources:
Pre-made cut outs of animals The Little Red Hen
Props One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish

Vocabulary: Art Vocabulary: FROM THE NATIONAL ARTS STANDARDS--

Setting Space Create: Students will create live versions of characters from
Theme the stories.
Plot Present: Students will present their roles with the group.
Characters Respond: Students will respond by discussing the elements of
Narrator the story with the group
Connect: Students will connect the theatre session to the book.
They will also connect setting, plot, and characters.
Assessment Strategies
FORMATIVE: During the lesson we will check for understanding by helping students work through
the readers theatre groups.
SUMMATIVE: We will evaluate students work by walking around the room and listen to them
converse about the setting, plot, and characters.

Instructional Activities & Strategies

ENGAGE: We will engage students by having them physically acting and moving during readers theater.

BUILD: We will build on students prior knowledge by teaching them about characters, setting and main idea.
APPLY: Students will think about how they themselves can be characters in a story. Students will also be able to
identify and understand the setting, main idea and characters of a stories.
REFLECT: This lesson is meaningful to students because it incorporates what theyre learning in
class. Students will be able to communicate with each other about different types of stories and roles
they played in the theatre session.

What STUDIO HABITS of MIND will What STUDIO HABITS of MIND will students use in
students use in meeting the content meeting the art standard in the lesson?
standard in the lesson?
Observe: Students will be able to look Students will be able to look closely at the artwork and
closely at the book and make comparisons make comparisons between the pieces of art.
between the book and real life.
Engage & Persist:


Stretch & Explore: Students will learn to Students will learn to reach beyond their capacities and
reach beyond their capacities and explore explore playfully while using a script and props to create
learning playfully by talking and a play.
identifying setting, character, and main

Express: Students will learn to connect pieces Students will learn to create a piece of works (acting) that
of work (the stories) that convey an idea, convey an idea, a feeling, or a personal meaning.
feeling, or a personal meaning.

Develop Craft: Students will learn to use Students will learn how to use and take care of props.
prior knowledge to think about different
parts of a story.


Understand Art (or other) World:

Note: not all Habits of Mind will be used in every lesson.

You can use brief phrases.