Saturday, June 21, 2014

Fun classroom drama game called MadScripts! Fill in the blank plays that are different each time you use them. http://freedrama.net/madscripts.html

Check out these fun classroom drama game called MadScripts! They are fill in the blank plays that are different each time you use them. http://freedrama.net/madscripts.html

Step 1: Split the students in to groups. Have them complete "Fill in sheet #1 for Cinderella.

FREEDRAMA.NET mad-SCRIPT Fill in sheet #1 (CINDERELLA)

Fill in the following. Do NOT read the play first.

1) Name:

2) Name:

3) Chore you hate to do:

4) Adjective (a word that describes someone):

5) Another chore you hate to do:

6) Name a kind of party:

7) Noun (thing, object or animal):

8) Really big number:

9) Type of person:

10) Noun (thing, object or animal):

11) Food:

12) Animals:

13) Building material:

14) Time of day (hour, minutes):

15) Something you do at a party:

16) Interjection (single word expressing emotion):

17) Room of a castle:

18) Animal:


If you print this out, fold the paper here so the script below can't be seen when they complete the fill in sheet above. Or cut the paper here so you have two sheets of paper.

Remember: It's much more fun if you don't read the play below before filling in the numbered items on the Sheet #1.

AFTER you complete Mad-Script Sheet #1 above, then fill in the blanks below and then read or perform the play.


FREEDRAMA.NET MAD-SCRIPT FILL IN THE BLANK PLAY #1 (CINDERELLA)

Cinderella is on stage with her two step sisters.

NARRATOR
Once upon a time, there was a young woman named Cinderella who lived with her two stepsisters named...

1)__________ and 2)______________

They were mean to Cinderella and made her...

3)_________________

Cinderella pantomimes the chore while her stepsisters laugh at her. Then her stepmother comes on stage.

NARRATOR (CONT.)
When Cinderella was done with that chore, her...

4)_________________

Stepmother made her...

5)__________________

Stepmother acts in a way that fits the adjective in #4 and Cinderella pantomimes the new chore. A prince appears on stage.

NARRATOR (CONT.)

One day the Prince announced he was having a...

6)____________________

PRINCE
I'm having a...

6)____________________

Prince exits. Cinderella and her stepsisters are excited.

NARRATOR
Everyone wanted to go, even Cinderella. But her stepmother had one more chore for her.

STEPMOTHER
You can go if you clean all the...

7)______________________

Stepsisters laugh and leave with stepmother. Cinderella pantomimes cleaning #7.

NARRATOR
Cinderella tried cleaning them all but it was taking forever because there were so many. There were almost...

8)_____________________

Cinderella cleans faster but she is a getting tired and sad and finally falls down. She is so tired, she can't go on and cries.

NARRATOR (CONT.)
Suddenly a magical...

9)_____________________

appeared.

Magical person comes on stage and Cinderella is surprised to see them.

MAGICAL PERSON
Cinderella. I am here to help you go to the party.

Cinderella is excited.

MAGICAL PERSON
First, I will turn this...

10) __________________

into a dress.

Magical person does this and Cinderella pretends to put on the dress.

MAGICAL PERSON (CONT.)
Then I will turn...

11)________________

into a carriage.

Magical person pretends to do this and Cinderella pretends to get into this carriage.

MAGICAL PERSON (CONT.)
Finally I will get some...

12)___________________

Actors come in acting like these animals.

MAGICAL PERSON (CONT.)
...and turn them into horses.

Actors who were the animals now act like horses.

NARRATOR
Then Cinderella was given slippers made of...

13) _________________

Cinderella puts these shoes on and does a little dance in them (the dance will be easy or hide depending what they are made of).

MAGICAL PERSON
Have fun at the party. But remember the spell ends at...

14) __________________

Cinderella gets in carriage and rides behind actors being horses and they go in circles around the stage and magical person exits. Actors enter as party guests.

NARRATOR
Cinderella arrived at the...

6) ______________________

and everyone was...

15) _____________________

Party guests pretend like they are doing 15. One guest becomes the Prince.

NARRATOR (CONT.)
Then the prince saw Cinderella and said...

16) _______________________

The Prince and Cinderella had a wonderful time. But then the clock struck...

14) ______________________

Cinderella freaks out and runs away.

PRINCE
Wait you left your...

13) ____________________

Slipper.

NARRATOR
The next day the prince went looking for Cinderella. He couldn't find her because her stepmother had locked her in the...

17) ____________________

During the narrator above, the Prince is searching around and the Stepmother locks up Cinderella.

NARRATOR (CONT.)
But Cinderella's little friend, a talking...

18) _____________________

ANIMAL 18
Hi.

NARRATOR (CONT.)
...saw her trapped and guided the Prince to her.

ANIMAL 18
This way.

Animal leads Prince to Cinderella. The Prince tries the slipper on Cinderella and it fits.

NARRATOR
The Prince tries the...

13) _____________________

slipper on Cinderella and it is a perfect fit.

ALL
And they all lived happily ever after.

END OF SCRIPT


You can have each group perform their plays in front of the whole class and see how different each one turns out.

Find more Mad-Scripts at http://www.freedrama.net/madscripts.html

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