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.
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):
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:
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.
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...
When Cinderella was done with that chore, her...
4)_________________Stepmother made her...
Stepmother acts in a way that fits the adjective in #4 and Cinderella pantomimes the new chore. A prince appears on stage.
One day the Prince announced he was having a...
I'm having a...
Prince exits. Cinderella and her stepsisters are excited.
Everyone wanted to go, even Cinderella. But her stepmother had one more chore for her.
You can go if you clean all the...
Stepsisters laugh and leave with stepmother. Cinderella pantomimes cleaning #7.
Cinderella tried cleaning them all but it was taking forever because there were so many. There were almost...
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.
Suddenly a magical...
Magical person comes on stage and Cinderella is surprised to see them.
Cinderella. I am here to help you go to the party.
Cinderella is excited.
First, I will turn this...
10) __________________into a dress.
Magical person does this and Cinderella pretends to put on the dress.
Then I will turn...
11)________________into a carriage.
Magical person pretends to do this and Cinderella pretends to get into this carriage.
Finally I will get some...
Actors come in acting like these animals.
MAGICAL PERSON (CONT.)
...and turn them into horses.
Actors who were the animals now act like horses.
Then Cinderella was given slippers made of...
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).
Have fun at the party. But remember the spell ends at...
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.
Cinderella arrived at the...
6) ______________________and everyone was...
Party guests pretend like they are doing 15. One guest becomes the Prince.
Then the prince saw Cinderella and said...
16) _______________________The Prince and Cinderella had a wonderful time. But then the clock struck...
Cinderella freaks out and runs away.
Wait you left your...
The next day the prince went looking for Cinderella. He couldn't find her because her stepmother had locked her in the...
During the narrator above, the Prince is searching around and the Stepmother locks up Cinderella.
But Cinderella's little friend, a talking...
...saw her trapped and guided the Prince to her.
The Prince tries the...
13) _____________________slipper on Cinderella and it is a perfect fit.
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.
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