Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Make your own history! Creating history free lesson plan - #education #k12 - Communication, Drama, History, Language Arts

Use this Fake History Lesson as a way to get creative and dramatic students interested in history.

Hook (Anticipatory Set): Have students play Rock, Scissors, Paper.
Ask them where they think the game came from.

Direct Instruction: Read play "Rock, Sword, Firecracker!" a short comedy about the legend behind the game of Rock, Scissors, Paper.


Guided Practice: In groups, create ideas for a short play where you make up the history behind something ordinary such as Knock, Knock Jokes.

Closure: Have students tell about their short play ideas.

Independent Practice: Students will pick their favorite fake history contest and write a script.

Follow-up: Groups of students can practice and perform a student written script for the class.

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