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Primary Junior Arts: Drama

A guide to resources that support the teaching and learning of drama, Grades 1 to 6.

Drama Educator Associations

code logoThe Council of Ontario Drama and Dance Educators (CODE) offers Primary Junior teachers a selection of open access lesson plans, and a special rate of FREE! if you are a Faculty of Education pre-service student.  Take advantage of this unbeatable offer and support your colleagues who are sharing their lesson plans and units with all of us.  First year teachers may continue membership at a 50% discount from the regular rate.

The CODE web site includes open access to several lesson plans and unit plans.  Filter Options include Subject and Panel, making the lesson plans easy to find. For full access apply for your free membership.

The Association of British Columbia Drama Educators includes links to lesson plan ideas, links to free plays, and theatre assessment rubrics.

Literacy Associations

readwritethinkThe open access readwritethink lesson plan collection includes many open access drama lessons. This collection compiled by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) and the International Literacy Association (ILA). Try searching for roles, readers theatre, drama, setting, or story to find potential lesson plans and ideas.