Monday, November 14, 2022

FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON - “Fairy Tale Drama Circle Activity”

by Runde's Room
3rd - 6th Grade

Drama Circles are such a fun way to practice oral reading fluency, reading with expression, elements of drama, listening skills, following instructions, and performance skills, all in one cooperative learning activity! This Fairy Tale themed drama activity has a similar format to the “I Have / Who Has” Games and will have your students begging to try it over and over again.

Each fairy tale card is similar to a task card in that it has an instruction for students to say or perform (or both). Students will assemble in a circle and each student will be given a card (some students may receive more than one card). When it is a student’s turn to perform the card, they will step into the circle, perform the instructions on the card, and step back. This fun drama game continues until the last card is acted out.

Fairy Tale Drama Circle Free Resource Contains:

· 32 student cards

· Cover card

· Instructions

· Blank card

Your students will love “acting out” with these drama circles, and they are the perfect way to build community in your classroom. Watch your students’ confidence grow as they perform more drama circles throughout the year. My students always ask to each drama circle a second time as soon as we finish – they switch out the cards on their own, and we’re ready to go again.

Prep is quick and easy... Just print the student pages and cut out the cards. It’s LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION after that.


⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Stephanie M. says, " My students beg me to do Drama Circles- they are HOOKED! Thank you for a great product that is both fun and helps my students with their reading fluency and public speaking.”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Patty C. says, " My students LOVE this activity and frequently ask to play it. I have used this activity on multiple occasions during our Morning Meeting and it is always fun and engaging. Since I randomly distribute the cards, with most students getting two, the activity is never the same. Also, with a little pre-conferencing with select students, everyone successfully participates. It's a laugh a minute and a brings students out of their shells. I'm saving up so I can buy the bundle of Drama Circles since they are such a hit.”


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