By Allie Magnuson
We had a wonderful time staging the play and creating great simple costumes. But the learning didn’t stop there. We used the play in our other work, too. I found the play to be a great launch pad for learning. Students struggling with sight words wrote down as many words as they could find in the play in under a minute. Students tested their reading comprehension by writing about the play. I had a bulletin board in the classroom with vocabulary that we had learned during the staging of the play.
This was not just a play for my kids–it was an exciting learning experience that we all will remember for a long time.
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