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Lesson Plan

The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs
Subject: Literacy
Grade span: K to 2
Duration: 60 minutes or two 30-minute sessions
This lesson was excerpted from the Afterschool Training Toolkit under the promising practice: Story and Literature Dramatizations


This lesson is one example of how you can implement a story and literature dramatization. After reading and discussing a children's book, students break up into small groups, choose roles, and present a dramatization, engaging literature through acting out parts.

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