Games We Can Play That Teach Common Core Standards

Learning can be fun if we make a game out of it. In this workshop for K-2 teachers, we  play non-competitive movement and theater games that teach a variety of standards, and then parse out how to lead them and the standards they can be adapted to. It’s fun! And educational!

CC English Language Arts Standards

K-1.RL.1 Ask and answer questions about key details in a text. 2.RL.1 Ask and answer who, what, where, when, why, and how questions to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text. K-1.RL.3 Identify (describe) characters, settings, and major events in a story. 2.RL.3 Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges. K.RF.2.a Recognize and produce rhyming words. 1.RF.2.c Isolate and pronounce initial, medial vowel, and final sounds in spoken single-syllable words. K-2.SL.1 Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners in groups.

NC Theatre Arts Standards

K-2.C.1 Use movement, voice, and writing to communicate ideas & feelings. K-2.A.1 Analyze literary texts and performances.

NC  Dance Standards

K-2.CP.2 Understand how to use performance values (kinesthetic awareness, concentration, focus…) K-1.CP.2.1 Use body and voice control in personal and general space.

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