Digital Resources for Classroom Teachers

Integrating Role-play with Science

HTY teaching artist Ms. Clara shows how teachers can imagine themselves as a renowned Botanist guiding young botanists (the students) on an investigation of any kind of plant and its environment.

HTY teaching artist Ms. Lily demonstrates role-playing a Marine Biologist, with a focus on animals’ survival skills in their habitats.

The downloadable lesson outline includes:

1) Step-by-step procedure, integrating drama strategies with science content

2) Standards connections

3) Brief demonstration videos that show how to conduct the drama strategies

4) Plus a separate Role-Play planning template, with a completed sample