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Expository Writing: Case of the Missing Paragraph Downloadable Musical Play with Printables

Expository Writing: Case of the Missing Paragraph
Bad Wolf Press
Downloadable Musical Play with Album Sheet Music. Short & Long Version

It was a sweltering afternoon when she knocked on the door. She was looking for a detective. Someone to find her paragraph. It was missing. No, the dog had not eaten it. She'd come to the right place: The Expository Detective Agency. It was the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

  *35-minute musical play for grades 3-8
  *Includes the script, teacher's guide, and vocal & instrumental versions of each song
  *Simple to do - No music or drama experience needed!

Key concepts include: 

*Choosing a topic
*Doing research
*Reference books and sources
*Structuring an essay, including:
  Opening paragraph, body paragraphs with
  topic sentenses, and concluding paragraph

*Writing with style

Song List (click MP3 Demo for clips) - Instrumentals also included. 

MP3 Demo  1. One Big Mystery
MP3 Demo  2. Gotta Have an Introduction
MP3 Demo  3. Choose Your Topic Wisely
MP3 Demo  4. Cooking Up an Essay
MP3 Demo  5. Working Out
MP3 Demo  6. My Thesaurus
MP3 Demo  7. Style Reserve
MP3 Demo  8. Gotta Revise
MP3 Demo  9. Plagiarism
MP3 Demo  10. One Big Mystery - Repirse     

The Case of the Missing Paragraph is a great complement to your curriculum resources in composition. And, like all of Bad Wolf Press plays, this show can be used to improve reading, vocabulary, reading comprehension, performance and music skills, class camaraderie and teamwork, and numerous social skills -- all while enabling students to be part of a truly fun and creative experience they will never forget

Please Click Here to review the first third of this play and listen to sound clips.

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Illustrated Play with Music Tracks
Downloadable, Illustrated Script with Teacher's Guide, Vocal and Instrumental Music Tracks - SINGLE LICENSE
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