Get your free PDF download of the scripted role-play called “Little Red-Riding-Hood and Omega Wolf Bert.” Just scroll down near the end of this article for the free download link.
This is one of several Communication Skills role-plays appropriate for middle school students that teaches anti-bullying techniques and strategies to utilize good communication skills techniques.
What is the role-play about? You can watch the slideshow to find out. You can also read the description below.
Communication Skills role-play description: Here is a modern version of an old favorite called “Little Red-Riding-Hood and Omega Wolf Bert.” The story teaches the importance of finding common ground between two opposing forces, empathy, using your survival instincts to help you through dangerous situations, the unpleasantness of name-calling, and the importance of making sincere apologies for wrong intentions and wrong-doing.
Frequently, other kids call Connie Blake by the name of Little Red-Riding-Hood because she regularly wears a red cloak. On her way to bringing muffins to her sick granny, she met an Omega Wolf by the name of Bert. Hoping to be more popular with his wolf pack, Bert hatches a plan to capture Connie. Will Connie survive?
Note to the teacher: In addition to the role-play, you can also read it in story form. You might want to read the story to the class first and then have the class act out the role-play. Here’s the link:
- Story link: Little Red-Riding-Hood and Omega Wolf Bert
Teacher Says or Asks: We will now act out the role-play based on the last story you just heard called “Little Red-Riding-Hood and Omega Wolf Bert.”
The role-play features two guy actors: Omega Wolf Bert and Ranger Bob.
The role-play also features two girl actors: Connie Blake aka Little Red-Riding-Hood and Granny Blake.
The big parts are Connie and Bert. The small-sized parts are Ranger Bob and Granny Blake.
The rest of the class will take turns reading the parts of Narrator 1 and Narrator 2.
Who is interested in playing these roles? (Either pull names or accept eager student volunteers.)
Other lesson plan links that go with the story
Here are the other lesson plan links that go with this story:
Section 1: Lesson Objectives
Section 2: K-W-L MODEL discussion (‘K’ and ‘W’ questions)
Section 3: Vocabulary
Section 4: Story
Section 5: Popcorn Review
Section 6: Role-Play
Section 7: Main idea discussion questions
Section 8: Writing assignment
Section 9: K-W-L MODEL discussion (‘L’ questions)
- Bonus: Role-play slideshow: Little Red-Riding-Hood and Omega Wolf Bert (See above article and slideshow role-play.)
- Bonus: Printable anti-bullying worksheet: Write about ‘Little Red-Riding-Hood and Omega Wolf Bert’
Free scripted role-play PDF download link
To get the free scripted role-play PDF download link, click the link below. You can download the role-play to your computer, print it off, and duplicate it for the students in your class.
- Free PDF role-play link: Little Red-Riding-Hood and Omega Wolf Bert
A paper-saving suggestion
To save paper, you might only want to duplicate ten copies of the role-play and then have your students share the script between them. If you have an overhead projector or some way to project the role-play from the slideshow onto the wall or screen, you could save paper altogether.
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