Lesson plan

Nonsense Monologues


1. Introductions: Name games (My name is Kamarie and I like Kangaroos!)
2. Teaching Check in and Warm up a. Describe your day in one word. b. Woosh Ball
3. Devise: Write a monologue incorporating nonsense words. a. Read “Bowie Mac” to students b. Discuss other nonsense word stories c. Work on monologue sheet d. Write monologues and share with class
4. Cool Down: The Tin Man. (Everyone is a machine that has a certain function. They also have a button on their shoulder.
5. Check out: Share your favorite nonsense word of the day.

Number of sessions required


Grade levels

Middle School/High School