OLD WEST Walk-in Package $295
The 5-foot tall x 14-foot wide stage set includes two scenes: Native Americans + Cowboys. Kids can pretend they are living on the expansive Great Plains region during the 1800s.
Play, skit, and lessons explore the history of the Old West. Students can't help but laugh out loud as they perform the delightful play, "Two Tales, One Moon," and learn about the oral tradition of telling tall tales.
The interactive app includes a Q&A section covering teepees, Warbonnets, buffaloes, and cowboy gear. The "Make Noise" section lets you listen to sounds of life on the prairie.
OLD WEST Stage Set
Cowboys + Native Americans
About the Stage Set
The 5-piece stage set is a 5-foot tall x 14-foot wide backdrop that attaches to an adjustable frame (sold separately). Each two-sided scene, constructed of flexible canvas-like panels, are easy to roll up and store in a tube. The lightweight frame is very simple to position in almost any configuration and then folds away neatly when not in use.
• PVC-free panels (2 half-panels and 3 full panels)
• Durable material - tear resistant
• Two scenes per stage set (printed on two sides)
• Panels attach with VELCRO Brand® Fasteners
• Easy to assemble
• Panels roll up/store in accompanying tube
Old West Curriculum
"Two Tales – One Moon" explores the oral tradition of tall tales in the American West. Two families, a cowboy family and a Native American family, share fantastic stories around the campfire.
The skit is a shorter version of the two-act play and requires only 4 actors. This option is perfect for smaller classes or for occasions when time is limited.
Four separate lessons cover vocabulary, writing, Spanish language, reading, mathematics, and social studies. National Standards include NL-ENG.K-12.9 Multicultural Understanding, and NL-ENG.K-12.12 Applying Language Skills.
Includes all you need to direct a play: Background Information, Director/Educator Preparation, Casting Notes, Selecting Performers, Working with Your Set, Program Suggestions, Integrating Curriculum, and Fun Facts.
Old West App
The app is used in conjunction with the panoramic OLD WEST stage set and encourages students to imagine life during the olden days. Classrooms equipped with tablets enable students to place barcode labels on each backdrop, scan them, and engage with:
- • Videos
- • Sound Clips
- • Movie Making
- • Puzzles
- • Search & Find
- • Explore & Learn
*While the app content provides additional instruction, it is NOT required for use of the stage set backdrop or curriculum.