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Lesson Plans

Re: content reading ideas in the Arts

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Mon, 28 Jul 1997 14:51:25 -0700 (PDT)


I came across an idea you might be interested in.
It's called story boarding and their are a couple of
different ways to approach it. You will need to experiment
with this but basically this is it.
first. Have students fold a decent size piece of paper into
8 parts

2. Read them a story.
3. Then explain that your going to break up the story into
8 (or whatever works for the story) parts.
4. Reread the story now, allow students to sketch out, only
giving them a minute or so the basic parts ie.,
main character, action, setting. Ofcourse you need to show
them how to sketch an idea out quickly and convince them
that stick figures and such are fine for this kind of
excersise.And later they can add there own text and redraw
their images in a book that they make.

The second way to do this so that they come up with
their own story is to tell them a dramatic tale that about
yourself or whatever Ie., I overslept this morning and missed
my bus what did I do, and the students job is to sketch
out add text on their story boards to help you finish the
story. It's a good way to introduce them to writting stories
of their own.

I hope this is helpful