ERIC Number: ED442157
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
The Potato People in "School Daze": Presented by Theatre Beyond Words. Cue Sheet for Students.
This performance guide is designed for teachers to use with students before and after a performance of the Potato People in "School Daze." The guide, called a "Cuesheet," contains seven pages of reproducible activity sheets for use in class with activities and discussion questions on the following topics: (1) Meet the Characters (introducing students to what characters are, and who they are; and including some puppet activities; (2) New Experiences (helping students relate the theme of new experiences to their own lives); (3) The Three "M"s: Mime, Music, and Masks (how actors communicate to the audience the meaning of the play using mime, music, and masks); (4) Mime Time (with activities for students to explore mime through group mime, narrative pantomime, a sound and mime story, and discussion questions); and (5) Playing Your Part (about attending a performance and the audience's role). Resources are listed for further exploration. (SR)
Descriptors: Acting, Class Activities, Creative Dramatics, Cultural Activities, Elementary Education, Music, Pantomime, Puppetry
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC.