ERIC Number: ED442158
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
"Borrowed Black": A Labrador Fantasy from the Book by Ellen Bryan Obed, Adapted for Stage by Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia. Cue Sheet for Students.
This performance guide is designed for teachers to use with students before and after a performance of "Borrowed Black: A Labrador Fantasy," by the Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia. The guide, called a "Cuesheet," contains seven reproducible activity sheets for use in class, addressing: (1) The Story (orienting students to the characters and places of the story, and with a basic story outline); (2) Before Attending the Performance (on creating the characters, problems to solve, creating the character "Borrowed Black," creating a Borrowed Black puppet, and myths and legends about the moon); (3) After Attending the Performance (with activities such as interviewing characters and writing newspapers articles about them, and with questions to consider); and (4) Theater: A Collaborative Art (describing the audience's role in a performance). Resources for further exploration are listed. (SR)
Descriptors: Acting, Class Activities, Cultural Activities, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Problem Solving, 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.
Identifiers - Location: Canada