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ERIC Number: ED442168
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Pages: 10
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
"The Snow Queen": Adapted from the Story by Hans Christian Andersen by Sandra Deer. Cue Sheet for Students.
Pratt, Suzanne
This performance guide is designed for teachers to use with students before and after a performance of "The Snow Queen," adapted from the story by Hans Christian Andersen by Sandra Deer. The guide, called a "Cuesheet," contains seven sheets for use in class, addressing: (1) What Happens in "The Snow Queen?" (offering a story synopsis and a pre-performance activity); (2) Play Map (a time line of important events and characters in the play); (3) Adaptations: How Print Becomes Performance (looking at how a written story must be adapted for the theatre, and offering lines from the play to listen for and some class activities); (4) Objects: How the Props Help the Performance (describing the use of props in plays and props in "The Snow Queen"); (5) Plays: Pretending and Participating (looking at theatre conventions and problems to be solved when putting on plays); (6) The Audience: Great Pretenders (discussing the audience's important role in a theatre performance); and (7) Hans Christian Andersen (offering biographical information about this famous author of fairytales). Resources for further exploration are listed. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students
Language: English
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC.