ERIC Number: ED442168
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
"The Snow Queen": Adapted from the Story by Hans Christian Andersen by Sandra Deer. Cue Sheet for Students.
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)
Descriptors: Audiences, Class Activities, Cultural Activities, Elementary Secondary Education, Fairy Tales, Playwriting, Production Techniques, Theater Arts
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.