The purpose of the lesson is to use poems to create short theatrical scenes in which heightened language would be placed in a dramatic context. Each student is responsible for the full realization of her chosen vision: designing, casting, directing and organizing rehearsal time with fellow students who have responsibilities of their own.
In this Lesson, students will have opportunities to:
- Time manage.
- Inspire and direct fellow students.
- Communicate ideas, realize a vision.
- Keep it simple.
To teach this lesson, you will need:
- computer with internet access, printer
- PIV anthology
- notebook, paper
- props, costumes, set pieces