Theatre Activites for Elementary Students
In this section of this website you will have access to different theatre activities that promote different types of literacy, both within the standards but also with other educational benefits. Theatre helps students feel more connected to the material. It allows students to incorporate their body, mind, and emotions into a project that can push beyond a text. It involves people in a way that is unexpected and engaging.
Illustrations: The Gateway to Storytelling
Illustrations for young people are incredibly important when reading a story. It allows them to dive deeper into the story by giving beautiful imagery to the words being told. What if we work backwards starting with images and then creating text. In this activity, students will explain what is happening in an illustration by analyzing clues within an image and then create their own story.