I. Anticipatory Set
- Finished puppets done by previous students or techer out in front of class.
II. States Objectives
- Puppet show to be presented by groups no larger than four students, with original script and puppet creations.
III. Instructional Input
*Must tell a story.
*Must teach a moral lesson.
*Must have at least four characters.
*Must be typed and in proper format (visual).
*Each group must build their own puppets.
*Puppets mouth must move.
- Expectations (Grading)
*Manipulation - Does the puppets mouth movements match what you are saying?
*Voice Characterization - Does each character have its own unique vocal quality?
*Volume - Can you be heard all over the room?
*Preparation - Does the group know the script well?
IV. Models Behavior
- Overhead transparencies will provide examples of proper format and the date tasks are due.
V. Independent Practice
- Students will form groups, choose a group name, and choose a topic (moral lesson). All of which will be due by the end of class.
- Reminder of next due date, use small goals (have puppets due one day, rough draft or script and final copy of script due another day, etc).