Lesson 9

Learning Intention

To use mime to act out everyday tasks.

Lesson Information

  • This activity is to do miming.
  • This is when you act things out but don’t use your voice (think of it like playing Charades).
  • Have a go at acting out things you would do every day like cleaning your teeth, reading a book, eating breakfast, riding a bike, walking a dog.
  • Perform your mimes in front of your family and see if they can guess what you are doing.
  • Members of your family might like to also act out a mime for you to guess.

Reflection

Share with your family which mime you enjoyed acting out.


Lesson 8

Learning Intention

To use acting and performance skills.

Lesson Information

  • This activity is to create a play about ‘Friendship’ for the Learning Task.
  • Think about the story line for your play.
  • What is going to happen in your play about friends? Some ideas are – playing on the playground, a birthday party, a classroom activity, asking someone to join your game.
  • Ask members of your family to be in your play as the friends.
  • You could perform it on a stage area at home and film it or take some photos and email them to me.

Reflection

Draw a picture of your friendship play and complete this Microsoft Form link: https://tinyurl.com/yy68jlyo


Lesson 7

Learning Intention

To act out a role play.

Lesson Information

  • This week we are going to rehearse a short role play.
  • You can choose one of the following (or make up your own).
    • A day at the beach
    • Having a picnic or a tea party
    • Playing with friends on the playground
    • Going to the zoo
    • A birthday party
  • Think about some props you could also use in your play.
  • Ask your family members to be in your play with you or they could be in the audience.

Reflection

What did you enjoy about acting out the role play?


Lesson 6

Learning Intention

To create a prop to use in an imaginary world.

Lesson Information

  • Think of an imaginary world you could create. (example. a planet in space, a magic castle, a spacecraft, a pirate ship, a magic carpet ride around the world)
  • Think of an item or object that you might find in your imaginary world and this can be the prop.
  • You may have some objects at home you could use. eg (a helmet for being in space, a treasure map, a magic wand)
  • You could even create a prop with craft supplies.
  • Once you have made or found your prop. Ask someone at home to guess the imaginary world you could use it in.

Reflection

Draw a picture of yourself using the prop in your imaginary world and complete this Microsoft form link to share how much you enjoyed the activity: https://tinyurl.com/y49lvl7j


Lesson 5

Learning Intention

To use acting and performance skills.

Lesson Information

  • Act out and perform one of your favourite stories.
  • It could be a fairy tale or a picture story book that you know.
  • You could use costumes and even props in your play.
  • Ask members of your family to be the different characters or read out each page of the story for you.
  • You could also ask your family to be the audience for your performance.

Reflection

Share with your family what you enjoyed about performing today.


Lesson 4

Learning Intention

To present a costume parade.

Lesson Information

  • Have a costume parade.
  • You could have a theme like colours, a favourite story or fairy tale characters.
  • You can use clothes you have at home or any costumes you already have.
  • You can set up a walkway to parade your costumes.
  • You could ask your family to be the guests at the parade.

Reflection

Draw a picture of your favourite costume from the parade.


Lesson 3

Learning Intention

To create and act out a puppet play.

Lesson Information

  • You can use puppets, Lego or toys at home as the characters to create the play.
  • A great idea for a play is to create one about friendship.
  • You could set up a stage area in your house to perform.
  • You could ask your family to be the audience while you perform.

Reflection

Talk to your family about what you enjoyed about your play.


Lesson 2

Learning Intention

To create a character puppet.

Lesson Information

  • To create your puppet you can make it out of a paper plate, paper bag, material or even socks.
  • Decorate your puppet by adding features including eyes, ears and a mouth.
  • Think of a voice you can use for your puppet.
  • Spend time playing with your puppet by holding on to it and moving it around.

Reflection

Share your character puppet with a member of your family.


Lesson 1

Learning Intention

To draw a picture of the Performing Arts.

Lesson Information

  • Draw a picture of something you enjoy that is related to the Performing Arts.
  • It could be a picture of an activity you actually do outside school or enjoy to do.
  • You could draw yourself dancing, singing, acting, using dress ups, performing on stage in a concert, using puppets or making plays.

Reflection

Share your drawing with a member of your family. If you would like to share with Miss McKelvie send your drawing to dmckelvie@hillsmeade.vic.edu.au. 🙂