Once Upon a Time: Writing Your Own Fairytale
In this three session class, students will write their very own fairytale.
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$15 per class
Meets 1x per week
Over 3 weeks
55 minutes per class
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In this three session class, students will learn through PowerPoint, discussion, and hands on application. Topics to be covered in this class #1 will be: 1. Elements of a Story What is the story's theme? Who are the characters? Protagonist? Antagonist? Traits? What is the story's conflict? Man vs Man What is the story's plot? 2. The Elements of a Fairy Tale are: Magic Takes Place in the Past Clear Good vs Evil Enchanted Locations ...
In addition to learning about the 4 traditional elements of a story (Theme, Plot, Conflict, and Character), the elements of a fairy tale, and character types, students will learn about and follow a three character fairytale story map. Title of Story Chapter 1- Introduce setting, characters, and regular life. Then something HAPPENS! This happening changes everything! Chapter 2- The main character responds to happening. Adventure begins. Chapter 3- The main character meets the Buddy. Buddy joins adventure. Chapter 4- The main character and the Buddy meet the Villain and lose! Chapter 5- The main character/Buddy meet Villain again and win! Chapter 6- The villain is no longer a threat. Things return to normal … only better. The main character and Buddy learned important lessons. Here is where themes comes in.
In addition to being a middle/upper school theatre educator of 30 years, I am also a published writer. My academic articles have been published locally, regionally, and nationally. My theatrical works have been performed in a majority of the 50 states and internationally. My published plays have been produced in Crete, South Africa, Brazil, England, Canada, and China. I teach playwrighting to my 6th and 8th-grade classes. I also teach fairytales, folktales, fables, and myths.
Copies of sheets posted on class page. Pencil, paper, or computer.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
55 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
The Teacher, Ms. T
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
86 total reviews
105 completed classes
Hello! My name is Lorraine Thompson, however, my students call me Ms. T. I've been teaching creative dramatics, drama, and acting for 30 years now! I love it! Currently, I am the Head of Drama at a small private school. In addition to my...