Time to be storytellers with puppets as performers. Students will create their own puppet script inspired by their favorite song, quote, poem, or piece of art. Scripts should be inspired by the chosen song, quote, theme, etc. and should include its meaning or intention in the characters, plot and setting. Puppets will stem from the imagination with no limits on creativity, size or scope.
Refer to the information below to find inspiration for your script:
Now that you have selected your inspiration, it is time to create the puppet script. The script guidelines are listed below:
- 3-5 minutes in length. Should not exceed 5 minutes.
- Include each group member as a character in story
- Teach a theme or idea
- Relate or be inspired by the art, quote, poem, song, etc.
- Access the template below to begin writing your script
- SCRIPT DUE DATE:
- 1B: 5/4
- 2A: 5/7
- 1B: 5/4
Types of Puppetry
You can choose any of the 5 options above to construct your puppets for the performance. You may use one type for all the characters or 5 different types in one show. You are allowed to choose whatever best suits your story. Supplies will be provided by the teacher with advance notice. However, the majority of your supplies need to be brought in by you, the student. Decide on the type of puppet you would like to create for your character. Draw this puppet and list the supplies needed in your Acting Notebook. Submit for review and discussion with teacher.