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Scripting with Paper Mitt Puppets

Session 4: Grades 3–6

Learn how to engage and facilitate 3rd–6th grade students in writing and presenting a simple plot (story) with specific setting, conflict and resolution using easily-made paper mitt puppets. Includes cross curricular reference to Aesop's fables.

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Lisa Kirkwood Bean, Ph.D., is the Elementary Drama Curriculum Specialist for the Nebo School District where she provides professional development for classroom teachers within the district’s twenty-seven grade schools. Lisa uses aspects of role-play to deepen student engagement in traditional school subjects. She specializes in developing whole- class reader’s theatres for deep literacy experiences, and uses storytelling, puppetry, gestures, movement and staged productions for and with young audiences. A long-time adjunct faculty member at BYU, Lisa also enjoys spinning a good tale around a campfire.