Physically acting out a text enhances reading comprehension. As learners make decisions about what to include as part of a dramatization, they must comprehend, recall, and carefully reflect on how to represent the characters and events from the text.
Watch as these groups of students create tableaus for various fairy tales. The steps of reading, planning, and acting can help shift the story and meaning from Short-term Memory to Long-term Memory. The audience can also participate by guessing which fairy tale is being acted out.
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Learn how Mindshow, a virtual reality program, provides a way to create and share animated movies. The program supplies various characters, backgrounds, and props to choose from before players use their own physical movements and facial expressions to animate the scene.