How to be an Actor in Spanish Class
☺ Act out the story AS
it is being told. Your job is
to help everyone watching you learn Spanish.
Therefore, act out what is being told in the story at the same time it is
☺ Do not draw attention
to yourself by doing things that are not part of the story, nor adding your
own parts to the story. Your job is
to make sure everyone in the class is connecting what is being said with what
they are seeing. If you do your own
thing, you are taking attention away from learning Spanish.
☺ Do not hurt anyone!
PRETEND you are doing things such as driving over someone's foot, hitting
someone with a cheese-covered burrito, or throwing a cup of coffee at someone if
the story calls for it. Do not actually do it.
everything you act out. Remember
your job is to help everyone connect what is being said in Spanish with what
they see. Brain research shows that
people remember exaggerated things much better than normal things.
If you have the privilege of being an actor in Spanish class, you have to follow these rules.
Everyone learns more when they are having FUN!