PLACE MATTERS!

Recite one verse of "oh captain, my captain" in a style that is informed by your setting

Scroll through these pictures. Imagine yourself in each place. How do you move? What do you see? What can you feel? How does place impact the text?

PLACE MATTERS! Recite one verse of “oh captain, my captain” in a style that is informed by your setting

1. The space station has disconnected from its base. You are floating through an endless vortex of dark sky. You are lost in space. You are floating. You are scared.

How do you move as you speak? What do you see? What can you not see? Make the setting impact the speech.

2. You are in the wild west. You wear spurs and boots and ride your horse for miles from one dessert town to the next. You can draw your gun faster than anyone around. You are fearless.

How do you move as you speak? What do you see? What can you not see? Make the setting impact the speech.

3. You are a glamorous movie star on the Red Carpet. The Paparazzi loves you. You are the IT human. Everything you do people want to copy. This is your night. Own it!

How do you move as you speak? What do you see? What can you not see? Make the setting impact the speech.

4. You are 5 on the first day of kindergarten. You have never been to a real classroom before. There are so many colors and things to see on the walls. You are nervous but excited.

How do you move as you speak? What do you see? What can you not see? Make the setting impact the speech.

5. You are 87 years old. You live in a lonely room in an aging retirement home. Your friends are sick or have died. You are sad.

How do you move as you speak? What do you see? What can you not see? Make the setting impact the speech.