Thursday, July 28, 2011

Lamb to the Slaughter (Part 1)

The image of a lamb conjures up notions of purity and meekness. However this does not seem to ring true in the short story written by Roald Dahl.

TESL trainee teachers who are currently in their first semester were asked to act out one part of the short story. They must give a rationale for the part they've decided to perform. In addition, any modifications made in the story line should also have a rationale.

Immediately after their performance, a few things were pointed out for their reflections. Among them were:
  • audibility of their performance
  • dependence on reading palm cards or notes
  • presence of grammatical errors
  • purpose of anachronisms
  • the use of props
Here are their reflections:

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