There once was a story so boring that all fell fast asleep

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					There once was a story so boring
 that all fell fast asleep, snoring.
     When soon there arose
         a listener so bold,
 who raised the flag,“SOS MAP!”
               a-roaring!
Do you see any SOS MAP words above? Which
words, and what part of SOS MAP are they? Do you
need a quick reminder of what SOS MAP means? If
so, click this button.   If not, click this button.
                In groups of 8:
1. Choose a leader, an artist, and a narrator.

2. Storyboard a skit for the phrases in the limerick.

3. No one can say anything, or make any noises
   at all during the skit, except the narrator, who
   narrates the poem.

4. Everyone in the group must play a part in the skit.
                    Artist’s Directions:
1. Fold your paper in half (hamburger), then half again.
2. Draw a scene in each panel, taking suggestions
   from the group members.
3. Write a phrase from the poem in each square.

      There once was a story so boring       that all fell fast asleep, snoring.



      1                                  2
       When soon there arose, a listener who raised the flag, “SOS! MAP!”
       so bold                           a-roaring.



      3                                  4
                Group rules:
1. Group members must raise their hands.

2. No one talks until called upon by the leader.

3. The leader must give everyone a turn.

4. The artist must sketch what the group will act
   out for each phrase.

5. Everyone must participate in the skit.
Examples for the squares that the group acts out:

                There once was a story so boring



 Blah, blah,                Snore, snore
 blah, blah,                snore, snore
 blah, blah..
               that all fell fast asleep, snoring.

                                                     Snore, snore
                                   Snore, snore      snore, snore
Blah, blah,         Snore, snore   snore, snore
blah, blah,         snore, snore
blah, blah..
                              Artist’s Sample Storyboard

    There once was a story so boring               that all fell fast asleep, snoring.

Blah,          Snore, snore
               snore, snore
blah,
blah,




1                                            2

When soon there arose, a listener so bold,       who raised the flag, “SOS! MAP!”
                                                 a-roaring!




3                                            4
                     Sample Storyboard from Shrek
Read all directions first before clicking. Click the following link
and see an actual storyboard used in the movie, Shrek. (Note:
the QuickTime takes a minute to load, so, first:
1. Click the link above, “Shrek”, then click “Farquhar’s interview” in the
   online window.
2. If the movie starts right away, click the pause button:
3. Then come back to this window and review the rules for the groups’
   creation of their storyboard.
4. Then go back to the Quicktime window to view the Quicktime.
                            Group rules:
1. Group members must raise their hands.

2. No one talks until called upon by the leader.

3. The leader must give everyone a turn.

4. The artist must sketch what the group will act
   out for each phrase.

5. Everyone must participate in the skit.
 Now click the button on this page and navigate to the Shrek video,
 clicking the play button below the video. Note that the Shrek dialog is
 underneath each sketch. We will put our dialog above each sketch.

				
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