Interpretive Reading

#1 - Read A Story


Time: 8 - 10 minutes
Objectives:

    * To understand the elements of interpretive reading.
    * To learn how to analyze a narrative and plan for effective interpretation.
    * To learn and apply vocal techniques that will aid in the effectiveness of the reading.

#2 - Interpreting Poetry

Time: 6 - 8 minutes
Objectives:

    * To understand the differences between poetry and prose.
    * To recognize how poets use imaginary, rhythm, meter, cadence and rhyme to convey the meanings and emotions of their poetry.
    * To apply vocal techniques that will aid in the effectiveness of the reading.

#3 - The Monodrama


Time: 5 - 7 minutes
Objectives:

    * To understand the concept and nature of the monodrama.
    * To assume the identity of a character and to portray the physical and emotional aspects of this character to an audience.

#4 - The Play

Time: 12 - 15 minutes
Objectives:

    * To adapt a play for interpretive reading.
    * To portray several characters in one reading, identifying them to the audience through voice changes and movement.

#5 - The Oratorical Speech


Time: 10 - 12 minutes
Objectives:

    * To understand the structure of an effective speech.
    * To interpret and present a famous speech.