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Debra Sgambato

Student Instructions

Pout Pout Fish Goes to School Tableau

After listening to the story "Pout Pout Fish Goes to School," choose a partner to work with. One of you will show how Pout Pout Fish Felt at the beginning of the story and the other will show how Pout Pout Fish felt at the end of the story by creating a tableau (a frozen picture with your bodies, like statues) . 1. Discuss how to use your body and facial expression to create the tableau. Your audience should be able to tell which emotion you are showing by looking at your face and body. 2. When your tableau is ready, tap the . 3. Take a photo. 4. Use the or to tell which emotion you are showing. Be sure to tell us whether your emotion is at the beginning or end of the story and WHY Pout Pout Fish felt this way. 5. Tap the to add to your journal.

1st Grade, Kindergarten, 2nd Grade, Drama, STEAM, English Language Arts
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Compatible with: Chromebooks, computers, iPads, iPhones, Android tablets, Android phones, Kindle Fire

Teacher Notes (not visible to students)

*For a more challenging activity have the students create multiple tableaux of several scenes from the book. They can upload up to 10 photos to a single post by using the +add more option at the bottom of the camera roll before selecting the photos. Once the photos are selected, they can add a caption or recording to each one.