Explore the Mysteries Beneath the Waves


Final Presentation

Your group will be writing a script and performing an old time radio show based on the graphic novel The Undersea Adventures of Capt'n Eli.

Listen to short episodes of radio adventure shows provided online These short episodes will give you an idea of what an old time radio show was like.

There are 3 Acts in Book 1 of The Undersea Adventures of Capt'n Eli and 8 Acts in Book 2. Each work group will choose 2 Acts to perform. Each performance will integrate characters (major and minor), theme, newly acquired vocabulary, and a "Historical Backgound Spot" or a commentary reflecting on a historical event that influences a character or the action.

As a group you will be discussing the various roles for each member including technical expert, sound effects person, actor/actress etc. Taking into account each of your strengths and weaknesses, you will decide what job best fits each of your personalities.

Each performance cannot be more than 10 min. total. (includes your 3 acts)










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