flesl.net paired stories: story exchange: Sally Clark

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imagine:
think about how something could have been or might have been

roughly:
without worrying too much about how something looks or how accurate it is

preparation:
noun form of the verb “prepare” (”get ready”)

improvise:
do something, especially a performance (or “show”) of some kind without preparation or planning

• drama activities for “Sally Clark”

drama 1:

• instructions:

• spend a few minutes imagining how Sally Clark felt after the death of her first son, Christopher (or imagining how you would have felt in her situation)

• spend a few minutes writing down your thoughts about this. Write roughly and quickly without worrying about grammar or spelling. Read over what you have written once and throw it away.

• with your partner spend a few minutes discussing the results of your thinking and writing.

• without further preparation improvise a conversation taking place at this time between Sally and her husband Stephen

drama 2:

• instructions:

• spend a few minutes imagining how Sally Clark felt after the death of her second son, Harry (or imagining how you would have felt in her situation)

• spend a few minutes writing down your thoughts about this. Write roughly and quickly without worrying about grammar or spelling. Read over what you have written once and throw it away.

• with your partner spend a few minutes discussing the results of your thinking and writing.

• without further preparation improvise a conversation taking place at this time between Sally and her husband Stephen

drama 3:

• instructions:

• spend a few minutes imagining how Sally Clark felt after she had been sentenced to prison (or imagining how you would have felt in her situation)

• spend a few minutes writing down your thoughts about this. Write roughly and quickly without worrying about grammar or spelling. Read over what you have written once and throw it away.

• with your partner spend a few minutes discussing the results of your thinking and writing.

• without further preparation improvise a conversation between Sally and her husband Stephen the first time he visits her in prison