Summary of the issue, challenge, investigation, scenario, or problem:
Youth will read selections of Alice’s in Adventures in Wonderland (abridged version for k-3). As a group, youth will recreate a storyboard with main scenes from the book. Students will then create their own original “Alice in Philadelphia” adventures. Youth will present their storyboards and act out a scene from “Alice in Philadelphia” at the Culminating Event, a Mad Hatter Tea Party. The project will challenge the children to be creative and practice writing and sequencing.
How would Alice’s visit through the looking glass look in Philadelphia?
Project Content or Subjectsto be learned:
Literacy, Vocabulary, the development of etiquette, reading comprehension, constructive writing and development of sequencing.
21st Century Skills and Habits of Mind
to be taught.
(Career Skills applicable for Middle and High School Models)
Mad Hatter Tea Party: children will develop a story board of Alice’s visit after reading the story and watching the movie. Groups of youth will act out a scene from their original “Alice in Philadelphia” storyboards (see below) at the final Mad Hatter Tea Party.
Children will create their own “Alice in Philadelphia” adventure storyboards. Students will also create mad hatter hats and participate in their own Philly theme mad hatter tea party where they will present their own “Alice in Philadelphia” storyboards.
Other: OST Children
AFTER SCHOOL Project PLANNING FORM
Activities to generate student interest
“Mad Hatter Day” with silly activities, a variety of arts & craft projects, face painting, making masks & hats, reading, writing, acting, a Philly style mad hatter tea party,