Grade 4

Web Field Trip

Get Creative!

After reading Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing, learn more about plays and theatrical productions by visiting the following Web sites. After you’ve visited each site, print and fill out the Web Field Trip Log to show where you’ve been and what you’ve learned.

Click here for the Web Field Trip Log.

The Art and Science of Theater
Maybe what really interests you about plays and theater is what goes on behind the scenes. Take a Web field trip to the Art and Science of Theater and journey through the many aspects of theater. Learn about theater architecture, building and breaking a set, sound design and equipment, and lighting basics. Investigate the impact theater has had on society. Explore careers in theater such as director, talent agent, entertainment lawyer, lighting technician, and make-up artist.
http://library.thinkquest.org/21722/

The Broadway Corner for Kids
What does it take to produce a Broadway hit musical? Find out by taking a Web field trip to Broadway Corner for Kids. Read reviews of the shows written by kids your age. Investigate what goes on behind the scenes. Learn the role the director, choreographer, stage director, and producers play in making a hit show. Test your knowledge of Broadway hits with games like Guess Quest, Broadway Square, and Scavenger Hunt. Follow links to find out even more information about Broadway hits.
http://library.thinkquest.org/5398/