A manual in the Advanced Communication Series, containing information about reading stories, poetry, monodramas, plays, and famous speeches.

The ProjectsEdit

Read a StoryEdit

Time 8–10 minutes
  • To Learn and understand the effective interpretation of elements of a narrative.
  • To learn how to analyze a narrative and plan for effective interpretation.
  • Learn and apply vocal techniques that will aid in the effectiveness of the reading.
Project Idea ExamplesEdit

See page Read a Story

Interpreting PoetryEdit

Time 6–8 minutes
  • Recognise how poets use imagery, rhythm, meter, cadence and rhyme to convey the meanings and emotions of their poetry.

Project Idea Examples

See page Interpreting Poetry

The MonodramaEdit

Time 5–7 minutes
  • Understand the concept and nature of monodrama.
  • Assume the identity of a character and portray the physical/emotional aspects.

See Examples of Project Ideas

The PlayEdit

Time 12–15 minutes
  • Adapt a play for interpretive reading.
  • Portray several characters in one reading using voice changes and movement.

Project Ideas Examples

The Oratorial SpeechEdit

Time 8–10 minutes
  • Understand the structure of an effective speech.
  • Interpret and present a famous speech.

Project Ideas Examples


Catalogue No. 226L

Pages in category "Interpretive Reading"

The following 6 pages are in this category, out of 6 total.

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