What's in the World?

Project Description

Join Jayce Tromsness as he shares how set designers create a set for a play or story. Then, using craft supplies and everyday objects, students will create a basic set design for a location in the story they have read as a class, using design thinking and their understanding of the text.

Suitable for grades K-5.

Artistic Process

Create, Connect

What's included

-Lesson plan
-Full Companion Videos: Intro to Set Design and Building Your Set
-Teacher Guide (Digital)
-Set Design Questionnaire (Digital)

Guiding Question

 What does a set designer do, and how can I explore a story’s setting? 

Standards Addressed

 Indicator T.CR IH.2 I can analyze story elements in order to design a visual representation of a technical element. 

Indicator T.C NH.8.2: I can identify specific careers in theatre.

This resource also aligns with the following from the Profile of the SC Graduate:

World Class Skills: Creativity and Innovation, Collaboration and Teamwork
Life and Career Characteristics: Interpersonal Skills, Global Perspectives

About the Project Creator

To learn more about Jayce Tromsness, click here.

Interested In This Resource? 

This resource will be available on March 1st.

About the Governor's School's Outreach Programs

As a part of the Governor’s School’s mission to serve as a resource to teachers and students across the state, the Office of Outreach provides classroom resources and professional learning opportunities to enrich arts education in South Carolina. Learn more.