|Grade Level||6th, 7th, 8th,|
|Week #||Week 10: October 16-20, 2017|
|Unit of Instruction||Introduction to Technical Theatre and Careers in Theatre|
Big Idea: Skills, Techniques, and Processes: Enduring Understanding 2; Development of skills, techniques and processes in the arts strengthens our ability to remember, focus on, process and sequence information: TH.68.S.2.2: Discuss and apply the theatrical production process to create a live performance.
Big Idea: Historical and Global Connections: Enduring Understanding 2: The arts reflect and document cultural trends and historical events, and help explain how new directions in the arts have emerged. TH.68.H.2.8: Identify and describe theatrical resources in the community, including professional and community theaters, experts, and sources of scripts and materials.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will identify and understand various technical theater occupations.
Students will recognize how technical theater impacts a performance.
Students will identify the different types of theaters in the area.
Activities; Identify technical theater jobs, discussion of careers in the theater, Mock Auditions experiencing Director, Playwright and Stage Manager jobs; View direction, stage manager and playwright video with exit slip; Work on Melodrama Play–to create all tech theater aspects.
Exit Slips on Video–In class
Mock Audition reflection–In class