Quarter 2–Week 10; Drama 3

TeacherDarlene Stewart
Subject AreaDrama
Grade Level7th, 8th
Week #Week 10: October 16-20, 2017
Unit of InstructionThe Business of Theater
Standard(s) Taught

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 closely examine the role of Director, Playwright, Producer, and Stage Manager.

Students will chose one of the roles examined on which to complete an in-depth project. 


Classroom Activities

Slide show on careers in theater.


Assignments Due

Exit slip on Careers in theater

Reflection on direction.

Short written scene. (Playwright) 



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