|Grade Level||6th, 7th and 8th grade|
|Week #||Week 3: January 22-26, 2018|
|Unit of Instruction||Introduction to Theater History and 10 Rules of Improvisation|
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will have an introduction to Theater in the middle ages or Medieval Theater as their next Theater History lesson.
Students will practice: You Don’t have to be funny! as their next rule of improvisation.
Students will gather information for their theater history group project.
Monday/Tuesday: Video on Medieval Theater, Notes on Video, Work on Project: Discovering playwrights/plays, and Technical theater advancements during their assigned time period.
Wednesday: Improvisation Day: You don’t have to be funny. AND CROW–Improvisation Scene focusing on Characterization, Relationship, Objective, and Where.
Thursday/Friday: Video on Commedia dell Arte, Notes on video, Work on a Lazi scene in class.
Notes on Video–Medieval
Notes on Video–Commedia
Filled in planning sheet for History Project
Improvisation scene on CROW and “You don’t have to be funny”
Lazi scene from Commedia dell Arte