Quarter 3: Week 4–All Drama Classes

TeacherDarlene Stewart
Subject AreaDrama
Grade Level6th, 7th and 8th grade
Week #Week 4: January 29 to February 2, 2018
Unit of InstructionCommedia dell Arte Characters and Lazzi
Standard(s) Taught
Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will gain an understanding of the historic commedia dell arte characters. 

Students will express characters in improvisation scenes.

Students will add comic Lazzi from commedia del arte to their improvisation scenes. 

Classroom Activities

Review characters–shape, language, type of character.

Create scenes using contrasting characters.

Add Lazzi business to an improvisation scene. 

Assignments Due

Reflection on Lazzi in a scene

Verbal critiques and recognition of characters. 


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