Quarter 2; Weeks 6, 7, 8, 9; Theatre 1 (Periods 2, 4, & 6)

TeacherDarlene Stewart
Subject AreaIntro to Theatre
Grade Level6th, 7th and 8th
Week #Week 6: November 26-30; Week 7: December 3-7; Week 8: December 10-14; Week 9: December 17-19, 2018
Unit of InstructionCostume Design; Props; Directing; Review of Tech theater
Standard(s) Taught

Big Idea: Organizational Structure; Enduring Understanding 1: Understanding the Organizational structure of an art form provides a foundation for appreciation of artistic works and respect for the creative process. TH.68.O.1.2: Discuss how color, line, shape, and texture are used to show emotion in technical theater elements.

Big Idea: Organizational Structure; Enduring Understanding 2: The Structural rules and conventions of an art form serve as both a foundation and departure point for creativity; TH.68.O.2.5: Explain how the contributions of significant playwrights, performers, directors, designers and producers from various cultures and historical periods have influenced the creative innovations of theater. 

Big Idea: Innovation, Technology and the Future: Enduring Understanding 1: Creating, interpreting and responding in the arts stimulates the imagination and encourages innovation and creative risk-taking: TH.68.F.1.4: Survey an aspect of theater to understand the ways in which technology has affected it over time. 

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
Classroom Activities

Week 6: November 26-30

Monday/Tuesday: Costume Design video; Costume Designs

Wednesday: Work on group projects

Thursday/Friday: Construction Costumes from found objects

Week 7: December 3-7

Monday/Tuesday; In class time to work on Class Projects

Wednesday: Video on Props Master Job

Thursday/Friday: In class time to work on Class Projects

Week 8: December 10-14

Monday/Tuesday: Review for test!

Wednesday: Test on Technical Theatre for all classes

Thursday/Friday: Group Project presentations due

Week 9: December 17-19

Monday/Tuesday: Finishing all Group Projects and Theatrical Board Games 

Wednesday: Theatre Games

Assignments Due

Journals, exit tickets and participation assignments in class

Study for Theater Jobs Quiz/test

Tech Theater Project due: Week of Dec. 10-14

Additional Resources