Quarter 4: Intro to Theater (Periods 2, 4, and 6): Week 1 & 2

TeacherDarlene Stewart
Subject AreaIntro to Theater
Grade Level6, 7 and 8th grade
Week #Week 1 and 2; March 25-29 and April 1-5
Unit of InstructionTen Rules of Improvisation and Actor/Actress Project
Standard(s) Taught
Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will be comfortable using all 10 rules of Improvisation.

Students will explore a famous actor/actress career and life.

Classroom Activities

Week 1: March 25-29

Monday/Tuesday: Review 10 rules of improvisation and practice using them.

Wednesday: Improvisation Practice using 10 rules of Improvisation.

Thursday/Friday: First half of class–practice 10 rules of Improvisation and finish class with–Quiz 10 Rules of Improvisation

Week 2: April 1-5

Monday/Tuesday: Introduce Actor/Actress project. Answer Questions and hand out project sheet. Situation Improvisation to end class. (Any re-takes for Quiz)

Wednesday: Project Sheet Due

Thursday/Friday: Reading and analyzing plays–in class to assist in selection of putting it all together project. 

Assignments Due

10 rules of Improvisation quiz

Journals and exit tickets–daily

Additional Resources