|Subject Area||M/J Theatre 1 & 2|
|Grade Level||Grades 6th, 7th and 8th|
|Week #||Week #6: Sept. 17-20, 2019 and Week #7: Sept. 23-27, 2019|
|Unit of Instruction||Monologues and Projection|
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.2.4 Memorize and present a characters lines from a monologue or scene.
Enduring Understanding 3: Through purposeful practice, artists learn to manage, master, and refine simple, then complex, skills and techniques.
TH.68.S.3.1 Develop characterizations, using basic acting skills, appropriate for selected dramatizations.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will practice Projection and Breathing for projection exercises.
Students will prepare a monologue.
Students will choose a monologue; work with a partner or small group on rehearsing the monologue; rehearse the monologue in front of class; work on memorization of the monologue and present the monologue for a grade on Oct 3rd or 4th.
Students will learn the proper technique for using diaphragm breathing. Students will practice exercises to extend their breath control.
Students will continue work on skill games and exercises for warm up or cool down.