Quarter 1: Week 6 & Week 7: Theatre 2/3

TeacherDarlene Stewart
Subject AreaM/J Theatre 2/3
Grade Level7th and 8th grade
Week #Week 6: Sept. 17-20 and Week #7: Sept. 23-27, 2019
Unit of InstructionBlank Scenes; Conflict resolutions and tactics; Structure of a play
Standard(s) Taught

Big Idea TH.68.C: Critical Thinking and Reflection

Enduring Understanding 1 TH.68.C.1 : Cognition and reflection are required to appreciate, interpret, and create with artistic intent.

TH.68.C.1.1  Devise an original work based on a community issue that explores various solutions to a problem.

Enduring Understanding 2 TH.68.C.2 : Assessing our own and others’ artistic work, using critical-thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making skills, is central to artistic growth. 

TH.68.C.2.1  Use group-generated criteria to critique others and help strengthen each others performance.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will explore various blank scenes adding their own conflicts and resolutions.

Students will explore various emotions and how those emotions change scene work. 

Students will continue to explore tactics and emotional acting. 

Classroom Activities


Tuesday: Skill building warm-up game; Write their own blank scenes w/emotion. 

Wednesday: Skill building warm-up game;

Thursday/Friday: Skill building warm-up game; Performance of student written blank scenes. 

Monday/Tuesday: Skill building warm-up game; Blank Scenes w/emotion. Discussion of using emotion in a play/acting situation.

Wednesday: Skill building warm-up game;

Thursday/Friday: Skill building warm-up game; Practice on using emotion in scene work; What is the purpose of theater?

Assignments Due

Participation and Discussion on conflict resolution.

Participation and Discussion on emotional acting. 

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