Quarter 2 Advanced Creative Writing: Playwrighting Unit

TeacherSarah Wilson
Subject AreaPlaywrighting
Grade Level6-8
Week #10-18
Unit of InstructionPlaywrighting
Standard(s) Taught

TH:Cr3.1.HSI a. Practice and revise a devised or scripted drama/theatre work using theatrical staging conventions.
TH:Pr4.1.HSI a. Examine how character relationships assist in telling the story of a drama/theatre work.
b. Shape character choices using given circumstances in a drama/theatre work.

TH:Re7.1.HSI a. Respond to what is seen, felt, and heard in a drama/theatre work to develop criteria for artistic choices.

TH:Cn10.1.HSI a. Investigate how cultural perspectives, community ideas and personal beliefs impact a drama/theatre work

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Objective: Students will write and revise their own short 5 minute plays.

Classroom Activities

-Various Improv scene work
-Partner scene writing
-Peer review/editing
-Daily writing warm-ups
-Daily discussion and sharing of work

Assignments Due

Play is due December 14th, 2021

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