Quarter 1: Week 3: Theatre 1/2 (Periods 2, 4, & 6)

TeacherDarlene Stewart
Subject AreaM/J Theatre 1 & 2
Grade LevelGrades 6th, 7th and 8th
Week #Week #3: August 26-30, 2019
Unit of InstructionBeginning Scene Work #1
Standard(s) Taught

Big Idea: Critical Thinking and Reflection: Enduring Understanding 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.

TH.68.C.1.2; Develop a character analysis to support artistic portrayal.

TH.68.C.1.3; Determine the purpose(s), elements, meaning, and value of a theatrical work based on personal, cultural, or historical standards.

TH.68.C.1.4; Create and present a design, production concept, or performance and defend artistic choices.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will choose scenes to work on in group.

Students will expand their theater vocabulary and knowledge.

Students will increase their acting skills. 

Classroom Activities

Monday/Tuesday: Journal Entry about Memorization; Warm-up game–Help me; Choose and Read Through Scene work #1; Closing game if time allows.

Wednesday: Journal Entry from Textbook–Memorization, Review Gestures, Blocking and Movement for the stage from Textbook.

Thursday/Friday: Journal Entry about scene work; Warm-up game: TBA;  Cover the basic Areas of the Stage and Types of Theatres; Rehearsal Time.

Assignments Due

Journal Entries–Daily

Memorization passage from text.

Rehearsal for critique only.

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