|Subject Area||Intro to Theater (M/J Theater 1)|
|Grade Level||6, 7 & 8|
|Week #||February 22-26; March 1-5; March 8-12 and March 15-18|
|Unit of Instruction||Theater History: First Theater, Greek, Roman, Medieval, Renaissance, Elizabethan, Commedia Del Arte, Musical Theater, Kabuki and, Modern|
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Monday/Tuesday, February 22/23
Students will meet in small group. Read assigned passage in Textbook. Create way to present information on Theater history in an entertaining way. (First Theater, Greek and Roman) Groups will show scene with information.
Mrs. Stewart will review important information in each time period
Students will view Ted Ed Talk on Battle of the Greek Tragedians.
Wednesday, February 24
Students will review Ted Ed talk on Medieval Theater.
Students will do short activity using allegorical characters used in Medieval Theater.
Thursday/Friday February 25/26
Students will review Renaissance and Elizabethan Theater History pages in Textbook. Will work as a whole group.
Students will participate in first of Shakespeare language activities using Sonnet.
Monday/Tuesday March 1/2
Shakespeare Monologue/Scene activity
Wednesday March 3
Students will watch Commedia Video in prep of activities for Thursday and Friday.
Thursday/Friday March 4/5
Students will experience the various ways Commedia Del Arte characters move and speak.
Lazzi; The comic business of Commedia will be explored.
Monday/Tuesday March 8/9
Musical Theater and the History of Broadway
Wednesday March 10
Noh, Kabuki and Shadow Puppets of the Eastern Theater Traditions
Thursday/Friday March 11/12
Modern American Theater, Experimental Theater and Absurd Theater
Monday/Tuesday March 15/16
Theater History Test! (Summative)
Wednesday March 17
Remediation of Theater History Test
Thursday, March 18
More Commedia del Art and Improvisation activities.
Worksheet on First Theater, Greek and Roman
Worksheet on Medieval Theater
Worksheet on Renaissance and Elizabethan Theater
Worksheet on Eastern Theater
Commedia Characters in class scene
Theater History Test!