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Putting on a Show: Script Analysis
Second graders analyze a script for its story elements and study theatrical elements for the script. In this script analysis lesson, 2nd graders complete a pre-assessment for their knowledge base of script and story elements. Students then discuss the elements for the script and complete a post assessment of scripts.
2nd Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 25 Downloads
Putting on a Show: Script Analysis
Second graders read and analyze a script to determine the characters, setting and main idea. After breaking up into smaller groups and reading a given section of the script, students use their analysis of the script to help determine possible production decisions such as costuming, set pieces and character development.
2nd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
Students demonstrate their directing skills by directing a one-act play of their choice. They demonstrate their understanding of production management by designing and discussing production elements. They demonstrate their knowledge of rehearsal management by creating a rehearsal schedule and basic blocking for their play
Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Putting On A Show: Design Components
Second graders explore the use of properties or props during a production. After analyzing a short script, they identify important elements in the story. In groups, they design backdrops, properties, lighting and costumes.
2nd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
Creating a Directors Book
Students demonstrate their creative abilities by developing a director's book. They create a directors book for a one-act previously chosen. After pitching their ideas, 4 or 5 one-acts are chosen for actual performance. These are student directed and acted in by other students in the class.
Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Playwriting: Structural Tools
Ninth graders participate in improvisations, script analysis, writing, and creating written scenes. They identify language arts writing terms and identify them in a short story. Students use structural tools for dramatic scripts needed to build conflict and believable plots.
9th Visual & Performing Arts 12 Views 53 Downloads
The Roaring Twenties
Students examine how the change in music reflected the cultural revolution of the 1920s. They compare/contrast music from the turn of the century and the Jazz Age, and in small groups write and produce a short radio show that demonstrates 1920s culture.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 15 Views 58 Downloads
Lights, Sounds, Fabrics and Designs: Careers in the World of Design
Students investigate the broad range of jobs that can be found in the world of design. Students explore sound design, language architecture, etc. Students design a resource book and post it on a website for others to share.
9th - 12th Language Arts 10 Views 19 Downloads
Students engage in a long term unit concerning world theatre history. They use guided questions in order to conduct research to cover the history of theatre in different time periods. During the class the teacher lectures and the students take notes to add to internet research.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 35 Views 88 Downloads
From Korea to Vietnam: America Changes Her View on War
Eleventh graders identify and analyze the differences between the Korean and the Vietnam Wars. In small groups they conduct research and create a scene from a movie that focuses on the Korean or Vietnam War. Students view and evaluate the movie scenes for each group.
11th Social Studies & History 4 Views 18 Downloads
"Putting on a Show:" Selecting a Performance Type
Second graders identify, explore and participate in various theatrical styles to present or communicate ideas, messages or feelings associated with Ohio history or various other cultures. This may include short skits, puppetry, pantomime, improvisations, or storytelling.
2nd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 11 Downloads
Creating Plays from Children's Stories
Students explain how individual elements (e.g., plot, theme, character, conflict, etc.) comprise the structure of a play. They write an original one-act play with developed characters, specific setting, conflict, and resolution.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 13 Downloads
Students practice and demonstrate their abilities to perform Shakespeare by choosing a performance piece. They prepare the piece through translation and scoring, blocking the piece and performing a Shakespeare monologue or scene.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Poetry Alive! Interpreting Poetry Using Digital Images
High schoolers investigate poetry by incorporating images into the words of a poem. In this language arts lesson, students discuss poetry writing devices and self expression with their classmates. High schoolers create a film about the poem by giving each student a job such as storyboard artist, actor and set designer.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 34 Downloads
Differences Across the Curriculum: Part 2
Eighth graders read, The Diary of Anne Frank, in play form, and discuss the effects of Nazism and Hitler and his prejudice towards the Jewish population. They write essays from various points of view, and analyze levels of tolerance and acceptance.
8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 24 Downloads
Waiting for Godot at ACT
Students examine a theatrical performance of Waiting for Godot. In this theatrical analysis lesson, students discuss the topic of existentialism and the Theatre of the Absurd. This lesson includes multiple activities to engage students in.
11th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 22 Downloads
Putting on a Show: Selecting a Performance Type
Second graders study theatrical styles and messages associated with Ohio history. In this theatre study lesson plan, 2nd graders study the various forms of drama and theatre. Students work in groups to study a type of performance and then act out a scene using that form.
2nd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 30 Downloads