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Second graders analyze a script for its story elements and study theatrical elements for the script. In this script analysis lesson plan, 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.
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.
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. The finished work will be 8 to 15 pages in length.
Students investigate poetry by incorporating images into the words of a poem. For this language arts lesson, students discuss poetry writing devices and self expression with their classmates. Students create a film about the poem by giving each student a job such as storyboard artist, actor and set designer.
Learners 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.
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.
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
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. Students then select a performance for the entire class to take part in and give the performance.