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"Hey, Mr. Producer!"
Students examine the economic roller coaster involved in the production of a Broadway musical. They read online articles to investigate similarities and differences between nonprofit theater production and Broadway, or commercial, theater production.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
The History of Rock and Roll: Part 8 - The 70's Have a Nice Day - Lesson 2
Students identify the characteristics and elements of large scale rock productions. They examine the similarities between the American Vaudeville shows and the large-scale rock theater productions of the 1970's.
7th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 19 Downloads
Students take a closer look at Japanese drama. In this Japanese culture lesson, students study the attributes of Noh theater and compare it western theater. Students conduct independent research on the art form prior to acting out a Noh play.
6th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 40 Downloads
Theatre Prop Design and Construction
Fourth graders construct individual props. In this theatrical arts lesson plan, 4th graders use the elements of art to create various props using paper mache. Students construct objects such as logs, fruit, and a picture frame.
4th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Bunraku and Western Puppet Theater: A Comparison
Students compare and contrast puppet theater traditions. In this cultural traditions lesson, students watch film clips of bunraku puppet theater in Japan and then research the art of puppet theater in the world. Students share their findings with their classmates by completing 1 of the 5 listed follow-up activities.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Elements of Narration
Twelfth graders analyze the elements of fiction and use literary analysis vocabulary to evaluate fiction works. In this fiction analysis lesson, 12th graders define elements of fiction and complete a diagram for the elements.Students keep a dialectical journal for the lesson.
12th Language Arts 3 Views 33 Downloads
Learners compare Noh drama to western drama and trace the influence of Japanese theater on modern western drama. In this Noh drama lesson, students read the play Black Tomb (Kurozuko) defining the elements and conventions of Noh drama and comparing Noh drama to western drama.
9th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 11 Downloads
A Theater Workshop to Improve Character Development and Collaboration Skills
Young scholars think more seriously about what they want to do for a living after high school. They investigate other options for success excluding the college tract. They explore the ramifications of every occupation and pursuit placing different demands on the human body.
11th - 12th 21st Century Skills 5 Views 27 Downloads
Giving to Get the Beat
Explore script writing based on prose in a cross-curricular literacy instructional activity. After listening to the folktale The Drum, middle schoolers identify and describe specific story elements such as characters and events. They work in groups to write a script for the story, and each group performs its play.
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 179 Downloads
Arthur Miller and The Crucible
Young scholars investigate the dramatic elements of The Crucible. In this drama lesson, students explore the elements and themes of the Arthur Miller play as they read the play and watch performances of some of the acts. Young scholars then write formal analyses of the play.
9th - 12th Language Arts 13 Views 98 Downloads
Create a Playbill!
Seventh graders explore the various elements found in the advertisement of a dramatic experience. Playbills are created that reflect the plot without revealing the climax of the play. Costumes, set construction, and character description are experienced in thi
7th Language Arts 7 Views 14 Downloads
Setting the Story
Students discover how to create realistic settings in fiction. In this writing skills lesson plan, students examine literary elements in fiction works they are familiar with and then practice using sensory details and establishing mood to write realistic settings.
5th - 12th Language Arts 26 Views 187 Downloads
West African Readers Theatre
Students read scripts and create the costumes and sets. In this reader's theater lesson, students practice their roles and design the stage settings and costumes needed to perform African folktales. Older students might write original scripts
K - 5th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 16 Downloads
"Why do people dance?"
Sudents perform a theatrical production that encompasses a variety of ancient cultural dances and a narration that tells a story of each civilization and its distinctive characteristics. They perform in groups of six. The production has a clear beginning, middle, and end.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 12 Downloads
The Show Must Go On
Your class will be “Over the Moon” as they read an article about the Broadway musical, “Rent.” The article about this modern retelling of “La Boheme” launches a study of websites in preparation for class groups creating their own site celebrating a classic work of literature or theater.
10th - 12th Language Arts 8 Views 10 Downloads
MUSICAL ELEMENTS OF THE LITTLE PRINCE
Learners demonstrate knowledge of musical instruments and the families of the orchestra. They acknowledge different voice types found in opera. Students interpret emotional expressions through listening. They compose sounds to express emotions.
2nd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 21 Views 71 Downloads
What Is It; Whose Is It; Where Did It Come From?
Students discover which elements are most threatening to outdoor sculptures. In groups, they determine the steps that are needed to preserve them. They locate and assess the condition of those sculptures in their local community. They develop a presentation and share them with members of the community.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Working with Shakespeare, the Poet and Dramatist
Students study the work of William Shakespeare. They survey the elements of comedy and tragedy and read plays and poems. They discuss the texts they read and recite poetry. They dramatize poems with movement and sounds and write poetry in verse forms.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 33 Downloads