Theatre Arts

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Lesson Plans-Week of 10-16-23

Lesson Plans-Week of 10-9-23

Objective(s):

  • The student will continue the study of theatre history with focus on the Renaissance, including Commedia dell’arte

TEKS: 117.315: (Level 1)  4A

  • Monday: Test on Roman and Medieval Theatre
  • Tuesday: Begin discussion of the Renaissance, including Commedia dell’arte
  • Wednesday: Continue study of Commedia dell’arte
  • Thursday: Begin devising a comic scenario for Commedia dell’arte scenes
  • Friday: Perform Commedia dell’arte scenes.

Lesson Plans-Week 10-2-23

Objective(s):

  • The student will continue the study of theatre history
  • The student will help pull and arrange set pieces in the theater for the fall play, THE MIRACLE WORKER

TEKS: 117.315: (Level 1)  3B, 4A, 4B, 

  • Monday: Pull and arrange set pieces in the theatre for THE MIRACLE WORKER
  • Tuesday: Discuss/Notes on Medieval Theatre
  • Wednesday: Finish discussion/notes on Medieval Theatre
  • Thursday: Test on Roman and Medieval Theatre
  • Friday: Begin discussion of Renaissance Theatre

Lesson Plans-Week of 9-25-23

Objective(s):

  • The student will continue the study of theatre history
  • The student will begin the study of Roman Theatre
  • The student will help pull and arrange rehearsal props in the theater for the fall play, THE MIRACLE WORKER

TEKS: 117.315: (Level 1)  3B, 4A, 4B, 

  • Monday: 
  • Tuesday: Pull/arrange rehearsal props in the theater
  • Wednesday: Begin study of Roman Theatre
  • Thursday: Discuss Roman Theatre
  • Friday: School Holiday

Lesson Plans-Week of 9-18-23

Objective(s):

  • The student will continue the study of theatre history
  • The student will analyze and do classwork based on the play “Oedipus.”
  • The student will be tested on Greek Theatre
  • The student will begin the study of Roman and Medieval Theatre

TEKS: 117.315: (Level 1)  4A, 4B

  • Monday: Class discussion on character choices in “Oedipus”/Begin answering essay questions on the play. Post on Google Classroom
  • Tuesday: Test Review
  • Wednesday: Greek Theatre test
  • Thursday: Begin discussion of Roman and Medieval Theatre
  • Friday: Continue discussion of Roman and Medieval Theatre

Lesson Plans-Week of 9/4-8

Objective(s):

  • The student continue the study of Theatre and the Greeks
  • The student will continue to read OEDIPUS REX aloud in class.

TEKS: 117.315: (Level 1)  2C, 4A, 4B; (Level 2) 1C, 2C, 4A, 4D

  • Monday: Labor Day holiday
  • Tuesday: Continue reading Oedipus
  • Wednesday: Continue reading Oedipus
  • Thursday: Conclude reading Oedipus
  • Friday: Begin watching 1957  production of Douglas Campbell’s “Oedipus”

Lesson Plans-Week of 8-28-23

Objective(s):

  • The student will begin the study of Theatre and the Greeks
  • The student will read a play, OEDIPUS REX, aloud in class.

TEKS: 117.315: (Level 1)  2C, 4A, 4B; (Level 2) 1C, 2C, 4A, 4D

  • Monday: Begin discussion of Theatre’s origins/Greek Theatre
  • Tuesday: Watch video(s) on Greek Theatre
  • Wednesday: Begin reading OEDIPUS REX
  • Thursday: Continue reading OEDIPUS REX
  • Friday: Continue reading OEDIPUS REX

Lesson Plans-Week of 8-21-23

Objective(s):

  • The student will learn about Theatre etiquette
  • The student will be tested on theatre terminology and theatre etiquette.
  • The student will begin the study of Theatre history

TEKS: 117.315: (Level 1)  1F, 4A

  • Monday: Begin discussion of Theatre etiquette.
  • Tuesday: Continue discussion of Theatre etiquette
  • Wednesday: Test on Theatre terminology and etiquette
  • Thursday: Begin discussion of Theatre’s origins/Greek Theatre
  • Friday: Continue study of Greek Theatre

Lesson Plans-Week of 8-14-23

Objective(s):

  • The student will prepare and deliver personal “story monologues” to the class.
  • The student will become familiar with basic theatre terminology

TEKS: 117.315: (Level 1)  1F, 2F

  • Monday: Teacher workday
  • Tuesday: Discuss class rules/procedures; Assign personal monologues
  • Wednesday: Work on personal monologues (Monologue directions are posted on Google Classroom)
  • Thursday: Deliver personal monologues to the class
  • Friday: Explore theatre/auditorium; theatre terminology

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