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DRAMA Lesson Plans 2017-2018

1.14 drama 2017 lesson plans November 13-17

 

VIII. Historical/Cultural.   Understanding context by analyzing the role of theatre, film, television, and electronic media in the community and in other cultures

STUDENTS WILL:

A. Identify theatrical contributions from a variety of historical periods and cultures for use in informal and formal productions.

B. Analyze the relationship of historical and cultural contexts to published plays and improvisations

C. Analyze and explain theatre as an expression of the social values, cultural precepts, and accomplishments of a civilization.

D. Identify ways in which theatre practitioners in different cultures and historical periods have used concepts, motifs, and themes that remain appropriate and prominent today.

TEACHER: ALSEPT

SUBJECT:  DRAMA

DATE: November 13-17

 

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

 

STANDARD

VIII.A, VIII.B, VIII.C, VIII.D

VIII.A, VIII.B, VIII.C, VIII.D

VIII.A, VIII.B, VIII.C, VIII.D

VIII.A, VIII.B, VIII.C, VIII.D

VIII.A, VIII.B, VIII.C, VIII.D

LEARNING OBJECTIVE

Students will read a portion of Oedipus Rex to examine the use of language and literary figurative devices.

Students will take a unit test on the Greek theatre period.

Students will explain how theatre developed during the medieval period.

Students will write a rough draft of a short morality play based upon a modern topic.

Students will write a final draft of a short morality play based upon a modern topic to present on Monday.

 

ACTIVATE PRIOR KNOWLEDGE

Students will rephrase definitions of technical vocabulary

Students will review technical vocabulary before the test.

How was theatre looked upon by the Catholic Church  at the end of the Roman period?

How do character names in morality plays reflect their dramatic purpose?

Describe the goals of writing the morality plays assigned to the class

 

CFU

What original Greek works are still performed today?

 

Restate the original purpose of theatre by the Greeks.

Provide character names in Everyman.

Provide examples of how dialogue of morality play characters reflect their names.

 

MINI LESSON

(I DO)EXPLAIN, MODEL, DEMONSTRATEO

Teacher will provide a short overview of plot of Oedipus Rex.

 

Teacher will explain the use of theatre by the church as a tool for religious instruction, the development of trade guilds, and the development of morality plays: medieval theatre themes, revival of theatre in the European church, pageant wagons, traveling troupes, technical vocabulary, morality plays.

 

 

Teacher will provide topics and examples of character names that could be used for a modern morality play.

Teacher will provide previous examples of student produced morality plays.

 

CFU

Students will restate plot in their own words.

 

Describe who performed the plays in early medieval times.

What names could be characters in the topic CHILD ABUSE? ( Victim, innocence, desperation, anger, authority, anguish, hunger, poverty)

How are plays to be written and shared?

 

GUIDED PRACTICE

(WE DO)

Class will read selected portions of OR and discuss use of language.

test review

 

Read samples from Everyman

Teacher will work with class to brainstorm possible topics and character names that could be used in those topics. Students will work in small groups to write a short play.

Groups will finalize short plays.

 

CLOSURE

CHECK FOR 80%

Assignment completed

 

class participation in discussion

Groups will provide a verbal outline of their proposed work.

Plays are shared via Chromebooks.

 

CFU

Students will provide verbal explanation of how Greek theatre conventions contribute to today’s art form by completing a test review.

 

How are character names in morality plays different from those in modern plays today?

How does character dialogue reflect character name?

Do names reflect dialogue?

 

INDEPENDENT PRACTICE

Work on makeup morgue project. Study for chapter test.

worksheets on medieval theatre after the test

Work on makeup morgue project.

Work on makeup morgue project.

Work on makeup morgue project.

Work on makeup morgue project.

 

IN-CLASS INTERVENTION

Redirect students to task. Will follow IEP and 504 accommodations provided by SPED.

Redirect students to task. Will follow IEP and 504 accommodations provided by SPED.

Redirect students to task. Will follow IEP and 504 accommodations provided by SPED.

Redirect students to task. Will follow IEP and 504 accommodations provided by SPED.

Redirect students to task. Will follow IEP and 504 accommodations provided by SPED.