Daily Lessons and Homework                                              

Mr. Oncay’s Drama Class, Grade 7/8

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Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

3/19

Classwork:

Perform in classrooms.

 

Rehearse monologues with a friend. Make sure they are memorized!

Homework:

Print resumé for tomorrow.

3/20

Classwork:

Auditions. (perform monologue)

Homework:

None

3/21

Classwork:

Perform in classrooms.

More Auditions if needed.

Homework:

First Cast A rehearsal after school

3/22

Classwork:

Perform in classrooms.

Cast list released

Homework:

First Cast B rehearsal after school

3/23

Classwork:

Perform in classrooms.

Homework:

None

3/12

Classwork:

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Link to monologue posts

Then rehearse.

Homework:

Post a monologue

3/13

Classwork:

Handout the monologue scoring tool.

Then rehearse.

Homework:

Memorize lines.

3/14

Classwork:

Take pictures.

Then rehearse.

Homework:

Memorize monologue

3/15

Classwork:

Work on resumé.

Rehearse.

Homework:

Memorize monologue.

3/16

Classwork:

Perform skits in our class.

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See the signups for groups so far.

Homework:

Finish and print resumé by Tuesday.

Memorize monologue.

3/5

Classwork:

Finish scripts (print)

Homework:

P5: If you didn't finish in class, print at home.

P6: One extra day.

3/6

Classwork:

Start blocking skits.  

Homework:

Memorize lines by Monday

3/7

Classwork:

Block/rehearse.

Homework:

Memorize lines by Monday

3/8

Classwork:

Block/Rehearse

Assign monologues and resumés.

Homework:

Memorize lines by Monday

3/9

Classwork:

Take photos.

Block rehearse.

Begin performing skits next Friday.

Homework:

Memorize lines by Monday

2/26

Classwork:

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Last chance to vote on a show.

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Link to conflict schedule

Homework:

Post on the conflict schedule if needed. Work on your prop: due Thursday.

2/27

Classwork:

Work on scripts.

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Links to scripts

Homework:

Work on your prop: due Thursday.

2/28

Classwork:

Work on scripts.

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Links to scripts

Homework:

Work on your prop: due Tomorrow!

3/1

Classwork:

Props due.  

Type scripts.

Homework:

Finish and print one script.  Don't staple it.

3/2

Classwork:

Final, typed script due.

Homework:

None.

2/12

Classwork:

Finalize prop plan.

Begin writing scripts.

Homework:

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Comment on "possible shows"

Collect prop/costume piece materials.  Work on prop. Due 3/1.

2/13

Classwork:

Warm ups

Group time

Homework:

Collect prop/costume piece materials.  Work on prop. Due 3/1.

2/14

Classwork:

Warm ups

Group time

Homework:

Collect prop/costume piece materials.  Work on prop. Due 3/1.

2/15

Classwork:

Warm ups

Group time

Homework:

Collect prop/costume piece materials.  Work on prop. Due 3/1.

2/16

Classwork:

Warm ups

Group time

Homework:

Collect prop/costume piece materials.  Work on prop. Due 3/1.

2/5

Classwork:

Warm ups

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Learn about script formatting.

Homework:

Work on jungle script formatting.  Due Wednesday.

2/6

Classwork:

Get new groups.

Homework:

Finish jungle script formatting

2/7

Classwork:

Learn about group project.

Homework:

None

2/8

Classwork:

Continue group project.  Learn about making props or costume pieces.

Homework:

Decide your prop or costume piece plan.

2/9

Classwork:

Get prop or costume piece plan approved.

Continue planning with your group.

Homework:

Start looking for materials to make prop or costume piece.

1/29

Classwork:

Warm ups.

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Make vocab quizlets. 

Veterans make Jeopardy games using Jeopardy labs.

Homework:

Someone must play your game and record their score by Wednesday.

1/30

Classwork:

Warm ups

Homework:

Someone must play your game and record their score by Wednesday.

1/31

Classwork:

Cold reading practice.

Hitchhiker.

Store the costume racks.

Homework:

Study for the vocab quiz

2/1

Classwork:

Around the clock. (vocab game)

More hitchhiker.

Homework:

Study for the vocab quiz

2/2

Classwork:

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Drama vocabulary quiz

Homework:

None

1/22

Classwork:

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Review joke scoring tool.

Play CMM.

Homework:

Memorize and prepare for joke-telling on Wednesday.

1/23

Classwork:

Play CMM.

Practice your joke with a friend.

Receive theater vocabulary packet.

Play CMM again.

Homework:

Perfect your joke for tomorrow.

1/24

Classwork:

Joke performances.

Homework:

Study stage terms.

1/25

Classwork:

Get computer assignments.

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Make vocab quizlets. 

Veterans make Jeopardy games using Jeopardy labs.

Homework:

Study stage terms

1/26

Classwork:

Learning Day (no school)

Homework:

1/15

Holiday

1/16

Classwork:

--Intro to Mr. Oncay

--Greensheet

--First Day assignments (handout)

--House Competition

--Game: “Evolution”

Homework:

Email Mr. Oncay>Follow directions

First Day assignments (handout)

1/17

Classwork:

--Game: Name circle toss

--Who sent the email?

--Who did the survey?

--Pick a supervisor

--Fire drill practice

--FAQ: about rehearsals and the show.

Homework:

Fill out online information survey ("Resources" page)

1/18

Classwork:

Game: One minute skit

Make lists: What’s hard? What’s easy?

Handout: First reflection

Homework:

What I know about me...

1/19

Classwork:

Discuss homework in small groups.

Game: Charades

Visit the stage.

Homework:

Learn a school-friendly "story" joke to tell next week.

It should be a short joke (taking no longer than 30 seconds).

It must take at least 10 seconds to tell it.

It must have a "story" to it.

10/30

Classwork:

Read-throughs

Homework:

Bring contract and donation for t-shirt.

10/31

Classwork:

Groovy cast list revealed

Make groups for costumes, marketing, and tech

Homework:

Begin brainstorming costumes

11/1

Classwork:

Warm ups

Read in character

Group docs

Homework:

Cast A rehearsal 3pm

Work on costume brainstorm

11/2

Classwork:

Group docs

Then rehearse

Homework:

Costume brainstorm due 12/15.

Physical costume due 12/4.

11/3

Classwork:

Rehearse

Homework:

Cast B rehearsal 3pm

All drama links are on the bottom of Mr. Oncay's website.

10/23

Classwork:

Review audition forms.

Read through script

Homework:

None

10/24

Classwork:

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Review possible schedule.

Continue read through.

Homework:

Write in conflicts into CONFLICT SCHEDULE.

10/25

Classwork:

Warm ups and games.

Work on rehearsal schedule.

Homework:

None

10/26

Classwork:

TBD

Homework:

None

10/28

Classwork:

TBD

Homework:

None

10/16

No school

10/17

Classwork:

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Fill out audition form.

Hear about the plot.
Practice monologues.

Homework:

Practice monologue

10/18

Classwork:

Practice reading script.

Practice monologues.

Homework:

Last night to practice.

10/19

Classwork:

Monologues/auditions

Homework:

None

10/20

Classwork:

Monologues/auditions

Homework:

None

10/9

Classwork:

Review monologue assignment.

Begin making resumés

Homework:

Study for tomorrow's vocab quiz.

10/10

Classwork:

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Drama vocab quiz.

You'll need the password to take the quiz.

Homework:

Work on your resumé.  Print it by Wednesday night when you go to bed.

10/11

Classwork:

Resumé work.

Monologue rehearsal.

Homework:

Print the resumé tonight.

10/12

Classwork:

Resumé due.  

Monologue rehearsal.

Homework:

Rehearse your monologue.  Auditions Tuesday.

10/13

Classwork:

Rehearse monologue.  Auditions Tuesday.

Homework:

Same as yesterday.

10/2

Classwork:

Rehearse.  Finish your quizlet?

 

Homework:

Study for the drama vocab quiz

10/3

Classwork:

Perform in classes.

Homework:

Study for the drama vocab quiz

10/4

Classwork:

Perform in classes.

Review vocab.

Homework:

Study for the drama vocab quiz

10/5

Classwork:

Discuss shows.  Finalize ideas.

Review vocab.

Homework:

Study for the drama vocab quiz

10/6

Classwork:

Review vocab.

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Introduction to the monologue project. 

Take pictures.

Vocab Quiz Tuesday.

Homework:

Quizlet due by tomorrow.

9/25

Classwork:

Lines memorized by today.

Homework:

None

9/26

Classwork:

Rehearse

Homework:

None

9/27

Classwork:

Begin learning Drama vocab.

Homework:

None

9/28

Classwork:

No Mr. O.

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Create your Drama term quizlet stack.  Only work for twenty minutes today.

Then rehearse.

Homework:

None

9/29

Classwork:

No Mr. O

Continue work on your Quizlet stack.  

Then rehearse.

Homework:

Be ready for Monday!

9/18

Classwork:

Grade props.

Rehearse.

Homework:

Memorize lines.

9/19

Classwork:

Grade props.

Rehearse.

Homework:

Memorize lines.

9/20

Classwork:

Rehearse

Homework:

Memorize lines.

9/21

Classwork:

Discuss possible shows or show ideas.

Rehearse.

Homework:

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Comment on the show page. (at least two plays)

9/22

Classwork:

Rehearse.

Homework:

Lines must be memorized by Monday.

9/11

Classwork:

Warm up games.

Continue working on scripts.

Homework:

Work on prop.  Due Monday.

9/12

Classwork:

Same as yesterday

Homework:

Work on prop.  Due Monday.

9/13

Classwork:

Same as yesterday.

Homework:

Work on prop.  Due Monday.

9/14

Classwork:

Finish script in class.  

Homework:

Work on prop.  Due Monday.

9/15

Classwork:

Visit stage.

Begin script rehearsal.

Homework:

Work on prop.  Due Monday.

9/4

Holiday

9/5

Classwork:

--Warm ups (movement and voice)

--Work on fairytale project scripts (rough draft)

Homework:

None

9/6

Classwork:

--Work on fairytale project scripts (rough draft)

Homework:

Maybe someone works on the script?

9/7

Classwork:

Group work balance assessment.

Begin typing scripts.

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Link to script file

Homework:

None. Do NOT work on the script at home.

9/8

Classwork:

Game: CMM

Time for typing scripts.

Homework:

None

8/28

Classwork:

Warm up: CMM

Work on plot outlines

Each person must pick a prop or costume piece (visuals) to make: Mr. Oncay must approve these.

Homework:

Connect online?

8/29

Classwork:

Warm up: CMM

Finalize prop plan.

Group time for drafting.

Homework:

Work on your visual. Due 9/13

8/30

Classwork:

Warm up: Hitchiker

Group time for drafting

Homework:

Work on your visual. Due 9/13

8/31

Classwork:

Warm up: Hitchhiker

Group time for drafting

Homework:

Work on your visual. Due 9/13

9/1

Classwork:

Warm up: Name game

Group time for drafting

Homework:

Work on your visual. Due 9/13

8/21

Classwork:

Game: More "charades"

Handout: joke telling rubric

Script formatting handout.

Script proofreading handout.

Handout video or fairy tale rubric.

Homework:

Work on your joke for Wednesday.

8/22

Classwork:

Game: More "What are you doing?"

Joke questions?

Skills-o-matic assessment.

Time for script proofreading.

Homework:

Memorize your joke.  Be ready to tell it tomorrow.

8/23

Classwork:

Hear some of the jokes.

Brainstorming in groups.  

Homework:

None

8/24

Classwork:

More jokes.

Cold reading practice.

Talk about the props or costume pieces.

Homework:

None

BTSN tonight. 6-8pm

8/25

Classwork:

Game: CMM

Begin forming groups for first project.  Brainstorm.

Homework:

Work on prop. Due 9/8.

8/14

Classwork:

--Intro to Mr. Oncay

--Greensheet

--First Day assignments (handout)

--House Competition

--Game: “Evolution”

Homework:

Email Mr. Oncay>Follow directions

First Day assignments (handout)

Fill out online information survey ("Resources" page)

8/15

Classwork:

--Game: Name circle toss

--Who sent the email?

--Who did the survey?

--Pick a supervisor

--Fire drill practice

--FAQ: about rehearsals and the show.

Homework:

Same as Monday (if you haven’t already)

8/16

Classwork:

Game: One minute skit

Make lists: What’s hard? What’s easy?

Homework:

None

8/17 [assembly schedule]

Classwork:

Handout: “What I Know About Me”

Exercise: Boom Chikka Boom

Homework:

Finish "What I know about me..."

8/18

Classwork:

Discuss homework in small groups.

Game: Charades

Visit the stage.

Homework:

Learn a school-friendly "story" joke to tell next week.

It should be a short joke (taking no longer than 30 seconds).

It must take at least 10 seconds to tell it.

It must have a "story" to it.