Daily Lessons and Homework                                              

Mr. Oncay’s Drama Class, Grade 7/8

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Drama video reflection directions

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Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

3/27

Classwork:

Get scripts.  Start reading.

Homework:

Start memorizing lines.

Must be OFF SCRIPT by 4/17 (the end of spring break).

3/28

Classwork:

Setup groups:

Marketing log

Costume Log

Tech log

More reading.

Homework:

Rehearsal after school A2

Memorize lines.

3/29

Classwork

Rehearsal in class.

Homework:

Fill in the conflict schedule

Memorize lines.

3/30

Same as yesterday

4/1

Same as yesterday

Rehearsal for B2 after school.

3/20

Classwork:

-Skits in classes

-Audtions. Resumés due.

Homework:

Prep for auditions tomorrow.

3/21

Classwork:

-Skits in classes

-Audtions. Resumés due.

Homework:

Possible auditions tomorrow.

3/22

Classwork:

-Audtions. Resumés due.

Homework:

Rehearsal Cast A 3:10

3/23

Classwork:

Make groups.

Rehearsal

Homework:

Memorize lines

Rehearsal Cast B 3:10

3/24

Classwork:

Rehearsal

Homework:

Memorize lines

3/13

Classwork:

First day visiting classrooms.

Homework:

None

3/14

Classwork:

Skits in classrooms.

Begin monologues/resumés

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Click this link for the list

Homework:

Study monologue.  Auditions Monday/Tuesday

3/15

Classwork:

Skits in classrooms.

Review vocab. Quiz next week.

More time for resumés.

Homework:

Prepare for audition Monday

3/16

Classwork:

Skits in classrooms.

Practice monologues.

Homework:

Prepare for Monday's audition.

3/17

Classwork:

Skits in classrooms.

The MegaPonderer (old)

New link maybe (click here)

Resumés due end of period.

Homework:

Memorize monologue.  Auditions Monday/Tuesday

2/27

Classwork:

Prop due.

Work in groups.

Homework:

At least two comments and one vote online.

2/28

Classwork:

Discuss possible shows.

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Link to shows

Group work. Rehearse for skits.

Skits start next week!

3/7.

Homework:

Memorize your lines.

3/1

Classwork:

Group work. Rehearse skits.

Homework:

Memorize your lines.

3/2

Classwork:

Introduce drama vocabulary.

Group work. Rehearse skits.

Homework:

Memorize your lines.

 

3/3

Classwork:

Continue drama vocabulary.

Group work. Rehearse skits.

Homework:

Memorize your lines.

2/13

Classwork:

CMM to work on creativity and emotional control.

Then group time.

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-Link to scripts

Homework:

Work on your prop.  Due 2/27

2/14

Classwork:

Play hitchhiker.

More group time.

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-Link to scripts

Homework:

Work on your prop.  Due 2/27

2/15

Classwork:

Homework:

2/16

Classwork:

Homework:

2/17

Classwork:

Homework:

2/6

Classwork:

-(game) Hitchhiker

Hopefully all plots approved.  Start writing scripts.

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-Link to scripts

Homework:

None

2/7

Classwork:

-(game) party quirks

-Continue working in groups.

Homework:

Start working on prop.  Due 2/27 (the day that you come back from break)

2/8

Classwork:

Tongue twisters.

group time

Homework:

start working on prop

2/9

Classwork:

Watch CMM video

Play CMM

-group time

Homework:

prop work

2/10

Classwork:

-Group time

Homework:

prop work

1/30

Classwork:

Warm up: CMM

Grade script proofreading.

Cold reading practice.

Talk about fairy tale project.

Homework:

None

1/31

Classwork:

--Cold reading

--More about fairy tale project (sample)

--Learn new groups. Mini game. Cool trick.

--Brainstorm fairy tale and infomercial ideas.

Homework:

None

2/1

Classwork:

-WAYD practice

-Cold reading

Homework:

None

2/2

Classwork:

-Begin group work.

-Preview fairytale script.

-Preview infomercial.

Homework:

None

2/3

Classwork:

-Play "party quirks" and talk about stock characters.

-More group work.

Homework:

None

1/23

Classwork:

Homework?

House competition

Supervisor selection

One-minute skits

WAYD

Homework:

Make sure your joke is memorized for tomorrow.

1/24

Classwork:

Jokes.

Finish skits.

Lists: What is easy: What is hard about acting.

CMM

Homework:

None.

1/25

Classwork:

Cold reading practice.

CMM

Visit the stage.

Homework:

None

1/26

Classwork:

Assembly schedule.

More cold reading.

Script reading / writing format.

Homework:

None (unless you didn't finish the worksheet).

1/27

Learning day. No school

1/16

Holiday

1/17

Classwork:

Classwork:

--Intro to Mr. Oncay

--Greensheet

--First Day assignments (handout)

--Photos/Music question

--Game: Name circle toss

--Game: “Evolution”

Homework:

--Email Mr. Oncay>Follow directions

--First Day assignments (handout)

--Fill out online information survey ("Resources" page)

1/18

Classwork:

--Who sent the email?

--Who did the survey?

--Assign computers

--Make skit groups.

--FAQ: about rehearsals and the show.

--Game: What are you doing?

Homework:

Same as yesterday if you didn't already...

1/19

Classwork:

No Mr. Oncay today.

Research:

--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 should have a "story" to it.

--What are you doing?

Homework:

Memorize and perfect your joke.

1/20

Classwork:

--Prep for one minute skit.

--Joke progress?

--Visit the stage

--"What I know about me..."

--Pick a supervisor

--Fire drill practice

Homework:

Same as yesterday

1/9

Classwork:

Paper reflections due.

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Add a video reflection to your class folder.

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Homework:

Upload a video to the correct folder.

1/10

Classwork:

Rehearsal

Homework:

Performance night A1

1/11

Classwork:

Rehearsal

Homework:

Performance night B1

1/12

Classwork:

Rehearsal

Homework:  

Performance night A2

Take costumes and makeup home

1/13

Classwork:

Oncademy awards

Homework:

Performance night B2

Take costumes and makeup home

truncated calendar

10/31

The daily schedule is now mostly focused on rehearsals.  Refer to the rehearsal schedule for most work.

11/1

11/2

11/3

11/4

Upcoming:

--field trip 11/17.

--off script by 11/28

10/24

Classwork:

Vocabulary review mingle.

Homework:

memorize lines

10/25

Classwork:

Vocab crossword.

Time to work on costume page.

Homework:

memorize lines.

Cast B rehearse after school

10/26

Classwork:

Drama reflections

Grade crossword

Homework:

Make sure you post on the costume page.

Cast A rehearse after school

10/27

Classwork:

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Vocab quiz.  

Then rehearsal.

Homework:

memorize lines.

10/28

Classwork:

Rehearsal.

Homework:

memorize lines

10/17

Classwork:

"Call backs"

Clean up stage.

Homework:

None

10/18

Classwork:

Cast list comes out.

Clean up stage.

Read through.

Homework:

None

A1 rehearsal @3:10

10/19

Classwork:

Make groups

Type conflicts.

Homework:

Memorize lines.

10/20

Classwork:

Type conflicts.

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Use this conflict link

Blocking time.

Homework:

Memorize lines

B1 rehearsal @3:10

10/21

Classwork:

No school

Homework:

10/10

Classwork:

Auditions (monologues)

Homework:

None, Unless you still owe Mr. O some paperwork.

10/11

Classwork:

Auditions (monologues)

More read-through

Homework:

Still waiting on contracts and donations for t-shirts

10/12

Classwork:

Warm up - archetypical characters

Cold reading practice

Homework:

Paperwork?

10/13

Classwork:

Drama terms handout.

Study drama terms for quiz next week.

Homework:

Study terms.

10/14

Classwork:

Warm up - Blocking practice

Introduction to lights and sound

Homework:

Study terms.

Don't forget to make a plan around rehearsals starting next week.

10/3

Classwork:

Perform in classes.

Review play.

Time for resumés.

Review audition videos.

Homework:

Be sure to get monologue approval and start practicing.

10/4

Classwork:

Perform in classes.

Time for resumés.

Print monologues.

Homework:

Practice your monologue.

Print resumé at home if you don't want to risk Mr. O's printer.

10/5

Classwork:

Resumé due during first fifteen minutes.

Monologue practice time.

Game.

Homework:

Practice your monologue

10/6

Classwork:

Make thank you cards.

Audition rubric handout.

Practice monologue.

More cold reading from "Vaudeville."

Homework:

Practice monologue

10/7

Classwork:

Time on stage.  Practice monologues.

Game.

Homework:

Be ready for auditions on Monday or Tuesday.

9/26

Classwork:

Scripts in class

Homework:

None

9/27

Classwork:

Fix problems with presentation.

Group balance discussion.

Review new play

Homework:

Look for monologues

9/28

Classwork:

Group time to perfect skit.

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Link to monologue page

 

Work on monologues

Homework:

Look for monologues.  

9/29

Classwork:

Some groups in classrooms.

Pictures today.

Work on resumés.

Homework:

Once your monologue is approved, memorize it.

9/30

Classwork:

Some groups in classrooms.

Work on resumés.

Game.

Homework:

Memorize monologue.  Auditions on 10/10 and 10/11.

9/19

Classwork:

Some cold reading practice.

Rehearse in groups.

Homework:

Off script by Wednesday (memorize lines)

9/20

Classwork:

Review online comments.

Rehearse in groups.

Homework:

Off script by Wednesday (memorize lines)

9/21

Classwork:

Rehearse in groups.

Grade line memorization.

Homework:

Perform in class Friday, so be ready.

9/22

Classwork:

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Group work balance P5

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Group work balance P6

Rehearsal time extended.

Homework:

Be ready to perform next week.

9/23

Classwork:

Last day to rehearse.

Homework:

Fairy tale performances next week.

Infomercials due Thursday.

9/12

Classwork:

--Rehearse/block/film
--Off script by Monday.

Homework:

Props due tomorrow.

Memorize lines.

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Here's that prop craft that I mentioned in class.

9/13

Classwork:

Check props.

--Rehearse/block/film
--Off script by Monday.

Homework:

Memorize lines.

9/14

Classwork:

--articulation video issue (play the video at the top and tell me the issue you hear)

--Rehearse/block/film
--Off script by Monday.

Homework:

Memorize lines.

9/15

Classwork:

Review online posts about plays.

--Rehearse/block/film
--Off script by Monday.

Homework:

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Make a comment about a play by Monday.

Memorize lines.

9/16

Staff learning day

Memorize lines.

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Make a comment about a play by Monday.

9/5

Holiday

9/6

Classwork:

Time in groups and prop answers.

Homework:

Work on your handmade prop or costume piece.  Due 9/13.

9/7

Classwork:

Time in groups.

Game: CMM

Homework:

Work on your handmade prop or costume piece.  Due 9/13.

9/8

Classwork:

Time in groups.

Game: Hitchhiker

Homework:

Work on your handmade prop or costume piece.  Due 9/13.

9/9

Classwork:

Typed, printed script due.

Cold reading practice.

Homework:

Work on your handmade prop or costume piece.  Due 9/13.

8/29

Classwork:

Warm up: CMM

Group time. Finish plot outline.

Mr. O needs to approve prop.

Prop due 9/13

Homework:

Work on prop or costume piece.

8/30

Classwork:

Warm up: CMM

Group time.  Start rough-drafting script.

Homework:

Work on prop or costume piece

8/31

Classwork:

Warm up: Hitchhiker

Group/Script time.

Homework:

Work on prop or costume piece

9/1

Classwork:

Name game.

Start typing if possible:

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Link to online scripts.  (coming soon)

Due 9/9.

Homework:

Work on prop or costume piece

Due 9/13.

9/2

Classwork:

Warm up: Hitchhiker

Group time.

Report prop progress to Mr. O

Homework:

Work on prop or costume piece

8/22

Classwork:

Game: More "charades"

Handout: joke telling rubric

Handout video or fairy tale rubric.

Begin forming groups for first project.  Brainstorm.

Homework:

Connect with your group online.

8/23

Classwork:

Hear some of the jokes.  Brainstorming in groups.  

Talk about the props or costume pieces.

A little group time.  

Game: More "What are you doing?"

Homework:

Start thinking about a prop or costume piece to make.

8/24

Classwork:

Script formatting handout.

Script proofreading #1 handout.

Group time. Write rough draft script.

Homework:

Script proofreading #1 due by Friday.

8/25

Classwork:

Cold reading practice.

Group time.

Homework:

Script proofreading #1 due tomorrow.

BTSN tonight.

8/26

Classwork:

Game: CMM

Grade proofreading handout.  

Tell Mr. Oncay about your prop or costume piece. When approved, start working on it.

Homework:

Work on prop. Due 9/8.

8/15

Classwork:

--Intro to Mr. Oncay

--Greensheet

--First Day assignments (handout)

--House Competition

--Photos/Music question

--Game: “Evolution”

Homework:

--Email Mr. Oncay>Follow directions

--First Day assignments (handout)

--Fill out online information survey ("Resources" page)

8/16

Classwork: [Assembly schedule]

--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)

8/17

Classwork:

--Game: One minute skit

--Make lists: What’s hard? What’s easy?

Homework:

None

8/18

Classwork:

--Handout: “What I Know About Me”

--Exercise: Boom Chikka Boom

Homework:

Finish "What I know about me..."

8/19

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 should have a "story" to it.