Drama agenda week 8

DEVELOPING YOUR VOICE……                                                                                Oct 14-18, 2019

Learning target/ Standard

Performance Task

Success Criteria

Mon 10/14

#4 VOICE:

(go to LGI room, where you can lay down)

*Define relaxation.

*Understand the function and importance of relaxation.

*participate in drills to improve relaxation.

Topic: relaxation

Warm up: Q pg 83; do action #6,7,8

Read pg 83-84  to class

Do ACTION# (pg 84)

     #3 space walk

     #5 Body Parts in Motion

     #4 Silence is golden!

     #2 Away with Tension

Words to know: relaxation, posture

Understand the topic of relaxation, and why it is important as an actor.

Participate in drills and exercises to improve on your relaxation.

Tues 10/15

#4 VOICE:

(meet in LGI room, where you can lay down, take textbooks with you)

*Define breathing.

*Understand the function and importance of breathing.

*participate in drills to improve breathing.

Topic: breathing

Warm-up- (pg 83) read passage and see how far you can get with one breath……..

Read pg 85-86 to class

Do ACTION # (pg 85-86)

     #1 Book rest

     #3 Air release

     #5 Ah!!!

     #4 Ha ha ha ha….

     #7 Pucker up!

     #9 Poetry for breath control

Words to know: breathing, diaphragm, breath control

Understand the topic of breathing, and why it is important as an actor.

Participate in drills and exercises to improve on your breathing.

Wed 10/16

#4 VOICE:

*Define quality, pitch and flexibility.

*Understand the function and importance of quality, pitch, and flexibility.

*Recognize and break bak speaking habits.

*Participate in drills to improve your voice quality, pitch and flexibility.

*Begin developing good speaking habits for a lifetime.

Topic: quality, pitch & flexibility

Warm-up- who has distinct voices? Darth Vader, Janice (from friends), etc???

Say the following 3 different ways (by changing your voice):

            “What happened to you?”

Quality: read section (pg 90) to class,

Do ACTION # (pg 90-91 )

     #1 Quality warm ups

     #2 Emotional survey

     #3 Louder, I can’t hear you

Pitch: read section (pg 91) to class

Do ACTION # (pg 91-92)

   #1 Which pitch do you use?

  #2 Rising and Falling Inflection

     #3 What did you say? (take volunteers)

     #5 Would you please repeat that?

Flexibility: read section (pg 92) to class

Do ACTION # (pg 92-93)

     #2 Express yourself with a song

Words to know: quality, pitch, vocal folds, inflection, flexibility, poise

Understand the topics of quality, pitch, and flexibility, and why they are important as an actor.

Participate in drills and exercises to improve on your quality, pitch, and flexibility.

Thurs 10/17
#4 VOICE:

*Define articulation.

*Understand the functions and importance of articulation.

*Participate in drills to improve on articulation.

Topic: Articulation

Warm-up- smile and frown 3 times, neck rolls, shoulder shrugs, “chew, chew, chew”, “Wow, wow, wow”

Articulation:: read section (pg 94) to class,

Do ACTION # (pg 94-96 )

     #1 Tongue Twisters (in partners, then pick

          one to share with the class).

     #4 Father to Son (as a class)

Rest of hour- get into groups of 4 or 5: start looking for a play to perform

Words to know: articulation

Understand the topic of articulation, and why it is important as an actor.

Participate in drills and exercises to improve on your articulation.

Fri 10/18

IMPROVISATION:

*develop self-confidence through improvisation

*continue building our classroom community through play

Improv games!:

Students should be able to participate in the improv games with comfort, ease and a willingness to try