Daily Lessons and Homework                                              

Mr. Oncay’s Drama Class, Grade 7/8

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Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

5/27

Holiday

5/28

Classwork:

Clean up!

Drama family time.

Homework:

Work on reflection for Oncademy awards.  It's only a 15 second video. 

5/29

Classwork:

Clean up!

Drama family time.

Homework:

Work on reflection for Oncademy awards.  Due tonight or by Thursday morning at 7:30am.

5/30

Classwork:

Clean up!

Drama family time.

Homework:

Finish final written reflection?

5/31

Classwork:

Fun.

Homework:

None.  

Oncademy awards on Monday.

5/20

Cast B Last Dress Rehearsal

5/21

Cast A1 Opening night:

You're here from 3pm to 9:30pm

5/22

Cast B1 Opening night:

You're here from 3pm to 9:30pm

5/23

Cast A2 Closing night:

You're here from 3pm to 9:30pm

5/24

Cast B2 Closing night:

You're here from 3pm to 9:30pm

Link for actors

All students already have access through their secure school account.  Please don't ask for access. 

5/13

Remember: CAST A2 dress rehearsal after school. 3-6PM

Everyone MUST be there.

5/14

Write your program bio ASAP.

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Here's the link.

5/15

Write your program bio ASAP.

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Here's the link.

The reflection form if you need it.

Extra Cast A rehearsal 3-5:30

5/16

Remember: CAST A1 dress rehearsal after school. 3-6PM

Everyone MUST be there.

5/17

Remember: CAST B1 dress rehearsal after school. 3-6PM

Everyone MUST be there.

5/6

Are you working on your theater review?  You can only work on it IN DRAMA class or rehearsal.

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Theater review links.

5/7

Costumes due.

  • Make sure they are hanging on hangers with a cover that is labeled.
  • Bring them before school.

Cast B rehearse after school

5/8

Have you finished your adjunct work?  It's all due Friday.

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Theater review links.

5/9

Start selling tickets at lunch today.

5/10

Makeup due.

  • Foundation, eyeliner, and maybe powder.
  • Make sure it is in a small labeled bag.

Cast A rehearse after school

4/29

4/30

5/1

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Vote on a shirt.

Remember to dress a little nicer for the field trip tomorrow.  AND BRING A LUNCH BEFORE SCHOOL.

5/2

Deliver your bag lunch to Mr. O's room BEFORE school.

Return to the MP room after attendance in Period 1 (8:40am).  Field trip from 8:45 to 1:30pm.  

5/3

Lines must be memorized!

Costume due to school 5/7.

Start looking for makeup.

4/22

See rehearsal schedule

Sort out t-shirt options.

4/8
See rehearsal schedule

4/1

Classwork:

Finish editing the script.

Pick a group (tech, costume, or marketing).

Begin blocking.

Homework:

Start your costume conversation. Final costume post due by Friday.

4/2

Classwork:

See rehearsal schedule.

Blocking and rehearsal.

Homework:

Work on costume document.

4/3

Classwork:

Blocking and rehearsal.

Homework:

Work on costume document.

Cast A rehearsal after school.

4/4

Classwork:

Blocking and rehearsal.

Homework:

Work on costume document.

Cast B rehearsal after school.

4/5

Classwork:

Blocking and rehearsal.

Homework:

If your costume is not approved, finish that post ASAP.

3/18

Learning Day

3/19

Classwork:

skits in classrooms.

Cold reading to determine parts.

Homework:

None.  Stay healthy.

P5 rehearsal after school.

3/20

Classwork:

skits in classrooms.

Cold reading to determine parts.

Start talking about adjunct groups.

Homework:

P6 rehearsal after school.

3/21

Classwork:

Full read through in character.

Start blocking.

Homework:

Start memorizing lines.

3/22

Classwork:

Start blocking.

Group time.

Homework:

Start memorizing lines.

3/11

Classwork:

Printout of monologue due.

First skits in classrooms.

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Link for teachers to sign up

Time to practice monologue and discuss audition.  Fill out audition form.

 

Homework:

Practice monologue.

Resumé due by Thursday.

3/12

Classwork:

More skits in classes.

Work on monologues and resumés

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Link to monologues/resumés

Homework:

Monologue memorized by tomorrow?

3/13

Classwork:

More skits in classes.

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Possible roles in the show.

Work on monologues and resumés

Link to monologues/resumés

Homework:

Auditions start tomorrow.

3/14

Classwork:

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Link for teachers to sign up

More skits in classes.

Auditions (resumé due, perform monologue).

Homework:

Be prepared for tomorrow.

3/15

Classwork:

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Link for teachers to sign up

More skits in classes.

Auditions

Homework:

Rest!

3/4

Classwork:

More team building.

Rehearse skits

Link for teachers to sign up

Homework:

Memorize lines. Finish prop by Thursday.

3/5

Classwork:

Rehearse skits.

Introduce resumé project.

Link to monologues/resumés

Homework:

Same as Monday

3/6

Classwork:

Work on resumé and monologue.

Rehearse scene.

Homework:

Same as Monday

Electives night.

3/7

Classwork:

Props due.  Bring them BEFORE SCHOOL.

Take pictures.

Rehearse.

Homework:

Be ready to perform tomorrow.

3/8

Classwork:

Perform skits in class (for a grade).

Homework:

Print out monologue (due Monday 3/11).

Monologue memorized by 3/13.

Resumé due 3/14.

Auditions 3/14 and 3/15

2/25

Classwork:

Discuss rehearsal schedule.

You were supposed to vote on a show.

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Link to famous scene scripts and prop ideas.

Homework:

Work on prop.  Due next Thursday

2/26

Classwork:

Warm up game.

Then time for skits/scripts.

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Link to famous scene scripts and prop ideas.

Homework:

Work on prop.  Due next Thursday

2/27

Classwork:

Discuss rehearsal schedule.

Start discussing t-shirts.

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Link to famous scene scripts and prop ideas.

Homework:

Work on prop.  Due next Thursday

2/28

Classwork:

TBA

Homework:

Work on prop.  Due next Thursday

3/1

Classwork:

TBA

Homework:

Work on prop.  Due next Thursday

2/11

Classwork:

Develop our famous scenes.

Homework:

Link to comment on plays.

2/12

Classwork:

BRING HEADPHONES.

Finish famous scene scripts.

Homework:

Finish script at home if not done.

2/13

Classwork:

Collaboration ratings.

Finish scripts by Friday end of the period.

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Fill in information about scene.

Talk about props. Due 3/4

Homework:

Start thinking about your prop plan.

Comment on a show by Friday.

2/14

Classwork:

Warm up.

Time for scripts.

Homework:

Make a plan for your prop work. Due 3/4

2/15

Classwork:

Another warm up.

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Link to famous scene scripts and prop ideas.

Homework:

Prop work?

2/4

Classwork:

Start brainstorming famous scenes project.

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Link to script writing directions.

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Script formatting practice. 

Homework:

None, or look for scenes.

2/5

Classwork:

Narrow ideas for a famous scene to act out.

  • Your group will choose a scene that has at least five people in it.  
  • It should take three to five minutes to act out.  
  • It should be popular enough that your audience will know it.

Continue script formatting.

Homework:

Look for scenes online. Help to make a plan for your group.

2/6

Classwork:

Hunt for scenes.

Continue script formatting.

Homework:

finish script formatting.

2/7

Classwork:

Script formatting due.

Must choose famous scene today.

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Fill in information about scene.

Start talking about props.

Homework:

Think about props

2/8

Classwork:

Warm up game.

Start planning famous scene.

Homework:

None.

1/28

Classwork:

Game.

Work in groups.

Mr. O out sick.

Homework:

None or study.

1/29

Classwork:

Game.

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vocab gravity games

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Another game to practice vocab.  You MUST play the 5x4 game to win a prize.

High scores so far: Abby and Ron (14), Ava, Ayanna, and Aryan (16)

 

Work in groups.

Mr. O out sick.

Homework:

None or study.

1/30

Classwork:

Game.

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vocab gravity games

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Another game to practice vocab.  You MUST play the 5x4 game to win a prize.

 

Work in groups.

Mr. O out sick.

Homework:

Study.

1/31

Classwork:

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Drama vocab quiz.

Homework:

None

2/1

Classwork:

TBD

Homework:

1/22

Classwork:

Period 6 only

Warm up.

Perform jokes.

Learn new drama vocab.

Get computer assignments.

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Start vocab quizlets. 

Homework:

Continue vocab quizlets?  Due by Friday.

1/23

Classwork:

Period 5 only

Warm up.

Perform jokes.

Learn new drama vocab.

Get computer assignments.

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Start vocab quizlets. 

Homework:

Continue vocab quizlets?  Due by Friday.

1/24

Classwork:

Game: CMM

Time for vocab work.

Homework:

Finish vocab quizlets by Monday (deadline extended).  Quiz next week on Thursday. 

1/25

Classwork:

Finish quizlets.

Improv game.  

Begin talking about groups.

Homework:

Finish quizlet? .

1/14

Classwork:

--Intro to Mr. Oncay

--Greensheet

--First Day assignments (handout)

--House Competition

--Game: “Evolution”

Homework:

Sign up for "Remind"

Email Mr. Oncay>Follow directions

First Day assignments (handout)

Fill out online information survey ("Resources" page)

1/15

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:

None, unless you haven't done yesterday's assignment.

1/16

Classwork:

--Handout: joke telling rubric

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

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.

Game: charades

Homework:

Memorize and practice your joke. Due Monday.

1/17

Classwork:

Game: What are you doing

Handout: “What I Know About Me” (reflection)

Game: One minute skit

Homework:

Reflection due tomorrow.  Printout of joke due tomorrow.

Joke due Tuesday or Wednesday.

1/18

Classwork:

Submit first reflection.

Practice your joke with a partner. Make improvements.

Visit stage. Practice projection and choreo. Practice fire drill?

Homework:

Practice joke for Monday.

1/7

Classwork:

Clean up.

Introduce the video reflection. Drama final reflection (paper).

Improv games?

Homework:

Submit a video reflection.

1/8

Classwork:

Watch the rest of Willy Wonka

Homework:

Submit a video reflection. Due!!

1/9

Classwork:

More of the movie?

Homework:

None. (Unless you haven't submitted something).

1/10

Classwork:

More of the movie?  Games? Cleaning?

Homework:

None

1/11

Classwork:

Oncademy awards

Homework:

None.  You'll be missed Drama family!

Big week!  Too busy to keep up this page this week.  Showtime!

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Cast A Oncademy Voting

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Cast B Oncademy Voting

12/10

12/11

Program Bio Due

Pizza money due

12/12

Cast A: Dress rehearsal 3-6pm

12/13

Cast B: Dress rehearsal 3-6pm

12/14

Cast A: Dress rehearsal 3-6pm

12/3

Classwork:

Rehearse.

Theater review due tomorrow.

Homework:

Cast B rehearse after school

12/4

Classwork:

Theater review due.

Rehearse.

Homework:

Make up due Thursday

12/5

Classwork:

Rehearse.

Homework:

Cast A rehearse after school

12/6

Classwork:

Makeup due.  

Rehearse

Homework:

Get money for pizza ($10)

 

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Fill out program bio

12/7

Classwork:

Rehearse.

Homework:

Get money for pizza ($10)

Fill out program bio

11/26

Classwork:

Rehearse

Costume due today (labeled the way that was assigned)

Finish theater review by Friday 12/4.  Do not work on it at home.

Homework:

Costume work? Memorize lines?

11/27

Classwork:

Rehearse

Homework:

Rehearsal for Cast B after school

11/28

Classwork:

costumes and pictures

Homework:

Same as Monday

11/29

Classwork:

theater review time

Homework:

Same as Monday

11/30

Classwork:

Rehearse

Homework:

Rehearsal for Cast A after school

11/12

Classwork:

Holiday

Homework:

11/13

Classwork:

Work on small groups on marketing.  Air quality impacting our rehearsal time.  

Learn how to cover and label the costume.

Homework:

Costume due 11/26.

Makeup due 12/6

11/14

Classwork:

Rehearse and marketing.

Homework:

Costume due 11/26.

Makeup due 12/6

11/15

Classwork:

Set up file for the theater review.

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Link to theater reviews.

Rehearse and marketing.

Homework:

Field trip to the theater tonight, 5pm to 9:30pm.  Make sure you are being picked up by an adult at 9:30pm.

11/16

Classwork:

Homework:

Costume due 11/26.

Makeup due 12/6

11/5

Classwork:

Rehearse (check memorized lines)

Cool video of paper props being made.

Homework:

Memorize lines (if you weren't ready today)

11/6

Classwork:

Rehearse (check memorized lines)

Homework:

Look for costume parts.

Review lines.

11/7

Classwork:

Rehearse

Homework:

Look for costume parts.

Review lines.

11/8

Classwork:

Start banners. Marketing day. Tech day.

Homework:

Look for costume parts.

Review lines.

11/9

Classwork:

No Mr. O today.

Watch part of a movie.

Homework:

Look for costume parts.

Review lines.

10/29

Classwork:

Rehearse

Hopefully your costume is approved.  If not, keep posting edits until it is approved.

Homework:

Memorize all lines by 11/5.

Collect costume parts by 11/26.

10/30

Classwork:

Rehearse

Homework:

Cast A rehearsal after school

Memorize all lines by 11/5.

Collect costume parts by 11/26.

10/31

Classwork:

Rehearse

Homework:

Memorize all lines by 11/5.

Collect costume parts by 11/26.

11/1

Classwork:

Rehearse

Homework:

Cast B rehearsal after school

Memorize all lines by 11/5.

Collect costume parts by 11/26.

11/2

Classwork:

Rehearse

Homework:

Memorize all lines by 11/5.

Collect costume parts by 11/26.

10/22

Classwork:

Rehearse.

Homework:

Memorize lines.

Finish costume post by 10/25

10/23

Classwork:

Rehearse.

Homework:

Memorize lines.

Finish costume post by 10/25

10/24

Classwork:

Rehearse.

Homework:

Memorize lines.

Finish costume post by 10/25

10/25

Classwork:

Group work balance again:

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 Period 6

Rehearse

Homework:

Cast A rehearsal after school.

Memorize lines.

If your costume is approved, start working on tracking it down.

10/26

Classwork:

Rehearse

Homework:

Cast B rehearsal after school.

Memorize lines.

If your costume is approved, start working on tracking it down.

10/15

Classwork:

Non-school day

Homework:

10/16

Classwork:

Skits in classes and Drama

Costume page (see above)

Homework:

Memorize lines

Work on costume

Cast A rehearsal after school

10/17

Classwork:

Skits in classes and Drama

Homework:

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Practice vocabulary. 

Memorize lines

Work on costume

Cast B rehearsal after school

10/18

Classwork:

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Drama vocab quiz.

Rehearse

Homework:

Memorize lines.

Work on costume.

10/19

Classwork:

Group work balance again:

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Period 5  |  Period 6

Last group skits.

Then rehearse.

Take props home.

Homework:

Memorize lines.

Work on costume.

10/8

Classwork:

Perform skits

Auditions with monologues.

Homework:

Be prepared for your monologue.  

10/9

Classwork:

Perform skits.

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Learn vocabulary. 

Current top score: 15 (Natalie Y, Andrew Z, and Anish A)

Homework:

Be prepared for your monologue.  

10/10

Classwork:

Perform skits.

Auditions with monologues.

Homework:

Cast A rehearsal after school.

Finalize roles.

10/11

Classwork:

Perform skits

Talk about vocabulary.

Homework:

Cast B rehearsal after school.

Finalize roles.

10/12

Classwork:

Perform skits.

Talk about groups.

Rehearse Winifred.

Homework:

Memorize lines.  Start looking for a costume.

Link to Skit schedule.

10/1

Classwork:

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Begin search for monologue.

Begin Drama résumé. Due Monday.

Homework:

Finish posting monologue for approval.  Memorize skit lines by 10/3

10/2

Classwork:

Rehearse skit.

Homework:

Memorize skit lines by tomorrow.

10/3

Classwork:

Take pictures for résumé.

Rehearse

Homework:

Work on Drama résumé. Due Monday.

10/4

Classwork:

Rehearse.

Homework:

Work on Drama résumé. Due Monday.

Memorize your monologue.

Print it out to practice tomorrow.

10/5

Classwork:

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Role preference form, CAST A

Role preference form, CAST B.

Practice monologues with partners.

Rehearse

Homework:

Auditions Monday and Tuesday.

Memorize your monologue

9/24

Classwork:

PROPS DUE TODAY.  Bring it before school.

Receive and read through scripts.  Make adjustments. Begin blocking.

Homework:

Memorize lines for skit.

9/25

Classwork:

Warm up, then rehearse your skit in groups.

Homework:

Memorize lines for skit.

9/26

Classwork:

Warm up, then rehearse your skit in groups.

Homework:

Memorize lines for skit.

9/27

Classwork:

Warm up, then rehearse your skit in groups.

Homework:

Memorize lines for skit.

9/28

Classwork:

Warm up, then rehearse your skit in groups.

Homework:

Memorize lines for skit.

9/17

Classwork:

Finish group ratings:

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Group ratings P5

Group ratings P6

Work on drafts.

Homework:

Check production schedule

Draft due end of class tomorrow.

Work on prop?  

9/18

Classwork:

Start typing final draft?

Final draft due Thursday.

Links to scripts

Homework:

Work on scripts

Prop due 9/24.

9/19

Classwork:

Type final draft.

Final draft due Thursday.

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Links to scripts

Homework:

Work on scripts and props.

9/20

Classwork:

CMM or Hitchhiker to warm up.

Final draft of script due today.

Homework:

Prop due 9/24.

9/21

Learning Day 

9/10

Classwork:

Warm up: CMM

Time to work in groups.

Homework:

none

9/11

Classwork:

Warm up: CMM

Time to work in groups.

Homework:

Work on prop.  Due 9/21.

9/12

Classwork:

Warm up: Talk about rehearsal schedule.

Time to work in groups.

Homework:

Work on prop.  Due 9/21.

9/13

Classwork:

Warm up: Talk about field trip.

Time to work in groups.

Homework:

Work on prop.  Due 9/21.

9/14

Classwork:

Warm up: CMM

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Group ratings P5

Group ratings P6

Time to work in groups.

Homework:

Work on prop.  Due 9/21.

9/3

Holiday

9/4

Classwork:

Warm up: CMM

Time for group work

Homework:

Consider prop supplies. Due 9/24

9/5

Classwork:

Warm up: What are you doing?

Time for groups

Homework:

Consider prop supplies. Due 9/24

9/6

Classwork:

Final approval of plot ideas.

Start writing drafts.

Homework:

Consider prop supplies. Due 9/24

9/7

Classwork:

Warm up: Hitchhiker

Work in groups.

Homework:

Work on the prop.  Due 9/24

8/27

Classwork:

Introduce script formatting

Handout Script Proofreading #1

Voice practice on stage.

Homework:

Finish script proofreading #1

8/28

Classwork:

Grade homework.

Cold reading practice

What are you doing?

Homework:

None

8/29

Classwork:

Form groups.

Handout fairytale/infomercial project.

Homework:

Brainstorm a prop idea.

8/30

Classwork:

Cold reading practice.

Game: CMM

Group time. Present prop ideas.

Homework:

Start planning for prop.

8/31

Classwork:

Group time.  Approval necessary today.

Homework:

Work on prop.  Due 9/24.

8/20

Classwork:

--Game: Name circle toss again.

--Who sent the email?

--Who did the survey?

--Handout: joke telling rubric (due date postponed to Friday)

Fire drill practice.

Game: charades

Homework:

Memorize and practice your joke. Due Wednesday.

8/21

Classwork:

Game: What are you doing

Game: One minute skit

Homework:

Memorize and practice your joke. Due Wednesday

8/22

Classwork:

Joke practice with a partner.

Handout: “What I Know About Me”

Exercise: Boom Chikka Boom

Homework:

Finish "What I know about me" handout by Friday.

Memorize and practice your joke. Due Friday

8/23

Classwork:

Practice joke again.

Visit stage. Practice projection and choreo.

Finish: What I know about me.

Homework:

Finish "What I know about me" handout by Friday.

Be prepared to perform tomorrow.

8/24

Classwork:

Submit first reflection.

Perform jokes

Homework:

None.

8/13

Classwork:

This page will grow into a big calendar over the course of the year.

Homework:

8/14

Classwork:

Homework:

8/15

Classwork:

Homework:

8/16

Classwork:

--Intro to Mr. Oncay

--Greensheet

--First Day assignments (handout)

--House Competition

--Game: “Evolution”

Homework:

Sign up for "Remind"

Email Mr. Oncay>Follow directions

First Day assignments (handout)

Fill out online information survey ("Resources" page)

8/17

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:

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

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.