Drama agenda week 9

DEVELOPING YOUR VOICE…...con’t                                                                   Oct 21-25, 2019

Learning target/ Standard

Performance Task

Success Criteria

Mon 10/21

#4 VOICE:

*Define pronunciation.

*Understand the functions and importance of pronunciation.

*Participate in drills to improve on pronunciation.

I can read a script, and understand key components of plot, setting, characters, and theme.

Topic: pronunciation

Warm up: What are the different ways to pronounce these words: mischievous, tomato,  indict, theatre, advertisement, get, acquittal?  Where would you go to find out?

Watch Video clip: “Top 27 Mispronounced Words” by Good Mythical Morning

Read pg 96-97  to class

Do ACTION# (pg 97-98)

     #1 Pronunciation Check (put on

          smartboard)

     #2 It’s all in the endings

Words to know: diction, dialect, accent

3-4 person skits:

 Find one-act play or skit

Participate in drills to improve your pronunciation.

Get into groups of 3 or 4 and begin looking for a one-act play or short skit to perform.

Tue 10/22

#4 VOICE:

*Define volume.

*Understand the functions and importance of volume.

*Participate in drills to improve on volume.

I can read a script, and understand key components of plot, setting, characters, and theme.

Topic: Volume

Warm-up- watch volume clip from C3 on Asian girl in Pitch Perfect

Read pg 98-99 to class

Do ACTION # (pg 99)

     #1 Counting the 5s

     #2 counting the 5s with stress

     #4 ABCs

Words to know: volume

WORK DAY on 3-4 person skits-

Find play, and then read it through two times for understanding of plot and theme

Participate in drills to improve your volume.

Continue looking for play, once you find it, make copies.

Wed 10/23

#4 VOICE:

*Define rate.

*Understand the functions and importance of rate.

*Participate in drills to improve on rate.

I can read a script, and understand key components of plot, setting, characters, and theme.

Topic: Rate

Warm-up- explain why listening to someone talk too fast or too slow results in ineffective communication.

Read pg 99-100 to class

Do ACTION # (pg 100)

     #1 Watching time go by (use metronome on

          phone instead of a watch)

     #3 Rhyme time (make copies of Silver by

          Walter de la Mare.)  Practice varying

          speeds for optimal performance.  Take

          volunteers to share out.

Words to know: rate

Continue looking for 3-4 person skits; make copies and start highlighting.  Begin running lines.

Participate in drills to improve your rate.

Continue looking for play, once you find it, make copies.

Highlight your parts

Begin running lines

Thur 10/24

#4 VOICE:

*Define projection.

*Understand the functions and importance of projection..

*Participate in drills to improve on projection.

I can read a script, and understand key components of plot, setting, characters, and theme.

Topic: Projection

Warm-up- Go outside (if weather permits). Form circle. Neck rolls, shoulder shrugs, mouth warm ups. Say your ABCs projecting to the other side of the circle.  Now sing Happy Birthday, same way. Now read Whether the Weather tongue twister (have copies ready)

Read section (pg 101-102) to class (projection DOES NOT equal shouting)

Do ACTION # (pg 102)

     #1 Outdoor theater (have monologues ready) Give time to select monologue and practice, then head outside again.

Words to know: projection

Run lines on 3-4 person skits.  Take note of props, scenery and costumes needed.

Participate in drills to improve your projection.  

Know the difference between projection and shouting.

Highlight your parts

Run lines in an effort to get familiar

Fri 10/25

I can read a script, and understand key components of plot, setting, characters, and theme.

IMPROVISATION:

*develop self-confidence through improvisation

*continue building our classroom community through play

Run lines on 3-4 person skits.  Take note of props, scenery and costumes needed.

Improv games

      Last Day of the Quarter!!

Run lines in an effort to get familiar

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