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Acting:  Week 4
(February 28 - March 4, 2022 )

Important terms are in RED.

Google Classroom assignments are in BLUE.

If ABSENT, you are REQUIRED to read / understand / do all learning activities posted for that day, even if it's not an "assignment".  

DAYS 1: 

1.)  Reviewed / Re-visited

2.) Rehearsed scenes for performance.  Discussed rehearsing with your AUDIENCE in mind.

  • How can you make your intentions MORE CLEAR to your audience?

  • What do you want your audience to FEEL as the result of your performance?

  • What do you want your audience to THINK as a result of your performance?

3.) Performed scenes for class audience and received feedback.  (Note:  Students are required to write their audience feedback on their  REFLECTION #1 (Color Scene)" in Google Classroom)


1.) Finished performing scenes (and receiving feedback).

2.) Completed the final two questions on  REFLECTION #1 (Color Scene)" in Google Classroom)  If absent, be sure to do this on your own time.

2.) Discussed that in the next part of our unit, we will be focusing on WHERE dramatic stories are performed and HOW to "tell" great stories on stage.

  • Learned about the different types of stages on which shows can be performed ("KP's Theatre Class - Types of Stages) and took notes in Google Classroom - "Acting CLASS NOTES").  If absent, be sure to do this before returning to class.

  • Observed various photos from shows staged in the OHS Black Box Theatre and discussed/analyzed each.

5.) Participated in a guided tour of the OHS stage and adjoining theatre spaces.

DAY 3:  

1.)  Reviewed types of stages 

2.)  Journaled (in Google Classroom PROCESS Journal):  What kind of environment do you want for this performance based class?  What qualities/things would help you better learn and take creative risks?  (Journal Title:  Our Class Environment) If absent, be sure to do this on your own.  We discussed as a class.

DAY 4:  

1.) Ms. Price introduced the concept of "showing more than you tell" and "creating believability" with your acting choices.

2.) Participated in Partner Pantomime/Believability activities (led by Ms. Price).

3.) Watched a video ("KP's Theatre Class - Stage Directions") and took notes in Google Classroom "Acting Class Notes" Journal.  (Only watched to 3:28.)

4.) Practiced stage directions with a class activity.

5.) Explored ideas by creating a scene with a partner to specific stage directions given by Ms. Price (See "Stage Directions Scene" in Google Classroom.)

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