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Acting:  Week 4

(February 16-19, 2021 )

Important terms are in RED.

Google Classroom assignments are in BLUE.

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

DAY 1: 

1.)  Reviewed definition of creativity:  the PROCESS of having ORIGINAL ideas of VALUE

2.)  Re-visited IB Rubric:  Thinking Creatively 

3.)  Completed (in Google Classroom - "Color Scene REFLECTION (#1)") - answered questions 1-3. 

4.) Rehearsed scenes for performance.

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

6.) 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.

7.) 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").

8.) Observed various photos from shows staged in the OHS Black Box Theatre and analyzed each.

DAY 2:  (Note:  Due to 2 snow days, this class was moved to next week)

1.)  Reviewed types of stages (and observed photos from OHS black box shows)

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?  (Title:  Our Class Environment)

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

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

5.) Practiced stage directions with a class activity.

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

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

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