Theatre III – Murray Theatrical Academy

Course Number

Updated [May 25th 2012]

Note: Most of the core standards are imbedded in all of the units in each theatre course.

Month

Standards (include state core numbers)

Learning Activities

Assessment

August-Setember

Standard 1 Scriptwriting

   Objective 1 – Unity

   Objective 2 - Character

   Objective 3 - Plot

Standard 2 Acting

   Objective 1 – Movement

   Objective 2 – Voice

   Objective 3 – Sensory/Emotional Recall

   Objective 4 – Characterization

   Objective 5 – Rehearsal Technique

Standard 3 – Designing/Implementing

   Objective 1 – Visualization

   Objective 2 - Technology

Standard 4 – Constructing Meaning

   Objective 1 – Researching

   Objective 2 – Comparing/integrating art forms

   Objective 3 – Analyzing/critiquing

   Objective 4 -  Understanding Context

   Objective 5 - Applying Life Skills

   Objective 6 – Self Assessing

Shakespeare

   Audition for Ensemble Scene

   Audition for I.E.’s for competition

Improvisation

In class Shakespeare Rehearsal – Ensemble Scene and I.E’s

Shakespeare Audition

In class participation

In Class workshops

October

Standard 1 Scriptwriting

   Objective 1 – Unity

   Objective 2 - Character

   Objective 3 - Plot

Standard 2 Acting

   Objective 1 – Movement

   Objective 2 – Voice

   Objective 3 – Sensory/Emotional Recall

   Objective 4 – Characterization

   Objective 5 – Rehearsal Technique

Standard 3 – Designing/Implementing

   Objective 1 – Visualization

   Objective 2 - Technology

Standard 4 – Constructing Meaning

   Objective 1 – Researching

   Objective 2 – Comparing/integrating art forms

   Objective 3 – Analyzing/critiquing

   Objective 4 -  Understanding Context

   Objective 5 - Applying Life Skills

   Objective 6 – Self Assessing

Shakespeare Competition

Audition Package

Headshots/resumes

Improvisation

Publicity

Attendance at Shakespeare Competition

In class audition performance

Resume turned in

Headshot turned in

In class participation

Publicity projects (Various)

Region One-Act auditions in class

November

 Standard 1 Scriptwriting

   Objective 1 – Unity

   Objective 2 - Character

   Objective 3 - Plot

Standard 2 Acting

   Objective 1 – Movement

   Objective 2 – Voice

   Objective 3 – Sensory/Emotional Recall

   Objective 4 – Characterization

   Objective 5 – Rehearsal Technique

Standard 3 – Designing/Implementing

   Objective 1 – Visualization

   Objective 2 - Technology

Standard 4 – Constructing Meaning

   Objective 1 – Researching

   Objective 2 – Comparing/integrating art forms

   Objective 3 – Analyzing/critiquing

   Objective 4 -  Understanding Context

   Objective 5 - Applying Life Skills

   Objective 6 – Self Assessing

Monologues/Duo-Trio scenes for Region

Technical Theatre

Publicity

Improvisation

Region one-act rehearsal

In class workshop for mono/duo-trio scenes

Technical theatre  in class for Fall Musical

In class Participation

Publicity projects (various)

December

 Standard 1 Scriptwriting

   Objective 1 – Unity

   Objective 2 - Character

   Objective 3 - Plot

Standard 2 Acting

   Objective 1 – Movement

   Objective 2 – Voice

   Objective 3 – Sensory/Emotional Recall

   Objective 4 – Characterization

   Objective 5 – Rehearsal Technique

Standard 3 – Designing/Implementing

   Objective 1 – Visualization

   Objective 2 - Technology

Standard 4 – Constructing Meaning

   Objective 1 – Researching

   Objective 2 – Comparing/integrating art forms

   Objective 3 – Analyzing/critiquing

   Objective 4 -  Understanding Context

   Objective 5 - Applying Life Skills

   Objective 6 – Self Assessing

Pantomimes/Musical Theatre for Region

Auditions

Region one-act rehearsals

In Class workshops for Pantomime/Musical

In Class Participation

January

 Standard 1 Scriptwriting

   Objective 1 – Unity

   Objective 2 - Character

   Objective 3 - Plot

Standard 2 Acting

   Objective 1 – Movement

   Objective 2 – Voice

   Objective 3 – Sensory/Emotional Recall

   Objective 4 – Characterization

   Objective 5 – Rehearsal Technique

Standard 3 – Designing/Implementing

   Objective 1 – Visualization

   Objective 2 - Technology

Standard 4 – Constructing Meaning

   Objective 1 – Researching

   Objective 2 – Comparing/integrating art forms

   Objective 3 – Analyzing/critiquing

   Objective 4 -  Understanding Context

   Objective 5 - Applying Life Skills

   Objective 6 – Self Assessing

Region Play Rehearsals

Improv

In Class Participation

February

 Standard 1 Scriptwriting

   Objective 1 – Unity

   Objective 2 - Character

   Objective 3 - Plot

Standard 2 Acting

   Objective 1 – Movement

   Objective 2 – Voice

   Objective 3 – Sensory/Emotional Recall

   Objective 4 – Characterization

   Objective 5 – Rehearsal Technique

Standard 3 – Designing/Implementing

   Objective 1 – Visualization

   Objective 2 - Technology

Standard 4 – Constructing Meaning

   Objective 1 – Researching

   Objective 2 – Comparing/integrating art forms

   Objective 3 – Analyzing/critiquing

   Objective 4 -  Understanding Context

   Objective 5 - Applying Life Skills

   Objective 6 – Self Assessing

Region Rehearsal (play and I.E.)

Intro to directing

Scenic/Costume Design

In class participation (Rehearsal and Workshops)

Choose Play

Identify Theme for play

Shakespeare play Designs (Scenic and Costume)

March

 Standard 1 Scriptwriting

   Objective 1 – Unity

   Objective 2 - Character

   Objective 3 - Plot

Standard 2 Acting

   Objective 1 – Movement

   Objective 2 – Voice

   Objective 3 – Sensory/Emotional Recall

   Objective 4 – Characterization

   Objective 5 – Rehearsal Technique

Standard 3 – Designing/Implementing

   Objective 1 – Visualization

   Objective 2 - Technology

Standard 4 – Constructing Meaning

   Objective 1 – Researching

   Objective 2 – Comparing/integrating art forms

   Objective 3 – Analyzing/critiquing

   Objective 4 -  Understanding Context

   Objective 5 - Applying Life Skills

   Objective 6 – Self Assessing

Region Rehearsal (play and I.E.)

Student Directed Auditions

Principles of directing

Region I.E. Festival

Region Play Festival

One-act auditions

Student Directed Cast list

Rehearsal Schedule

In Class Participation

April

 Standard 1 Scriptwriting

   Objective 1 – Unity

   Objective 2 - Character

   Objective 3 - Plot

Standard 2 Acting

   Objective 1 – Movement

   Objective 2 – Voice

   Objective 3 – Sensory/Emotional Recall

   Objective 4 – Characterization

   Objective 5 – Rehearsal Technique

Standard 3 – Designing/Implementing

   Objective 1 – Visualization

   Objective 2 - Technology

Standard 4 – Constructing Meaning

   Objective 1 – Researching

   Objective 2 – Comparing/integrating art forms

   Objective 3 – Analyzing/critiquing

   Objective 4 -  Understanding Context

   Objective 5 - Applying Life Skills

   Objective 6 – Self Assessing

State Rehearsal (If Necessary)

Student Directed Rehearsals

State I.E. Festival

State Play Festival

In Class Participation

May-June

 Standard 1 Scriptwriting

   Objective 1 – Unity

   Objective 2 - Character

   Objective 3 - Plot

Standard 2 Acting

   Objective 1 – Movement

   Objective 2 – Voice

   Objective 3 – Sensory/Emotional Recall

   Objective 4 – Characterization

   Objective 5 – Rehearsal Technique

Standard 3 – Designing/Implementing

   Objective 1 – Visualization

   Objective 2 - Technology

Standard 4 – Constructing Meaning

   Objective 1 – Researching

   Objective 2 – Comparing/integrating art forms

   Objective 3 – Analyzing/critiquing

   Objective 4 -  Understanding Context

   Objective 5 - Applying Life Skills

   Objective 6 – Self Assessing

Student Directed Plays

Play analysis

Self Analysis

Student directed performances

Analysis of classmates’ plays

Self analysis (from play or State/region)