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INTENTIONS FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING

What the students learn/explore as a result of this project. ARTISTIC PROCESS

Curriculum Plan CLASS NAME

Theater 101 TEACHING ARTIST

Maritza PROJECT TITLE

Still Shakespeare NAMES OF MENTORS

Tory Liv Camiah

Scene Study and Text Analysis — Working in small groups to better understand the language of Shakespeare and what individual scenes mean. Creating Stills — Using the scene study and text analysis to pick three lines that encompass the scene (beginning, middle, end), create three poses (stills): one inspired by each chosen line, photograph the stills, and record the students speaking each line. SOCIAL/EMOTIONAL

Partner/Small Group Work — Allowing the students to work together to grow and build off of each other, specifically in developing emotions and expressions that match the scenes and lines. OTHER

Relate/Connect — Connect the activities of the project to the importance of expressing oneself on stage and in life.

KEY WORDS

Express Collaborate Analyze

DESCRIPTION OF FINAL PRODUCT

A short video of the photographed stills with the students’ voice recordings of each line over its respective image.

SUPPLIES/MATERIALS NEEDED

Laptop Camera Light Kit

DOCUMENTATION

Each mentor will work to document the entire process over the full three days of the project. TORY

Shooting stills of the group and individuals. LIV

Shooting video group and individuals. CAMIAH

Recording quotes from individuals.


MONDAY — 1/14/2013 CATEGORY

DESCRIPTION OF ACTIVITY

LEADER

TIME ALLOTTED

Students Tory

4:30-4:50 20 minutes

Maritza

4:50-4:55 5 minutes

Curriculum Plan

Creating a Safe Community of Check-In. Warm-Up. Name Game. Learners

CLASS NAME

The Big Idea

Description of BIGart project. Introduce key words (express, collaborate, analyze).

CREATE (Learning the the Language of the Arts)

Read through scenes. Analyze — talk about what they mean. Collaborate — pick three All — Each key lines (beginning, middle, end). Express mentor has a — create poses that express the chosen small group lines.

5:00-5:25 25 minutes

PERFORM (Share/Exhibit) REFLECT Closing

Each group will show the class their three poses and will receive a one minute critique Maritza from their peers. Reinstate the key words Camiah (express, collaborate, analyze) — talk about Liv what they mean and how they related to the activities we did.

5:25-5:45 20 minutes

Theater 101 TEACHING ARTIST

Maritza PROJECT TITLE

Still Shakespeare NAMES OF MENTORS

Tory Liv Camiah KEY WORDS

Express Collaborate Analyze SUPPLIES/MATERIALS NEEDED

Laptop Camera Light Kit

WEDNESDAY — 1/16/2013 CATEGORY

LEADER

TIME ALLOTTED

Creating a Safe Check-In. Warm-Up. Team Builder — Community of Chicken in a Hen House. Learners

Students Tory

4:30-4:50 20 minutes

CREATE (Learning the the Language of the Arts)

Get in small groups. Refresh poses. Put on Costumes. Set up recording, camera, and lighting equipment.

All — Each mentor has a small group

4:50-5:00 10 minutes

PERFORM (Share/Exhibit)

Stills — Liv will take photos of the stills on the stage with the help of Maritza. Audio — Tory will record the students speaking the All lines in another room with the help of Camiah.

5:00-5:30 30 minutes

REFLECT Closing

Discuss how it felt to dress up and be photographed by a “professional” and get their voice recorded. Create a better understand of Shakespeare and theater as a whole. Reinstate the key words (express, collaborate, analyze) — talk about what they mean and how they related to the activities we did.

5:30-5:45 15 minutes

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DESCRIPTION OF ACTIVITY

All


WEDNESDAY — 1/23/2013 CATEGORY

Curriculum Plan CLASS NAME

Theater 101 TEACHING ARTIST

Maritza PROJECT TITLE

Still Shakespeare

LEADER

TIME ALLOTTED

Creating a Safe Check-In. Reflection — Discuss what the Community of students learned over the course of the Learners project.

All

4:30-4:40 10 minutes

CREATE (Learning the the Language of the Arts)

Premier Showing — Present the video to the students before it goes to the rest of the classes.

Tory

4:40-5:00 10 minutes

PERFORM (Share/Exhibit)

Present the final product (the video) to the rest of the students

All

5:00-5:30 30 minutes

REFLECT Closing

Reinstate the key words (express, collaborate, analyze) — talk about what they mean and how they related to the activities we did. Discuss how this project influenced the students through theater, Shakespeare, and performing.

All

5:30-5:45 15 minutes

NAMES OF MENTORS

Tory Liv Camiah KEY WORDS

Express Collaborate Analyze SUPPLIES/MATERIALS NEEDED

Laptop Camera Light Kit

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DESCRIPTION OF ACTIVITY


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