Students participated in groups in an activity called "The Costume Creates the Character." This activity allowed them to wear costumes, base a character of the costumes, and then write and perform a short monologue.
Students turned in their scripts. Then, we played a new game, Long Improv, in the auditorium. It proved to be a hit with the students!
Students finished typing the final drafts of their scripts which are due at the beginning of the hour tomorrow. Students also added to their online portfolios.
Students worked in groups to edit their rough drafts and then completed a "slide show" of one of the scripts shared.
Students typed their script rough drafts and turned in what they completed at the end of the hour for 10 points.
We met in the media center lab today so students could have the hour to begin writing their short one-act plays. Students were also shown the class Shutterfly website and many re
Students took a Dramatic Elements quiz. We then took some time to brainstorm ideas for the scripts they will be writing. Finally, we played the theatre games, "Pockets" and "Gibberish."
Students performed their playwriting pieces created yesterday. The one-act playwriting assignment was passed out and discussed.
Students took notes on the Dramatic Elements and then applied them to It's a Wonderful Life.