Integrate Drama into any classroom with the following 5 day unit:
Day 1 - Drama in Theatre - Introduction into the history of theatre, stage directions, and terminology
Day 2 - Meet the Teams - Meet the various people who work in theatre, a comprehensive look at the individuals and their duties
Day 3 - Theatre and Emotion - Connect with the emotional responses that various words and song clips will evoke. Delve into the process actors and actresses go through to connect with and create a character.
Day 4 - Monologues - Analyze and dissect two monologues using the concepts of setting, character, emotional responses, and diagraming the outline of a story and connecting it to acting
Day 5 - Monologue Performances - Perform one of the monologues from yesterday. The assessment will engage teacher, student, and self assessment strategies.
All of the lesson plans, materials and videos are included in the files. The materials are based and built off of the anchor standards, established by the National Core Arts Theatre Standards. The standards can be integrated into any state for any grade level - apply them for your individual use. Use the lessons to integrate into any subject.
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