This is a short Powerpoint 10-slide lesson to introduce students to the world of drama - the theatre. It is appropriate to use in upper elementary and middle schools. Students can take notes as they watch the presentation for more complete retention of the information.
The two different spellings of the word "theatre" are discussed, as well as why theatre exists, the types of theatre, and the requirements for theatre. A five question (one bonus) quiz is on the last slide.
Students will be able to define and describe theatre/theater.
Students will be able to describe the connection between actors and audience in theatre.
Included is a PPT slide presentation, MOV (Quicktime) format, and a lesson description that includes vocabulary list and discussion questions.
Created by Kateri J. Davis, BIrdhouse Publications.