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Beginning Drama - Period 5 Assignments

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Production Review (2nd Semester) in Google Classroom

Production Review (2nd Semester)

Use the following form as a template.

It should be 5 paragraphs, double spaced, and in Times New Roman font!

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Theatre Around the World Final Project in Google Classroom

Theatre Around the World Final Project

Theatre Around the World - Final Project

Students will research and create a presentation of their choosing based on one of the following types of theatre:

1. Yoruba Theatre (Nigeria)
2. Noh (Japan)
3. Chinese Opera (China)
4. Kathakali (India)
5. Passion Plays (Global)
6. Wayang (Indonesia)
7. Lakhon Bassac (Cambodia)
8. Pantomime (United Kingdom)
9. Theater of the Oppressed (Brazil)
10. Puppet Theatre (Russia)
11. Sarsuwela (Philippines)
12. Commedia dell'arte (Italy)
13. Khon Dance Drama (Thailand)
14. Karagöz Shadow Puppetry (Turkey)
15. French Farce (France)
16. Talchum mask dance (Korea)
17. Comedy & Tragedy (Greece)
18. Kecak (Indonesia) 
19. Comedy & Tragedy (Rome)
20. Khayal al-zill shadow puppets (Egypt)

Presentations can be completed through video, PowerPoint, artwork, posters, or any other medium that is appropriate.

Teach us about your subject! Feel free to include video examples as well.

Some guidelines if completing the following methods of presentation:

- Presentation length: 10-15 minutes

Creativity is key!

EXTRA CREDIT if you include yourself PERFORMING in that style.

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Musical Theatre Self-Reflection in Google Classroom

Musical Theatre Self-Reflection

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Edpuzzle - Broadway the American Experience part 6B in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle - Broadway the American Experience part 6B

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Edpuzzle - Broadway the American Experience part 6A in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle - Broadway the American Experience part 6A

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Edpuzzle - Broadway the American Experience part 6C in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle - Broadway the American Experience part 6C

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Musical Theatre Final Presentation in Google Classroom

Musical Theatre Final Presentation

Option 1 (Solo/Duet/Trio Performance)
- Final performance video

Option 2 (Jukebox musical)
- Completed storyboard

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How are you feeling today? What is something you want to do for yourself this weekend? in Google Classroom

How are you feeling today? What is something you want to do for yourself this weekend?

This counts as your attendance, so make sure you answer the question or you will be marked absent.

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What is one thing you are looking forward to this summer? in Google Classroom

What is one thing you are looking forward to this summer?

This counts as your attendance, so make sure you answer the question or you will be marked absent.

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Musical Theatre Check-in in Google Classroom

Musical Theatre Check-in

Option 1 - Solo/Duet/Trio Performance
- Students will submit a rough draft video for feedback

Option 2 - Jukebox Musical
- Students will turn in their outline

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Musical Theatre Selection/Jukebox Musical Brainstorm in Google Classroom

Musical Theatre Selection/Jukebox Musical Brainstorm

Option 1: Choose a solo/duet/or trio to PERFORM. Below/attached are a bunch of great DUETS!

- "If Momma was Married" (2F)
- "Stepsisters Lament" (2F)
- "Crazier Than You" (1M, 1F)
- "Anything You Can Do" (1M, 1F)
- "Matchmaker" (3F)
- "I Know It's Today" (3F)
- "You're Nothing Without Me" (2M)
- "Agony" (2M)

Option 2: Create your own JUKEBOX musical. Attach a doc with your brainstorm ideas to this assignment for credit!

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Edpuzzle - Broadway the American Experience part 5C in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle - Broadway the American Experience part 5C

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Edpuzzle - Broadway the American Experience part 5B in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle - Broadway the American Experience part 5B

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Foley Effects Performance Self-Reflection in Google Classroom

Foley Effects Performance Self-Reflection

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Edpuzzle - Broadway the American Experience part 5A in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle - Broadway the American Experience part 5A

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Edpuzzle - Broadway The American Experience part 4C in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle - Broadway The American Experience part 4C

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Edpuzzle - Broadway The American Experience part 4B in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle - Broadway The American Experience part 4B

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Edpuzzle - Broadway The American Musical part 4A in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle - Broadway The American Musical part 4A

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Vision Board #3 in Google Classroom

Vision Board #3

Post your response to the following questions:

- What is one area you improved in during this unit, and what is an area you would like to continue working on in the future?

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Video - Foley Effects in Google Classroom

Video - Foley Effects

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Temperature Check - Checklist #3 in Google Classroom

Temperature Check - Checklist #3

Comment where you are at so far, and if you have any questions.

1. Chose to work individually or with a partner
2. Chose a scene to perform (1 person: 4-5 min, 2 people: 8-10 min)
3. Started working on the script (writing from CC or copy from google)
4. Finished getting the script together
5. Added/Highlighted my foley effects to the script (Minimum 10 per person)
6. Found the objects to make my foley effect sounds
7. Rehearsed my voiceover
8. Recorded my voiceover
9. Rehearsed my scene with voiceover and foley effect sounds
10. Found a relevant scene image to screen share during my presentation.
11. Recorded my scene with voiceover and foley effect sounds.

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Voice-over Foley Effects in Google Classroom

Voice-over Foley Effects

This should be YOUR VOICE saying the lines in the scene. You can use your partner, friends, family as well to fill in roles.

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Vision board #2 in Google Classroom

Vision board #2

Question to post about today on the vision board:

- What is something you hope to achieve or improve on in the Foley Effects Project?

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Temperature Check - Checklist in Google Classroom

Temperature Check - Checklist

Comment where you are at so far, and if you have any questions.

1. Chose to work individually or with a partner
2. Chose a scene to perform (1 person: 4-5 min, 2 people: 8-10 min)
3. Started working on the script (writing from CC or copy from google)
4. Finished getting the script together
5. Added/Highlighted my foley effects to the script (Minimum 10 per person)
6. Found the objects to make my foley effect sounds
7. Rehearsed my voiceover
8. Recorded my voiceover
9. Rehearsed my scene with voiceover and foley effect sounds
10. Found a relevant scene image to screen share during my presentation.
11. Recorded my scene with voiceover and foley effect sounds.

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Foley Effects Show and Tell Progress Check in Google Classroom

Foley Effects Show and Tell Progress Check

Each person needs to demonstrate 5 of their 10 foley effects

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Script - Foley Effects in Google Classroom

Script - Foley Effects

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Temperature Check - Checklist in Google Classroom

Temperature Check - Checklist

Comment where you are at so far, and if you have any questions.

1. Chose to work individually or with a partner
2. Chose a scene to perform (1 person: 4-5 min, 2 people: 8-10 min)
3. Started working on the script (writing from CC or copy from google)
4. Finished getting the script together
5. Added/Highlighted my foley effects to the script (Minimum 10 per person)
6. Found the objects to make my foley effect sounds
7. Rehearsed my voiceover
8. Recorded my voiceover
9. Rehearsed my scene with voiceover and foley effect sounds
10. Found a relevant scene image to screen share during my presentation.
11. Recorded my scene with voiceover and foley effect sounds.

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Foley Effects Scene Selection in Google Classroom

Foley Effects Scene Selection

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Vision board in Google Classroom

Vision board

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TEMPERATURE CHECK - How comfortable do you feel about Foley Effects and the instructions for this project? in Google Classroom

TEMPERATURE CHECK - How comfortable do you feel about Foley Effects and the instructions for this project?

Answer using one of the following. Be honest!:

1. I Feel good!
2. I'm having some trouble.
3. I don't understand and need help.

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Edpuzzle - Broadway The American Musical part 3C in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle - Broadway The American Musical part 3C

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Edpuzzle - Broadway the American Musical part 3B in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle - Broadway the American Musical part 3B

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Edpuzzle - Broadway The American Musical part 3A in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle - Broadway The American Musical part 3A

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Fairytales Abridged Performance Self-Reflection in Google Classroom

Fairytales Abridged Performance Self-Reflection

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Group participation Check-in #3 in Google Classroom

Group participation Check-in #3

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Video - Fairytales Abridged in Google Classroom

Video - Fairytales Abridged

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Group participation Check-in #2 in Google Classroom

Group participation Check-in #2

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Script - Fairytales Abridged in Google Classroom

Script - Fairytales Abridged

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Group participation Check-in in Google Classroom

Group participation Check-in

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Storyboard - Abridged Fairytales in Google Classroom

Storyboard - Abridged Fairytales

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What job will you be doing in your group? in Google Classroom

What job will you be doing in your group?

1. Writer
2. Editor/Designer
3. Director
4. Other (Specify)

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What fairytales did you think of to share with your group? in Google Classroom

What fairytales did you think of to share with your group?

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"The Odd Couple" Performance Self-Reflection

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Exit Ticket: What are some improvements you saw made today from the first round? in Google Classroom

Exit Ticket: What are some improvements you saw made today from the first round?

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"The Odd Couple" Scene Final Video

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Progress check - Where are you at on your project? What do you plan to complete today? Do you need any assistance or support with your scene? in Google Classroom

Progress check - Where are you at on your project? What do you plan to complete today? Do you need any assistance or support with your scene?

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What is something you need to work on or need help with in your scene? in Google Classroom

What is something you need to work on or need help with in your scene?

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"The Odd Couple" Scene Workshops

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Exit Ticket: Workshops Day 2 in Google Classroom

Exit Ticket: Workshops Day 2

Answer one of the following questions, depending on whether you performed today or just observed:

- What are some things you learned today from watching other people 's workshops? (3 things minimum)
- What did you learn from your own experience of performing in the workshop?(3 things minimum)

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Mood Meter  in Google Classroom

Mood Meter

Where are you today on the mood meter?

Comment the appropriate feeling below:

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Exit Ticket: Workshops Day 1 in Google Classroom

Exit Ticket: Workshops Day 1

Answer one of the following questions, depending on whether you performed today or just observed:

- What are some things you learned today from watching other people 's workshops? (List at least 3 things)
- What did you learn from your own experience of performing in the workshop? (List at least 3 things)

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"The Odd Couple" Scene Recording

Pre-workshop recording

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"The Odd Couple: Character Journal

Fill out the form on your scene.

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Scene Selection in Google Classroom

Scene Selection

You will choose to perform a 2 person or 4 person scene from "The Odd Couple."
- Oscar/Felix (2M)
- Olive/Florence (2F)
- Oscar/Felix/Gwendolyn/Cecily (2M, 2F)
- Olive/Florence/Manolo/Jesus (2M, 2F)



Choose a scene to perform from "The Odd Couple" between 3-5 minutes.

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Final Design Project in Google Classroom

Final Design Project

Theatrical Design Final Project

The class will begin the Theatrical Design Unit by learning about the design processes of makeup, costuming, and set design.

For the project:

Students will choose to work alone or with a partner.

**IF WORKING WITH A PARTNER YOU MUST EACH CHOOSE ONE OF THE DESIGNS. ONLY ONE PER DESIGN IS ALLOWED**

Students will choose one of the design elements to complete their final project on the play read aloud in class.
Students will present and justify their design choices for the class.

1) Makeup Design:
For students who choose Makeup design, they will have to create a Makeup Design binder/board/presentation of inspiration and completed makeup charts. This should encompass all of the lead characters, and may also include a general look for the ensemble in certain scenes. Students will present their binder and provide justification for their choices. Makeup charts and inspiration images should be in color. Students must design a minimum of 10 characters/makeups.

2) Costume Design:
For students who choose Costume design, they will have to create a Costume Design binder/board/presentation of inspiration and completed costume charts. This should encompass all of the lead characters, and may also include general looks for the ensemble in certain scenes. Students will present their binder and provide justification for their choices. Costume charts and inspiration images should be in color, and please include the use of swatches (whether digital or tangible). Students must design a minimum of 10 characters/costumes.

3) Set Design:
For students who choose Set design, they will have to create a Set Design binder/board/presentation of inspiration and sketches, as well as a model box of the set. There is a minimum of 5 locations for this part. If the set changes during the show, the project needs to reflect that. Color should be used in your project. Model box can be a shoebox or other cardboard box, decorated to look like the set. You can print pictures, cut out paper, etc...

Guidelines:
Project must be in color, submitted on-time, and complete.

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Production Review in Google Classroom

Production Review

Use the following form as a template.

It should be 5 paragraphs, double spaced, and in Times New Roman font!

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Set Chart in Google Classroom

Set Chart

Use the chart to make a design

Use color

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Makeup Chart in Google Classroom

Makeup Chart

Use the chart to create a makeup design

Use color

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Costume Chart in Google Classroom

Costume Chart

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Edpuzzle - Shrek the Musical Part 4 in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle - Shrek the Musical Part 4

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Edpuzzle - Shrek the Musical Part 3 in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle - Shrek the Musical Part 3

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Edpuzzle - Shrek the Musical Part 2 in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle - Shrek the Musical Part 2

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Edpuzzle - Shrek the Musical Part 1 in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle - Shrek the Musical Part 1

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Edpuzzle - Broadway Ep 2  part 3 in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle - Broadway Ep 2 part 3

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Edpuzzle - Broadway Ep 2 part 2 in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle - Broadway Ep 2 part 2

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Edpuzzle - Broadway Ep 2 part 1 in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle - Broadway Ep 2 part 1

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Musical Theatre Research Project in Google Classroom

Musical Theatre Research Project

You will be randomly assigned a musical.

Create a presentation to teach us about your musical.

Presentation can be completed through Google Slides, Flipgrid, as a stop-motion, or any other way of presenting your material.

Total time: 5-7 minutes in length!

*Things to include:
- History on the show & creation
- Information about the writer(s)
- Popular Songs
- Character descriptions
- Plot description
- Video clips
- Awards nominated for/won
- Information regarding costumes, choreography, or special tech elements

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Edpuzzle - Broadway - The American Musical  Episode 1 part 3 in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle - Broadway - The American Musical Episode 1 part 3

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Edpuzzle - Broadway Ep 1 part 2 in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle - Broadway Ep 1 part 2

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Performance Self-Reflection - Monologue Performance Round 2 in Google Classroom

Performance Self-Reflection - Monologue Performance Round 2

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Edpuzzle - Broadway Ep 1 part 1 in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle - Broadway Ep 1 part 1

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Monologue Performance Round 2 in Google Classroom

Monologue Performance Round 2

Memorized!

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Monologue Flipgrid #2 in Google Classroom

Monologue Flipgrid #2

Record your monologue and leave a positive comment on another person's video.

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"Phantom of the Opera" Character Analysis

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Performance Self-Reflection - Monologue Round 1 in Google Classroom

Performance Self-Reflection - Monologue Round 1

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Monologue Performance Round 1 in Google Classroom

Monologue Performance Round 1

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Journal: Moment Before in Google Classroom

Journal: Moment Before

Answer the following questions in your. digital journal and copy/paste your writing here!

1) What just happened before the monologue began?

2) How did that make you feel?

3) What are you going to do now?

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Monologue FlipGrid #1 in Google Classroom

Monologue FlipGrid #1

Record your monologue and post.

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Character Journal in Google Classroom

Character Journal

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Monologue Reading in Google Classroom

Monologue Reading

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Monologue Selection in Google Classroom

Monologue Selection

Students will choose a monologue to work on for their monologue project.

Monologues must be around 1 minute in length & school appropriate. It can be from a play, movie, musical, or tv show. If the monologue is longer than 1 minute, you can cut the monologue into the appropriate time frame.

If you need help finding a monologue, I have included links to some websites with monologues for high school students.

For this assignment, you must include the monologue title, Play/movie/tv show (if any), author, and copy/paste the monologue below for credit!

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 Performance Self-Reflection -

Performance Self-Reflection - "Midsummer Night's Dream" Writing & Reading

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"A Midsummer Night's Dream" Retelling Project Group Participation Grade

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"A Midsummer Night's Dream" Retelling Project: Part 3 (Play Reading)

Now that your script is complete, assign roles to your group members to read in a recorded reading of your play.

All group members will need to read to get points!

You will record your Recorded reading and Submit it here

Also make sure to have a powerpoint with locations to screen share during your reading.

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"A Midsummer Night's Dream" Retelling Project: Part 2 (Script)

Part 2 -

1. You will work in a group to write your own version of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Nights Dream"
2. You can choose any genre, style, or time period to write your retelling.
3. You can change character names!
4. The main moments on the plot diagram must be told, but you can add and detract other elements.
5. The Final Script should be between 8-10 minutes in length.
6. Make sure to include "stage directions" in your script (ex. He ran offstage.)
7. Be creative, and think outside the box.
8. All work should be input on a shared Google Doc! Submit the google doc on this assignment.

FOR THIS ASSIGNMENT, YOU ARE THE COMPLETED SCRIPT!

ALL GROUP MEMBERS MUST PARTICIPATE!

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Weekly Check-in in Google Classroom

Weekly Check-in

Fill out the form

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MAKEUP POINTS: Musical CD Report in Google Classroom

MAKEUP POINTS: Musical CD Report

Want to makeup points from your terminology test?

Complete this assignment here for makeup points!

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Presentation of Outline -

Presentation of Outline - "A Midsummer Night's Dream" Retelling Project

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"A Midsummer Night's Dream" Retelling Project: Part 1 (Outline)

Part 1 -

1. You will work in a group to write your own version of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Nights Dream"
2. You can choose any genre, style, or time period to write your retelling.
3. You can change character names!
4. The main moments on the plot diagram must be told, but you can add and detract other elements.
5. The Final Script should be between 8-10 minutes in length.
6. Make sure to include "stage directions" in your script (ex. He ran offstage.)
7. Be creative, and think outside the box.
8. All work should be input on a shared Google Doc! Submit the google doc on this assignment.

FOR THIS ASSIGNMENT, YOU ARE JUST SUBMITTING AN OUTLINE OF YOUR STORY!

ALL GROUP MEMBERS MUST PARTICIPATE!

Groups:

1. Kyle, Milo, Jessica, Lenaya

2. Chloe, Melina, Matt, Dior

3. Angie, Elleanna, Jaeda, Summer

4. Karen, Elyse, Bowen

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Midsummer Form #4 in Google Classroom

Midsummer Form #4

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Midsummer Form #5 in Google Classroom

Midsummer Form #5

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Midsummer Form #3 in Google Classroom

Midsummer Form #3

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Midsummer Form #2 in Google Classroom

Midsummer Form #2

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Midsummer Form #1 in Google Classroom

Midsummer Form #1

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Shakespeare Escape Room in Google Classroom

Shakespeare Escape Room

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 Performance Self-Reflection - Open Scenes in Google Classroom

Performance Self-Reflection - Open Scenes

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Open Scenes Questionnaire #3 in Google Classroom

Open Scenes Questionnaire #3

Fill out the form with your partner about your scene.

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Open Scene #3 in Google Classroom

Open Scene #3

You will record your Open Scene and Submit it on flipgrid.

Groupings #3:

- Angelina & Lenaya
- Elleanna & Bowen
- Chloe & Matt
- Jessica & Milo
- Kyle & Summer
- Jaeda & Karen
- Elyse, Dior, & Melina

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Open Scene #2 in Google Classroom

Open Scene #2

You will record your Open Scene and Submit it to flipgrid.


Groupings #2:

- Jessica & Bowen
- Dior & Chloe
- Elyse, Karen, & Summer
- Lenaya & Elleanna
- Angelina & Matt
- Kyle & Jaeda
- Milo & Melina

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Open Scenes Questionnaire #2 in Google Classroom

Open Scenes Questionnaire #2

Fill out the form with your partner about your scene.

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Open Scene #1 in Google Classroom

Open Scene #1

You will record your Open Scene and Submit it on Flipgrid.

Groupings #1:

- Dior & Matt
- Chloe, Jaeda, & Melina
- Bowen & Summer
- Lenaya & Karen
- Angelina & Elleanna
- Kyle & Milo
- Jessica & Elyse


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Open Scenes Questionnaire #1 in Google Classroom

Open Scenes Questionnaire #1

Fill out the form with your partner about your scene.

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Theatre Terminology Test in Google Classroom

Theatre Terminology Test

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Drama Escape Room in Google Classroom

Drama Escape Room

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Signed Syllabus in Google Classroom

Signed Syllabus

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Virtual locker in Google Classroom

Virtual locker

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Drama Questionnaire  in Google Classroom

Drama Questionnaire