Students will demonstrate their ability to understand the qualities of voice and diction by performing a poem and puppet show.
Voice, Diction, Volume, Rate, Tone, Pitch, Emotion in voice and body, effective communication
1994 National Standards:
CONTENT STANDARD 1: Script writing by improvising, writing, and refining scripts based on personal experience and heritage, imagination, literature, and history.
CONTENT STANDARD 2: Acting by developing, communicating, and sustaining characters in improvisations and informal or formal productions.
CONTENT STANDARD 3: Designing and producing by conceptualizing and realizing artistic interpretations for informal or formal productions.
Voice and Diction concepts are taught and then applied with a poem performance and then puppet show. The voice and diction unit is to be used in a beginning theatre class with ninety minute class periods.