Lesson 10: Performances


Objective: Students will be able to demonstrate their understanding of different acting methods by presenting a 2 minute scene using one acting technique and turning in a 1 page paper on how each acting method changes and influences the scene.



TH:Cr3.1.II.b. Use research and script analysis to revise physical, vocal, and physiological choices impacting the believability and relevance of a drama/ theatre work

TH:Pr5.1.II.a. Refine a range of acting skills to build a believable and sustainable drama/theatre performance.

TH:Cn11.2.II.a. Formulate creative choices for a devised or scripted drama/theatre work based on theatre research about the selected topic.


Materials: 40 Rubrics for final assessment grading

Lesson 10.Acting Techniques Final Performance Rubric


Preparation: Print rubrics.


Starter: Write on the board, “What acting methods or techniques that we studied during this unit were your favorite and why?”

Make sure to turn in your paper!



Today will be a performance day! Take the next 5 minutes to quickly run through scenes.


Activity 1: Performances

After each group performs, allow the students to give verbal feedback to the groups.


Conclusion: Great job! Awesome creative choices!!


Assessment Scoring: Students will receive 20 participation points for the day. They will get another 5 points for the starter. Their final performance will be graded out of 60 points, and their final papers will be graded out of 60 points as well.


Adaptation: Students who may need extended time to rehearse may come in during the MAP period, or finish next class. This may require they have a shorter scene than other people.