Analysis using Aristotle’s Six Elements of Drama
|Objective:||Students will demonstrate their knowledge of the Six Elements of Drama by analyzing a film.|
|Subject:||Playwriting & Script Analysis|
|Main Concepts:||Play analysis, plot structure, identifying themes|
|National Standards:||CONTENT STANDARD 7: Analyzing, critiquing, and constructing meanings from informal and formal theatre, film, television, and electronic media productions.;
CONTENT STANDARD 6: Comparing and integrating art forms by analyzing traditional theatre, dance, music, and visual arts, and new art forms.; CONTENT
CONTENT STANDARD 4: Directing by interpreting dramatic texts and organizing and conducting rehearsals for informal or formal productions.
|Description:||PRIOR EXPERIENCE: None|
The students will demonstrate their knowledge of plot by participating in a group presentation of plot structure.
The students will demonstrate their knowledge of theme by identifying a theme for film presented in class.
The students will demonstrate their understanding of diction by performing a short Shakespearean puppet show.
The students will demonstrate their knowledge of characters by completing a “Myspace” profile for a character in a play read in class.
Students will demonstrate their understanding of music by performing a thirty-second melodrama.
Students will demonstrate their understanding of spectacle by designing scenery for “Spectacular, Spectacular”.
Students will demonstrate their knowledge of the Six Elements of Drama by analyzing a film.