|Objective:||Students will demonstrate an ability to find and perform "good" monologues by performing two contrasting monologues in class.|
|Subject:||Scenes & Monologues - Acting|
|Main Concepts:||Objectives, Tactics, Contrasting Monologues, Fourth Wall, Intros, Endings, Transitions|
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 4: Directing by interpreting dramatic texts and organizing and conducting rehearsals for informal or formal productions.
CONTENT STANDARD 6: Comparing and integrating art forms by analyzing traditional theatre, dance, music, and visual arts, and new art forms.
CONTENT STANDARD 7: Analyzing, critiquing, and constructing meanings from informal and formal theatre, film, television, and electronic media productions.
CONTENT STANDARD 8: Understanding context by analyzing the role of theatre, film, television, and electronic media in the past and the present.
Students will demonstrate an ability to recognize objectives in a monologue by creating one with an objective.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of tactics by improvising a monologue and using at least three tactics while doing so.
Students will demonstrate an ability to recognize contrasting monolgues by picking two and having them approved by the teacher.
Students will demonstrate a knowledge of "where to look when performing monologues" by applying it to their own monologues in class.
Students will demonstrate knowledge of a proper introduction by performing one in class in connection with their prepared monologues.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of how to end a monologue by adapting it to their own performance in class.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of what a smooth transition is by performing one in class.
Students will demonstrate their ability to apply all information taught in this unit by performing their two monologues with all things discussed included.
What students should know before this unit:
- Students should have experience in acting and auditions. They should know how to memorize.