Students will be able to demonstrate their understanding of voice and diction by developing a radio program. They will represent at least 2 different characters in a radio program, using all 4 vocal variations (tempo, pitch, tone and volume), diction and projection.
2014 National Core Arts Theatre Standards:
TH:Cr1.1: Envision, Conceptualize
Anchor Standard: Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.
Anchor Standard: Organize and develop artistic ideas and work.
Anchor Standard: Refine new work through play, drama processes and theatre experiences using critical analysis and experimentation.
Anchor Standard: Develop and refine artistic techniques and work for presentation.
Anchor Standard: Perceive and analyze artistic work.
Anchor Standard: Apply criteria to evaluate artistic work.
Drama 2; 65 minute class periods
Students will have completed a basic theatre class. Students should have been introduced to vocal variations.
Objective – Students will understand what each vocal variation is – pitch, tempo, tone and volume. They will consciously use each variation in a group game then individually when they read a children’s story reading.
Objective – Students will better understand radio shows by listening to/analyzing a real one through discussion. They will also be given new assignment details of a radio show project they will start by writing the script.