Nonverbal expression - gestures, facial expression, movement
Students will identify, describe or explain relationships among characters and settings as related to a script, a scenario, or classroom dramatization.
Students will identify and describe a variety of creative dramatics (improvisation, mimicry, pantomime, role playing, and storytelling).
HUMANITY IN THE ARTS
2.3.1 DOK 2
Students will describe or explain how drama has been a part of cultures and time periods throughout history.
(The use of storytelling, myths, legends, folktales in these cultures)
Colonial American - European influence on American drama/theatre, plays from England (The influence of Europe was very strong in the colonies due to the movement of settlers from Europe to America.),
Native American includes period in North America before European settlement.
PURPOSES FOR CREATING THE ARTS
Students will describe or explain how drama/theatre fulfills a variety of purposes.
Purposes of Drama/Theatre:(different roles of drama)
Sharing the human experience - to express or communicate emotion, feelings, ideas, information through dramatic works (e.g., storytelling, role playing, narrative works)
Passing on tradition and culture -to express or communicate feelings, ideas, information (e.g., narrative, storytelling, folktales, myths, and legends)
Recreational- drama for entertainment, (e.g., drama/theatre as a hobby) Artistic Expression - drama created with the intent to express or communicate emotion, feelings, ideas, information (e.g. dramatic works created and performed by actors in a theatrical setting for an audience)
PROCESSES IN THE ARTS
Students will create and perform using elements of drama (Literary, Technical, Performance).
Students will improvise to tell stories that show action and have a clear beginning, middle, and end. (Literary elements)