Search through model lesson plans for grades K-12 created by educators for EdTA as a part of the 2020 EdTA Lesson Plan Project.
Forum TheatreHigh School Advanced lesson by Kaz Chandler. In this lesson, students investigate the techniques of Augusto Boal’s Theatre of the Oppressed through Forum Theatre in exploring reform of social issues through theatrical convention.You must log in to access content.
Viewpoints Life StoryHigh School Advanced lesson by Kaz Chandler designed for students to practice the 4 Viewpoints of Time and create an original composition using those Viewpoints.You must log in to access content.
Using Different Action Techniques in RehearsalHigh School Advanced lesson by Shira Schwartz. In this lesson students work with at least 2 different acting techniques to help create believable characters and reflect on the rehearsal process.You must log in to access content.
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Training for adjudicating main stage production submissions for the International Thespian Festival. Created October 2021.
- Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Certificate Recorded On: 07/19/2021
Strategies, resources, and techniques for welcoming and supporting the neurodiverse learner in the classroom and on the stage.
- Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Certificate Recorded On: 06/28/2021
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Enjoy several free Model Cornerstone Assessment Units below.
HS-I Proficient MCA: Character Based ImprovStudents will choose a character from a suggested genre (fairy tale, nursery rhyme, or other literary source) with which they are familiar and complete the Character Analysis Worksheet. All students will then be given the same set of scene parameters that includes a place, situation and clearly-defined obstacle to overcome. Working with an assigned partner, students will improvise and perform a three-minute scene in character.
HS-I Proficient MCA Finding the Meaning Behind MovementThis musical theatre unit focuses on the student actor finding the meaning behind the character's movement on stage while performing a song. Emphasis is on replacing movement for movement's sake by character driven movement. Authors: Theatre Educator Jordan Herskowitz with Actor, Director & Choreographer Brian Curl
HS-II Accomplished MCA: Bringing Shakespeare to LifeUsing scenes from Shakespeare's 12th night students will analyze text and learn how to use the language of Shakespeare to guide their performance. Authors: Theatre Educator Maura Vaughn with Kristen Giroux, Oregon Shakespeare Festival
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