Enjoy these Model Cornerstone Assessments
Enjoy several free Model Cornerstone Assessment Units below.
HS-I Proficient MCA: Long Story ShortUnderstanding that actors are storytellers, students will synthesize knowledge and personal experiences into a one to three minute original monologue which tells a story and perform the monologue as a staged reading or rehearsed performance.
HS-I Proficient MCA: Creating a Devised PlayStudents will work collaboratively to create a devised play or scene based on a contemporary photograph, and present the resulting script as a staged reading. Authors: Theatre Educator Matthew Moody with Julia Cuppy, La Jolla Playhouse
HS-III Advanced MCA: Devising Theatre for Social IssuesStudents will create a collaborative devised theatre piece by engaging in active exploration of a theme/issue/idea, preparing a dramaturgical notebook, and using research and exploration to identify ways in which space, architecture, rhythm, movement, sound, light, text and tension can deliver the message. Authors: Theatre Educator Kristie Fuller with NYC teaching artist Kate Lee
HS-III Advanced MCA: Hip Hop MusicalStudents will create a concept for a collaborative devised musical theatre piece in the genre of Hip Hop musical theatre, and write three songs for the musical. Authors: Theatre Educator Brian Jennings with Broadway Actor Arbender Robinson
Search through model lesson plans for grades K-12 created by educators for EdTA as a part of the 2020 EdTA Lesson Plan Project.
Collaborative PlaymakingHigh School Advanced lesson by Julia Cuppy. In this lesson, students collaborate and create a short improvised theatre piece centered on a central idea or theme by using the devised theatre process.You must log in to access content.
Performing the Character Analysis MonologueHigh School Advanced lesson by Natalie Dommer for students to learn how to research the world of a character beyond the script for the purpose of writing a monologue and then presenting it.You must log in to access content.
Adaptation from Page to StageHigh School Advanced lesson by Erin Moughon-Smith. In this writing lesson, students adapt a current event story into a dramatic piece, justify their theatrical choices, and revise their piece based on rehearsal and feedback.You must log in to access content.
How to Write a Ten-Minute PlayHigh School Advanced lesson by Erin Moughon-Smith. In this writing class, students create their own ten-minute play. They revise this play based on self- and peer feedback. There is a list of places students can submit their finished work for possible readings, productions, publishing, and/or awards.You must log in to access content.
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