Enduring Understanding 3: Through purposeful practice, artists learn to manage, master, and refine simple, then complex, skills and techniques.

General Information
Number: TH.912.S.3
Title: Through purposeful practice, artists learn to manage, master, and refine simple, then complex, skills and techniques.
Type: Enduring Understanding
Subject: Theatre
Grade: 912
Big Idea: Skills, Techniques, and Processes

Related Benchmarks

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Related Access Points

This cluster includes the following access points.

Independent

TH.912.S.3.In.a
Describe how the casting, staging, or technical design for a scene supports the artistic intent.
TH.912.S.3.In.b
Demonstrate a variety of theatrical skills and techniques in rehearsal and performance.
TH.912.S.3.In.c
Identify similarities and differences between selected acting methods.

Supported

TH.912.S.3.Su.a
Identify how the casting, staging, or technical design for a scene supports the artistic intent.
TH.912.S.3.Su.b
Demonstrate selected theatrical skills and techniques in rehearsal and performance.
TH.912.S.3.Su.c
Recognize similarities and differences between selected acting methods.

Participatory

TH.912.S.3.Pa.a
Recognize how a selected casting, staging, or technical design characteristic for a scene supports the artistic intent.
TH.912.S.3.Pa.b
Contribute to a variety of theatrical performances.
TH.912.S.3.Pa.c
Recognize a similarity and difference between selected acting methods.

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Lesson Plans

Pantomime Scenes:

In this lesson, students will tell a meaningful story (showing a complete story arc) without the use of words through pantomime performance using only body language to convey meaning.

Type: Lesson Plan

Shifting Objects of Attention:

One of the primary ways students can maintain their focus and concentration on stage is using the shifting of object of attention within a scene to stay in truthful moments while sustaining a character. In this lesson, the students will pre-assess how they focus in real life, students will be introduced to examples of people using object of attention. Students will use stream of conscious speaking/writing to describe the object of attention shifting in their pre-rehearsed scene. 

Type: Lesson Plan

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