Attention all theatre classes:
The 2018 Art Gala is Tuesday, Nov. 13th!
Participation in the play is a test grade!!!
Please be in costume 15 minutes before the play begins in the library.
The 6th grade choir is singing at 5:00.
3rd block is performing Rhyming Nativity at 5:15
7th block is performing Rhyming Christmas gift at 5:45
1st block is performing A gift fit for a King at 6:15
5th block is performing Randy, The Red-Horned Rainmoose at 6:45
4th block is performing Santa Goes on Strike at 7:15
Feel free to video or take pictures after the play.
This week is the end of the 1st nine weeks. Report cards come home on Oct. 18th.
We begin the 2nd nine weeks of school next week.
We are continuing to have flashcards due every other week and test every other week.
If your child has not presented their "Our Theatre Heritage" presentation, we will finishing these 2nd 9 weeks.
We are learning about the 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens in our journal entries. This should create some interesting conversation at the dinner table!
Students have now received their parts for our Christmas plays which will be presented on Nov. 13th (Tuesday night)
Participation in the class plays are a test grade. Please let me know ASAP if there is a conflict with your student's participation in the play.
You should have signed an audition sheet with the date of the performance. Your student should be dressed in costume ready to go on stage 15 minutes prior to showtime.
Your student needs to begin memorizing their lines now. All lines need to be memorized by the week of the 15th of Oct. at the latest.
We will try to be off books by Oct. 22nd!
Each student will be responsible for their costumes, I do have a few that have been donatd, so I will be getting those out of the prop closet in another week or so.
Please read lines with your student to help them with memorization, As they read through the script, they should highlight any stage directions that apply to them and also be thinking about costuming, The day after Oct. 31st is a great day to find some costumes on sale.
We will be presenting the plays in the MMS library on the night of the Art Gala. The choirs will be singing on the same night.
I am scheduling the times to allow for students to be in both places when needed.
Flashcards are due next week on Wed. & Thursday Oct. 3rd & 4th for chapters 4 for Theatre I & 15/16 for Theatre II.
Tests on these chapters will be the week of Oct. 10/11.
Our Theatre Heritage Presentations are presented each week.
Students have these assignments.
We have chosen our Christmas plays and will begin rehersing next week. Each class has chosen their play.
We will be performing on Nov. 13th for the Arts Gala. The Gala will begin @ 5:00 and the last play will begin about 7:00.
As we begin assigning parts, students should begin to look for the costume their character needs to wear.
Students will need to have costumes by the week of Oct. 22nd, if possible. We will know about costumes by the 2nd week of October at the latest.
This is always a memorable experience. Please feel free to video!
Grades/Assignments in Theatre Class:
1. Daily journal entry in journal (needs to be in a spiral bound or composition book)- daily grade
2. Vocabulary flashcards due every other week for the chapter we are studying ( may be done on Quizlet.com or other flashcard app on a technology device of choice) or regular index cards ( color is suggested- either colored index cards or colorful markers/pens) neatly written as large as possible on the card so that everything fits.- daily grade
3. chapter tests every other week- study guides are on the back of the vocabulary words.- test grade
4."Our Theatre Heritage" lessons will be taught by each student throughout the semester. One every week by a different student. This can be done with a powerpoint lesson or poster board. Students have the lessons and the rubric for this already.- test grade
5. Classroom participation - daily grade
6. On November 13th, we will present a play. Participation in the play is required and students will receive a test grade.