A 10 session, one trimester, course to introduce students to Drama. Lessons include-
Weeks 1 & 2
- Theater Etiquette
- The Stage and Theater
- Observation & Listening
of 6th Grade Drama are all about the Stage and the Auditorium. Ask your student about the different parts of the stage or how to find their seats in a theater! The have enjoyed their "Field Trips" to the theater.
Weeks 3 & 4 -- Masks
Students learn about the origins of theater masks, create masks and use masks to act out scenes.
Weeks 5, 6 & 7--Puppetry
Starts with Peepers. What makes a puppet look alive? Who controls a puppet? What is important about a puppets eyes?
Weeks 8, 9 & 10 --Improvisation of Listening and Observation
Students really focus on their Listening and Observation Skills which is a perfect lead into 7th Grade Drama Classes.