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Drama 6


Kris Campbell

on 13 November 2013

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Transcript of Drama 6

Drama 6
Sponge #8
Copy the list of different ways to move through space. (walk, run, stroll, jog, twirl, roll, twist, flip) Add as many as you can think of. Which of these do you use most?
Sponge #10
Copy down the stage diagram.

Up Right Up Center Up Left

Center Center Center
Right Left

Down Down Down
Right Center Left

Sponge #11
Think of one of your favorite places. Describe what you see, hear, smell, touch and taste when you are in that place.
Sponge #12
Write a scene involving 3 or 4 people that can be mimed easily. Include a beginning, middle, end and a conflict.
Sponge #13
Write a scene involving 3 or 4 people that can be mimed easily. Include a beginning, middle, end and a conflict.
Sponge #14
Why is it important to show an audience what is happening and not tell?
Sponge #15
Why do we rehearse before presenting a scene? What should you be doing during rehearsal in order to make your scene successful?
Sponge #16
What is the benefit of hearing peer comments and then having time to rehearse again?
Sponge #17
Think about your voice and how you speak. Do you speak loudly or softly?
Quickly or slowly? Do you mumble or do you articulate your words?

1. How did your group work together? What were some of the challenges you faced while rehearsing? How did you overcome them?

2. How do you think you did in your performance? Give specific examples of what you think you did well.

3. What were some of the comments your
peers made?

4. What can you do to
improve for next time? Be
Sponge #18
How can I use my voice to assist in a performance for a specific audience? For example, elementary kids.
What is our audience?
Why is voice important?
What material is appropriate?
Voice Vocab
pitch – the musical quality of your voice, with a range of low to high

rate- the speed of your speaking, with a range from slow to fast

rhythm – a pattern in the way you speak

volume – the loudness of your voice, with a range from quiet to loud

projection – the use of your breathing and the muscles of your abdomen to produce sound that can travel further than normal speaking voice
Sponge #19
How are you going to make
your poem visually appealing to the audience?
Sponge #22
This is your last class before the presentation.
What do you need to work on today in order
to be successful on Friday?
Welcome to Drama 6!
1. Find your seat on the chart taped to the board.
2. Grab a workbook from the pile and take out a pen or pencil.
3. Wait for further instructions.
Sponge #1
What expectations do we need to establish in order for us to (a) become a community (b) become better actors (c) take risks?
Sponge #2
How can what we learn in Drama be used in our everyday lives?
Sponge #3
What are 3 examples of being a disrespectful audience member? Why is it important to be a respectful audience member?
Sponge #4
Why do we look at pictures? What story is being told in this picture?
Sponge #5
Why are facial expressions important in a tableaux?
Sponge #6
Transform these negative criticisms to positive constructive criticisms:
“Your facial expression sucks.”

“Your scene made no sense at all.”

"Your use of levels was horrible.”
Sponge #7
When working in a group, what can you do to contribute to its success?
Answer the following questions in detail:

1. What was your group dynamic like? How well did you get along?

2. What were some problems you faced as you created your tableaus? How were they solved?

3. What do you feel you were the most successful with during this project?
crawl, leap, climbing, swim, march, sprint, glide, slither, moonwalk, shake, fall, jump, rollie-pollie, sommersault, dance, cartwheel, skip, tip-toe, gallop, stride, bridge walk, hand walk, twitch, scamper
Sponge #13
Why is it important to show an audience what is happening and not tell?
Muna Numa
Niminy Piminy
Aluminum Linoleum
Copper kettles carry coal for Carl
Peter Piper picked a peck
of pickeled peppers
She sells seashells by the seashore
Irish Wristwatch
Sponge 20
Since you have a lot of time to prepare your poems, you need to have a costume. Draw a picture and label your costume.
Sponge 19
Explain how we project our voice. Why is it important?
Help me to get to know you better. Write a letter to me with the following information:
a. What are you looking forward to in Drama?
b. What makes you nervous about Drama?
c. Write about your favourite band/singer or movie or an interesting fact that not many people know.

This letter will be graded for criteria C (Reflection) so make sure you include detail and take care with your writing. Type this up and hand it to me next class.
Sally sells sea shells by the seashore
Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.
A peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked;
If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers,
Where's the peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked?
Irish wristwatch
Don't nit pick Nick Pitt at the picnic.
You will create our vocab list for this voice/vocal unit. Research this topic (voice/vocal ability) and come up with a list of ten words that you think the class needs to know.
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