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Agenda for October 1st

Debate (D2B1):

  1. Journals/Class News
  2. Collect Take-Home Quiz
  3. Argumentation Strategies
  4. Prep for Debates  with Partner

Homework: Prep for Debates on Wednesday and Friday

Theatre Arts I (D2B2):

  1. Journals/Class News
  2. A-B Script Performances
  3. PIP Form

Homework: Practice Revised A-B Script

Intro to Theatre/Drama 8 (D2B4):

  1. Journals/Class News
  2. Work on Speech Outlines
  3. Peer Edit Outlines
  4. Improv Games

Homework: Begin writing speech.

Agenda for 9/24

Technical Theatre (D1B1):

  1. Journal/Class News
  2. Reading the Script Keynote
  3. Blocking Shorthand
  4. Work on Dracula Set

Theatre Arts II/III (D1B2):

  1. Journal/Class News
  2. Costume Meeting
  3. One-Acts Rehearsal

Homework: Line checks Friday.

Forensics (D1B4):

  1. Journal/Class News
  2. Review Homework/Discuss Readings
  3. Filing Evidence Keynote

Agenda for 9/20

Technical Theatre (D1B1):

  1. Journal/Class News
  2. Work in Crews for Dracula Set

Homework: Keep up with performance log.

Theatre Arts II/III (D1B2):

  1. Journal/Class News
  2. Work on One-Acts in the Auditorium

Homework: Line Check on Friday, September 28th

Forensics (D1B4):

  1. Journal/Class News
  2. Introduction to Research Keynote
  3. Research Worksheet

Homework: Finish Research Worksheet

Agenda for 9/19

Debate (D2B1)

  1. Journal/News
  2. Recording and Filing Evidence Keynote
  3. Work with Partner on Current Topic

Homework: Debate Outline (Due Tuesday)

Theatre Arts I (D2B2)

  1. Journal/News
  2. The Rules of Stage Movement
  3. Warm Up
  4. Perform Movement Scenes

Intro to Theatre (Drama 8)

  1. Journal/News
  2. Speech Delivery Keynote
  3. Improv Games

Agenda for 9/18

Technical Theatre (D1B1):

  1. Journal/Class News
  2. Explain Dracula Work Log
  3. Jobs in the Auditorium

Homework: Keep track of tech jobs.

Theatre Arts II/III (D1B2):

  1. Journal/Class News
  2. Explain Rehearsal Log
  3. Rehearsals for One-Act Play

Homework: Study lines. First line check will be Friday, 9/28.

Forensics (D1B4):

  1. Journal/Class News
  2. Introduction to Extemporaneous Speaking
  3. Watch/Critique Extemp Speeches

Homework: Bring in a current news article.

Agenda for 9/17

Debate (D2B1):

  1. Journal/Class News (GHS LMC)
  2. Research for Public Forum Topic
  3. Start Compiling Arguments with team members.

Homework: Finish Research for Public Forum Topic

Theatre Arts I (D2B2):

  1. Journal/Class News
  2. Movement Keynote
  3. Movement Activity

Homework: None

Intro to Theatre/Drama 8 (D2B4):

  1. Journal/Class News
  2. Finish Impromptu Speeches
  3. Improv Games

Homework: None

Agenda for 8.13

Debate (D2B1):

  1. Journal/Class News
  2. Check Homework
  3. Debate Pairs
  4. Electronic Research Fundamentals
  5. Research in LMC

Homework: Quiz on Chapters 3-6, Friday (Sept. 20th)

Theatre Arts I (D2B2):

  1. Journal/Class News
  2. Theatre Then and Now, Pg. 38-39
  3. Improv Games

Homework: None

Introduction to Theatre (D2B4):

  1. Journal/Class News
  2. Impromptu Speech Index Cards
  3. Impromptu Speeches

Homework: None

Agenda for 9.12

Technical Theatre (D1B1)

  1. Journal/Class News
  2. Drama Textbook “Theatre Then and Now” pg. 230
  3. Types of Sets Keynote
  4. Set Designer Video Short

Homework: None

Theatre Arts II/III (D1B2)

  1. Journal/Class News
  2. Blocking Article
  3. Finish Blocking for One-Act Plays

Homework: Learn Lines - Off Book by 9/24

Forensics (D1B4)

  1. Journal/Class News
  2. Tournament Etiquette
  3. Final Edits for Dramatic Interp Selections

Homework: Final Dramatic Interp Presentations on Friday

Agenda for 9/11

Debate (D2B1)

  1. Journals/News
  2. Pass Back Assignments
  3. Review Chapter 3 (Homework Reading)
  4. Traditional Research Fundamentals

Homework: Chapter 3 Worksheet

Theatre Arts I (D2B2)

  1. Journal/News
  2. Pass Back Assignments
  3. Introduction to Improv
  4. Improv Games

Homework: Bring in a random item from your house.

Introduction to Drama (D2B4)

  1. Journal/News
  2. Pass Back Assignments
  3. Finish Childhood Memories Speeches
  4. Impromptu Speech Topic Selection
  5. Improv Games

Homework: Outline Worksheet