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Goochland Drama, Speech & Debate

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Agenda for Day One – 1/05/15

Public Speaking (D1B1)

Schedule:

  1. Review Classroom Expectations
  2. Journal Topic
  3. Sign Up for Journal Topics
  4. Introduction to Interpretive Events
  5.  Vocabulary Words: MP3 #1 (Quiz on 1/20)

 Homework: Define Terms

Vocabulary Words: Prose, Pace, Subtext, Voice, Pitch, Monotone, Inflections, Stance, Personal Business, Character Blending, Exaggerated Character, Incongruity, Physical Expression, and Visualization

Theatre Arts III/IV (D1B3)

Schedule:

  1. Review Classroom Rules and Procedures
  2.  Journal Topic – Into the Woods Set – How does story influence the details in design?
  3. Assign Journal Topics
  4. Warm-Up
  5. Games – Review Principles 1-4
  6. Introduce Principle #5 – Character

Homework: Read Chapter 1 – William Ball’s A Sense of Direction

Debate (D1B4)

Schedule:

  1. Review Classroom Rules and Procedures
  2. Journal Topic
  3. Sign Up for Journal Topics
  4. A Fun Review of Stock Issues
  5. Go Over Affirmative Case Construction
  6. Vocab Terms (Vocab Quiz on January 20th)

HOMEWORK: Create a “fun” debate topic and Define Terms

Vocab Words: Advantages, Advocate, Analysis, Circumvent, Contentions, Equitable, Famer’s intent, Mechanism , Modify , Plan, Plan Spikes , Rationale, Repair, Stock Issues, Tabula Rasa, Uniqueness