11/1 & 11/2 Drama Agenda

11/1

Today we jumped right in to finish “War of the Worlds”

After, we engaged in some videos and a PowerPoint to demonstrate how to write a monologue.

ingredients of effective monologue

11/2

Today we took a list of vocabulary words that we had collected over the last two weeks, and made sure we had definitions for them.  After, we played vocabulary games in rotating stations.

Text

Subtext

Context

Comedic Monologue

Dramatic Monologue

Character

Objective/viewpoint

Obstacle

Conflict

Resolution

Monologue

Audience

Stage Directions

Repetition

Imagery and metaphor

Pause and silence

Changes of tone

ROCK AND ROLL VOCABULARY

You should choose a word from the cup and then roll the die. You must follow the directions for the number you rolled. Students keep rolling until they have rolled every number from one to six and followed the directions for those rolls.

  1. Write a definition of your word
  2. Use your word in a sentence
  3. Give a synonym for your word
  4. Give an antonym for your word
  5. Draw a picture of your word
  6. Write a word that rhymes with your word

PANTOMIME VOCABULARY

Act out the vocabulary word you choose out of the cup, WITHOUT talking.

 

PICTIONARY VOCABULARY

Draw the vocabulary word on the board without using words, verbal or written.

 

QUIZ STATION

Quiz each other – what does this word mean?

10/27 English 2 Agenda

Today several students were on a field trip.

Homework: Read through page 86

In class, we read silently, retook vocabulary quizzes, answered previous quiz questions for extra credit, and started working on vocabulary for the next quiz.