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Playwriting-­‐Logan  HS  Day  Two     Summary:   Students  will  be  introduced  to  the  ideal  of  conflict

 and  ways  in  which  they  can  tie  that  into  their  writings   Main  Curriculum  Tie:   Theatre:  Foundation  IV-­‐Script  Writing,  Construct  Meaning   Reading:  CCR  anchor  standards-­‐Craft  and  structure,  Integration  of  knowledge  and  Ideas   Writing:  CCR  anchor  standards-­‐Text  types  and  purposes,  Range  of  writing   Materials:   Scenarios  cut  out     Jar  to  draw  out  of   Before  You  Teach:   Teachers  should  have  typed  out  scenarios,  printed  them  out  and  cut  into  strips.  Teacher  then  should   have  placed  them  in  a  jar  ready  to  go  at  the  start  of  class   Intended  Learning  Outcomes:   Students  will  be  able  to  create  appropriate  character  dialogue  and  physical  attributes.  They  will  be  able   to  create  plot  structures  wherein  conflict  occurs.  Students  will  begin  to  develop  critical  thinking  skills  to   generate  meaning  through  various  scenarios.  Students  will  gain  the  ability  to  analyze  situations  and   articulate,  in  writing,  experiences.  Students  will  be  able  to  connect  personal  experiences  with  dramatic   presentation  and  use  self-­‐assessment  in  achieving  their  objectives.   Instructional  Procedures:   1. Guest  teachers  will  introduce  the  idea  of  conflict   2. Students  will  be  broken  into  pairs  and  given  a  scenario   3. Students  will  then  act  out  the  scenarios     4. Students  will  be  asked  to  reverse  the  roles  and  repeat  the  scenario   5. Students  will  then  be  asked  to  discuss  what  made  the  second  performance  different  from  the   first  etc.   Homework:     Students  will  write  a  story  about  their  two  characters  previously  created  coming  into  conflict  one  with   another.       Assessment  Plan:   The  Guest  teachers  will  assess  student  performance  based  on  the  discussion  after  scenarios  have  been   performed.  Students  will  also  be  assessed  based  on  how  clearly  they  articulate  their  conflicts  in  their   written  homework  assignment.