Students will receive a MAJOR GRADE for these! They may do both assignments if they choose to!
LAST DAY TO TURN-IN:
THEATRE 1 - CHAPTER 5 TEST - APRIL 12 & 13
chapter 5 vocabulary
1. Relaxation - freedom from all bodily temsions
2. Posture - how we sit and stand
3. Breathing - the process of inhaling and exhaling to live
4. Diaphragm - the muscle located between the rib cage & the abdomen
5. Breath Control - the amount of force you use in inhaling & exhaling
6. Quality - the voice element that makes one person sound different from everyone else
7. Pitch - the musical tone of a voice
8. Vocal Folds - the muscular membranes in the larynx that produce sound
9. Inflection - the rising & falling of pitch
10. Flexibility - the process of varying inflections of the voice
11. Poise - the effective control of all voice elements and body movements
12. Articulation - the shaping & molding of sounds into syllables
13. Pronunciation - the way sounds or syllables are that represent a word are said and stressed according to the proper notation found in the dictionary.
14. Diction - a person's pronunciation of words, choice of words, and manner of expressing themselves
15. Dialect - a pronunciation of words from different languages blended together to form a distinct language for a group of people
16. Accent - the way words are pronounced in different parts of the world
17. Volume - how softly or loudly a person speaks
18. Rate - the speed at which someone speaks
19. Projection - the placement & delivery of voice elements used effectively in communicating to an audience
Chapter 4 Vocabulary
Know these and be able to spell them.
Developing Your Personal Resources
TWO EXTRA CREDIT GRADES ARE AVAILABLE - DUE BEFORE DEC. 18th!!!
Greek Theatre Test:
B-day classes take on Friday, Nov. 13
A-day classes take on Monday, Nov. 16
Students should study their information sheets (2) and their Study Guides.
Make sure you know how to spell everything - one point off for each misspelling.
Because there is a Pride Party on Friday, several of my students will miss their Greek Theatre test.
I WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR ZERO BLOCK ON THURSDAY, FRIDAY, AND MONDAY FOR ANYONE WHO NEEDS TO TAKE THE TEST. Please make sure that your child gets there in plenty of time to make-up this major test. My door will be open at 7:45.
Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Self-confidence: belief in your worth and abilities as a person.
Self-image: the way we see ourselves.
Respect: consideration for and acceptance of ourselves and others, including other people's property, backgrounds, and opinions.
Self-talk: mental comments and opinions we repeat to ourselves constantly.
Group Process: two or more people taking a step-by-step course of action that takes place over a period of time and is aimed at achieving goals.
Risks: actions that are different from the norm.
Trust: the ability to risk expressing yourself in front of your classmates without fear of being ridiculed.
Interpersonal Relationships: the contacts a person has with many different people.
Ensemble: a group of people working together cooperatively.
Cooperation: the act of working together, getting along, and sharing responsibility,
Artistic Discipline: maintaining a balance between group cooperation and individual integrity.
Performance Evaluation: an evaluationn of a performance given before an audience.
Evaluation: assessment of strengths and weaknesses.
Critique: opinions and comments based on predetermined criteria; used in an evaluation of a person or performance.
Criteria: evaluation guidelines to use in judging or grading an activity.
Authentic Evaluation: an evaluation involving real-life situations and role-playing to test skills and abilities for the real world.
All Theatre 1 students must bring in a small, paper lunch sack containing 3 items that symbolize themselves. The sack must be undecorated and have NO NAME on it. This is due Thursday, Sep. 3, and Friday, Sep. 4th.
Theatre I Test on Chapter 1
Our first test will be on the vocabulary from Chapter 1. Students should already have their vocabulary on paper and flashcards in their Theatre binders.
A-day students will be tested on Friday, Aug. 28.
B-day students will be tested on Monday, Aug. 31.
WE WILL ALSO HAVE A POP-QUIZ SOMETIME DURING THE WEEK OF AUG. 24.
Chapter 1 Vocabulary
DRAMA - a story to be played out on the stage.
THEATRE ARTS - the term used to cover all parts of trainingn or instruction in the field of theatre.
SCRIPT - a written copy of the dialogue that the actors will speak.
CHARACTER - the personality an actor portrays in a scene or play that is different from his or her own personality.
ACTORS - males or females playing character roles.
ACTING - an actor's assumed behavior for the purpose of projecting a character to an audience.
PLAY - story in dialogue form to be acted out by actors before a live audience.
DRAMATIC STRUCTURE - the special literary style in which plays are written.
DIALOGUE - the conversation between actors on the stage.
PLAYWRIGHT - one who writes plays.
FILMED - preserved as a moving photograph.
THEATRE - the writing or performing of plays, as well as the formal study of the art form.
RITUAL - repeated action that becomes a custom or ceremony.
PLAYER-AUDIENCE RELATIONSHIP - the special interactive and "live" relationship that exists between the performers and the audience, connecting and bonding them into a team.
THEATRON - the ancient Greek word meaning "a place for seeing."
The word theatre comes from this.