Ms. Irving's Homework
Communications 12
Drama 10-12
Course outlines/Long Range Plan
Communications 11
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Grade 8 English
Grade 10 English
EPIC 2019
English 10 2019
Active Living 10. 2019
 
2019:

Nov. 12: interviews and presentations.
Nov. 6,7: Games and start interviews with a partner. Present your partner after interviews are done.
Nov. 1, 4,5-- Did games: Last Man Standing, Musical chairs, Red Light Green Light in Dramatic characters, Assasin, Hunter and Prey, Zip/Zap/Zop/Eek/Boom, counting to 10 game
Wed. Oct. 30/Thurs Oct 31:
Monday Oct 28 and Tues 29: New class, do going to a party, make a story with it,  play 'Two Truths and a Lie', and go over expectations, marking scheme, rules
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Friday, Oct 25th, from 1:00-1:35 we will do our plays, 'The Monkey's Paw,' and 'The Tell-Tale Heart.' Self assessment will happen and students will do rubrics this week to reflect their understanding
of their progress.

October: Work through the two plays for my grade 8's this term: Monkey's Paw and Tell Tale Heart. Students are to memorize their lines and be off script by the week of October 15-17th and October
21-25th. Marks will be recorded for acting skills, lines, being in character, on task, tech skills, voice, volume, and presentation.
September: work on plays and assign roles to students wanting certain roles. Class 8 A will do 'Tell Tale Heart' and Class 8B will do 'The Monkey's Paw.' Once readings are done, we will start
breaking the plays down into smaller chunks and acting out scenes. Next steps after scenes and characters are nailed down is to memorize scripts and get off scripts. I will teach a student in each
class to be my tech person.
Week 3: Interviews with a partner. Interview a partner and you will present them afterwards to the class. You will be graded on your verbal presentation, giving a self assessment mark and you will
get a teacher mark.
Week 1 and 2: Games focusing on improv, getting to know you games and:
Did our interviews in the class and gave marks for our verbal, eye contact, tone and whether it was interesting.
Did games -Ultimate tag, musical chairs, and interviews wit ha partner
1) Somebody who has ...(ie: Broke their leg) and switch   2) Objects you would have if on a deserted island  3) 20 questions (interview)

Do intro games:  1)My name, going to a party  2) Make the name and object into a story  3) Pattern game: Whossit, with action or sound pattern and IT has to guess who it is   3) Actor Needs a
Director and then change into other things the IT is asking for


TERM 2:  2017

Jan. 12/13  14/15  Watch Grease in class. Some of the students will come to watch the senior production
Jan. 3/4: Play games: Sheet game (paper between knees, trying to steal a chair), 2 Truths and a Lie, Ultimate tag
November 23-Dec. 16: Rehearse for our plays and then perform in front of other grade 8's.
Nov. 21/22 Do interviews and then work on Grinch and Rudolph
Nov. 16/17: Finish up interviews and present. Start working on Christmas plays
Nov. 14/15: Interviews of 25 questions and present your partner. This week decide on Christmas plays.
Nov. 7-10: New semester: Go over expectations and marking guide. Play Actor Needs a Director, Everybody Switch,  Clap game where you throw a ball and everybody claps but has to try and catch it,
Red/Green Light being in different characters, Name game-Party, made into a story, Musical chairs with dancing

Term 1:
Nov. 3/4 Games: Hunter and Prey, Actor Needs a Director, and movie on Friday: Mrs. Doubtfire.
Nov 2/3: Assessment of plays (self, peer, teacher) and games/scits to finish off semester

Oct 31, Nov 1: Two shows, main productions in front of audiences

Oct. 24-28: Rehearse for Wizard of Oz and Tell Tale Heart

Oct. 17-20:Rehearse for Wizard of Oz and Tell Tale Heart

Oct 14: Wizard of Oz: rehearse, stress memorization of lines

Oct 13: Tell Tale Heart-rehearse, refine characters, tech parts

Oct. 12: Wizard of Oz. Get tech booth going (film clips in play, sound bites, music, lights) and go over first scenes. Work on character, voice, tone, blocking..

Oct 11: Rehearse Tell Tale Heart. Go over character, tone, blocking and lighting/sound

Oct 7: Rehearse WIzard of Oz. Start nailing down parts for actors/actresses and tech booth

Oct 6: Rehearse Tell Tale Heart

Oct 5: Wizard of Oz

Oct. 4: Read "Gothic Cinderella'

Oct 3: Read and practised acting skills in 'Wizard of Oz'

Sept. 28: Read 'Tell Tale Heart' with class, 2 times through. Talked about tone, voice, character, parts and action in the play.

Sept 27: Started reading 'Wizard of Oz' with class...played 'Everybody Switch'.  Talked about and reinforced rules in the theatre and for behavior in the class.  

Sept. 21/22/23: Games: Murder incorporated, Cat and Mouse, working on scripts to present for marks for next class, presentation of scripts for marks

Sept 19/20: Interviews--finish up, mark sheets in.

Sept. 14/15/16: Present your partner to the class. Work on scripts where you will give yourself a self assessment for your performance, rehearsal and presentation of the performance. Drama games....

Sept 12/13 Games: Murder Incorporated, Whoosit, Cat and Mouse, start interviews. Students will interview each other and then present their partner next class. They will give themselves a mark for
their presentation and I will give them a mark.

Sept 8/9: Rubrics and how we will grade ourselves; skits to perform, Deserted Island skit, Cat and Mouse, Whosssit

Sept 6/7: Weekend: What I did and what I really wanted to do,  Human Machine game, Squeal Piggy, Squeal, Beast and Hunter

Aug 31- Sept 2: Worked on intro games, expectations, rules, and team work
-name game--going to a party, then short story
-Actor Needs a Director
-Boppity Bop Bop
Zip Zap Zop
Everybody switch








June 8th: Last class, everybody will perform 'Wizard of Oz' and 'Outsiders'

Feb 23: Read through 2 plays and decided on 'Tell Tale Heart' for performance
Feb 22: Decided on play for performance (PIGS) and worked on blocking, rehearsing and setting it to music
Feb 17-19: played Marco Polo, read, rehearsed and performed scripts for class and for marks.
Feb 15/16: worked on games (Moment to Moment, Cat and Mouse, Eye to Eye, Repeat Story) Scripts, work through and perform little skits
Feb 11/12: Did games: (Quack, Cat and Mouse, Eye to Eye, Repeat Story) and worked on scripts to perform in front of the class
Feb. 9/10: Did our interviews in the class and gave marks for our verbal, eye contact, tone and whether it was interesting.
Feb 5/8: Did games -Ultimate tag, musical chairs, and interviews witha partner
Feb 3/4:  1) Somebody who has ...(ie: Broke their leg) and switch   2) Objects you would have if on a deserted island  3) 20 questions (interview)

Feb1/2: Do intro games:  1)My name, going to a party  2) Make the name and object into a story  3) Pattern game: Whossit, with action or sound pattern and IT has to guess who it is   3) Actor Needs a
Director and then change into other things the IT is asking for






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