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Fine Arts - Secondary (Fall 2017) Curriculum Secondary Theatre - Grades 7 and 8 (Fall 2017)
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Core Standards of the Course

Strand: CREATE (78.T.CR.)
Students will conceptualize, generate, develop, and organize artistic ideas and work. They will complete and refine theatre works (Standards 78.T.CR.18).

Standard 78.T.CR.1:
Develop imagination to create artistic ideas and work.

Standard 78.T.CR.2:
Read and analyze a play for its technical requirements, identifying parts in the script that require the addition of a technical element.

Standard 78.T.CR.3:
Use form and structure to create a scene or play with a beginning, middle, and end that includes full character development, believable dialogue, and logical plot outcomes.

Standard 78.T.CR.4:
roles, identify responsibilities, and participate in group decision making.

Standard 78.T.CR.5:
Explore physical, vocal, and emotional choices to develop a performance that is believable, authentic, and relevant to a drama/theatre work.

Standard 78.T.CR.6:
Create and sustain a believable character throughout a scripted or improvised scene.

Standard 78.T.CR.7:
Recognize that participating in the rehearsal process is necessary to refine and revise.

Standard 78.T.CR.8:
Imagine and explore multiple perspectives and solutions to staging problems in a drama/theatre work.


Strand: PERFORM (78.T.P.)
Students will analyze, interpret, and select artistic work for performance. They will develop techniques and concepts to refine artistic work and express meaning through the presentation of drama/theatre works (Standards 78.T.P.19).

Standard 78.T.P.1:
Interpret the character, setting, and essential events in a story or script that make up the dramatic structure in a drama/theatre work, and consider various and unique choices to enhance the story in a drama/theatre work.

Standard 78.T.P.2:
Perform as a productive and responsible member of an acting ensemble in both rehearsal and performance situations.

Standard 78.T.P.3:
Observe, listen, and respond in character to other actors throughout a scripted or improvised scene.

Standard 78.T.P.4:
Communicate meaning using the body through space, shape, energy, and gesture.

Standard 78.T.P.5:
Communicate meaning using the voice through volume, pitch, tone, rate, and clarity.

Standard 78.T.P.6:
Use imagination to inform artistic choices.

Standard 78.T.P.7:
Identify appropriate stage properties and technical elements for a given production.

Standard 78.T.P.8:.
Identify and use appropriate vocabulary to describe kinds of stage spaces, stage directions, areas of the stage, and basic blocking techniques.

Standard 78.T.P.9:
Perform a variety of dramatic works for peers or invited audiences.


Strand: RESPOND (78.T.R.)
Students will perceive and analyze artistic work and process. They will interpret intent and meaning, and apply criteria to evaluate artistic work and process (Standards 78.T.R.17).

Standard 78.T.R.1:
Describe and demonstrate audience skills of observing attentively and responding appropriately in classroom presentations, rehearsals, and live performance settings.

Standard 78.T.R.2:
Justify responses based on personal experiences when participating in or observing a drama/theatre work.

Standard 78.T.R.3:
Formulate a deeper understanding and appreciation of a drama/ theatre work by considering its specific purpose or intended audience.

Standard 78.T.R.4:
Demonstrate the ability to receive and act upon coaching, feedback, and constructive criticism.

Standard 78.T.R.5:
Examine a drama/theatre work using supporting evidence and criteria, while considering art forms, history, culture, and other disciplines.

Standard 78.T.R.6:
Describe and analyze how artists make choices based on personal experience in a drama/theatre work.

Standard 78.T.R.7:
Identify and explain why artistic choices are made in a drama/theatre work.


Strand: CONNECT (78.T.CO.)
Students will synthesize and relate knowledge from personal and collaborative experience to make and receive art. They will relate artistic ideas and works with societal, cultural and historical context to deepen understanding (Standards 78.T.CO.13).

Standard 78.T.CO.1:
Examine a community issue through multiple perspectives in a drama/theatre work.

Standard 78.T.CO.2:
Research how other theatre artists apply creative processes to tell stories in a devised or scripted drama/theatre work, using theatre research methods.

Standard 78.T.CO.3:
Examine contemporary social, cultural, or global issues through different forms of drama theatre work.



UEN logo http://www.uen.org - in partnership with Utah State Board of Education (USBE) and Utah System of Higher Education (USHE).  Send questions or comments to USBE Specialist - Cathy Jensen and see the Fine Arts - Secondary (Fall 2017) website. For general questions about Utah's Core Standards contact the Director - DIANA SUDDRETH .  
Email:  diana.suddreth@schools.utah.gov

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