6th Grade Exploratory Unit Title: Who are you?
Key Concept: Communication Related Concepts: Audience, Presentation and Expression
Description: Students will learn the basics of character building and development through drama games and assignments. Unit Assessment: Performance of Ancient Civilization story telling.
7th Grade Leadership Unit Title: Setting the Stage
Key Concepts: Aesthetic Related Concepts: Play and Structure
Description: Students will begin to explore the history of drama and jump into some of Shakespeare's greats.
Unit Assessment: Performance of a portion of an original play bite.
8th Grade Leadership Unit title: Hear no evil, See no evil, Speak no evil... Have no fun: Investigating Modes of Media
Key Concepts: Communication Related Concepts: Boundaries and Innovation
Description: Students will begin to explore the various modes of performance, theater and drama.
Unit Assessment: Students will present the historical advances in comparison of the various modes of theater, determining the pros an cons associated with physical, financial, visual and technological production.