Acting Well in Shakespeare Scenes - Grade 8 Drama - Unit 1

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Inquiry Questions (Engaging- Debatable):

  • How does the Shakespearean language alter or affect the actor’s performance? (DTA09-GR.8-S.1-GLE.1,2,3) and (DTA09-GR.8-S2-GLE.1,2) and (DTA09- GR.8-S.3-GLE.1,2,3)
  • How do the given elements of a play affect the performance of scripted material?

Concepts: Composition, Style, Expressions, Movement, Symbol, Culture, Influence, Rhythm, Scripted Language, Stylistic Elements, Setting, Integrated, Aesthetics, Audience, Relationships, Character Development, Perspective, Scene