Courses of Study

Number of Standards matching query: 9
Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 2
Theatre
All Resources: 3
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 3
Unit Plans: 0
1 ) Demonstrate ways to use the body and voice to communicate character actions, emotions, and sounds in a drama.

Examples:

-  character actions--shrug, shudder;

-  emotions--laughter, tears;

-  sounds--fist pounding on table top, door slamming

•  Differentiating between verbal and nonverbal sounds
Examples:

-  verbal--"Stop!,"

-  nonverbal--"Grrr"

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 2
Theatre
All Resources: 2
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 2
Unit Plans: 0
2 ) Demonstrate locomotor and nonlocomotor movements that suggest specific images or ideas.

Examples:

-  locomotor--walking across a space,

-  nonlocomotor--standing tall like a tree

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 2
Theatre
All Resources: 2
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 2
Unit Plans: 0
3 ) Create classroom dramatizations based on personal experiences, imagination, literature, heritage, and history; including characters, settings, dialogues, and situations.

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 2
Theatre
All Resources: 2
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 2
Unit Plans: 0
4 ) Describe different elements in a dramatization.

Example: characters building suspense

•  Identifying characters, settings, problem, and solution in a drama
•  Describing character traits, including appearance, actions, and choices
•  Using appropriate theatre vocabulary
Examples: character, plot, setting, pantomime

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 2
Theatre
All Resources: 0
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 0
Unit Plans: 0
5 ) Communicate in an appropriate manner regarding aspects of a dramatization.

Examples:

-  appropriate--"That costume was from the wrong time period."

-  inappropriate--"That costume was ugly."

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 2
Theatre
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Learning Activities: 0
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Unit Plans: 0
6 ) 6. Identify common topics and ideas in stories from different cultures and historical periods.

Examples:

-  good versus evil--The Lion King, The Wizard of Oz;

-  finding your gift--The Indian Paintbrush, Just the Thing for Geraldine;

-  beware of strangers--Little Red Riding Hood, Lon Po Po

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 2
Theatre
All Resources: 0
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 0
Unit Plans: 0
7 ) Identify diverse world cultures through various artistic representations.

Examples:

-  European--British, Irish, and Scottish accents;

-  Native American--blanket weaving;

-  Mexican--Mexican Hat Dance, piñata

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 2
Theatre
All Resources: 0
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 0
Unit Plans: 0
8 ) Describe how the arts communicate ideas in different ways.

Example: differences in the portrayal of friendship in A Charlie Brown Christmas and in the visual print The Banjo Player

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 2
Theatre
All Resources: 3
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 3
Unit Plans: 0
9 ) Use simple technology to enhance a classroom dramatization.

Examples: tape recorders, digital cameras, computer programs