Drama Performance: A Defenseless Creature
Lesson 3 of 3
Objective: SWBAT to compare and contrast a drama to its staged version by watching a farce being performed.
Word Roots Warm Up
Today is the day that we take the summative assessment over the Greek & Latin roots we have studied thus far. I use the test from this book for my students. However, it wouldn't take any time at all to go back through the PowerPoint slides and make an assessment.
You simply have to ask yourself, "My money or my time?"
You know my answer!
Getting Down to Business
Once everyone has finished their test, I show students this YouTube video of high school students performing "A Defenseless Creature." I ask them to pay attention to whether this performance matches their reading from yesterday.
Did They Get It?
As an exit ticket for today's class, I have students compare and contrast the script of "A Defenseless Creature" to the performance we watched. I ask them to think about whether the staged version was what they expected or not. What parts seemed right and what parts did not match what you visualized yesterday?
This exit ticket is a formative assessment that I collect as they are leaving class.