Students will be able to demonstrate their understanding of Medieval Theatre, playwriting, and getting a play up on its feet by participating in discussions, taking a quiz, writing a play, and performing a play.
All should have some experience with Drama. Ideally they have had a unit on Greek theatre and a unit on Roman theatre before this.
TH:Cr2-II.b. Cooperate as a creative team to make interpretive choices for a drama/theatre work.
Re7.1.II.a. Respond to what is seen, felt, and heard in a drama/theatre work to develop criteria for artistic choices.
TH:Re8.1.I.b. Identify and compare cultural perspectives and contexts that may influence the evaluation of a drama/theatre work.
TH:Re9.1.II.c. Verify how a drama/theatre work communicates for a specific purpose and audience.
TH:Cn11.1.I.a. Explore how cultural, global, and historic belief systems affect creative choices in a drama/theatre work.
Theatre is worthwhile and essential to humanity. Playwriting is difficult and the intent of playwrights should be respected.