Categorized | Music, Theater

Ovation!

Ovation!

Teacher(s) Name: Mr. Morgan Day

School: Henrico HS

Grade Level(s): Grade 11

Content Area(s): Music, Theater

Lesson Summary

Journey with Musical Theater students into the world of performing, casting, directing, choreographing, technical theater, costuming, budgeting and building the team. Their podcasts will share the formative journey and personal antidotes of the Center for the Arts Musical Theater III students as create their own Showcase performance.

TIPC Ratings

Research & Information Fluency

Rating: Approaching – Explanation: Rating: Approaching – Explanation: Students conducted research into the world of creating, producing and performing a musical showcase. Using a variety of applications students created podcasts to document, organize and analyze the processes and information necessary for a successful showcase. Students interviewed a professional director to learn from his expertise. A class website was created to share their creative journey.

Communication & Collaboration

Rating: Approaching – Explanation: Rating: Approaching – Explanation: Students worked in teams to develop in-depth podcasts documenting the processes necessary to produce and perform a successful musical showcase. They used Schoology, Google Docs, Google Sites, Audcacity, Iphone Voice Memos, in-person communication and electronic messaging to facilitate communication and collaboration among their teams, experts and others in order to provide information for future classes to understand what is involved in producing and performing a musical showcase.

Critical Thinking & Problem Solving

Rating: Approaching – Explanation: Rating: Approaching – Explanation: Once students were given the tasks of producing and performing a musical showcase, they dialogued with their team on essential questions to determine how to research the steps of the process and to develop their plan for the best outcome. Examples of essential questions include: How can having a conversation about and reflecting on steps of a process help produce a better outcome? What elements should I include and how can I use technology to engage an audience?

Creativity & Innovation

Rating: Approaching – Explanation: Rating: Approaching – Explanation: Students synthesized their research, analyzed trends, collaborated with one another and used technology to produced and participate in a team activity. Their final product was a musical showcase that was performed before a live audience of their peers, teachers and the public.

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