CC.9-10.SL.1.b.: Work with peers to set rules for collegial discussions and decision-making (e.g., informal consensus, taking votes on key issues, presentation of alternate views), clear goals and deadlines, and individual roles as needed.
CC.9-10.SL.1.c: Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that relate the current discussion to broader themes or larger ideas; actively incorporate others into the discussion; and clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions.
CC.9-10.SL.6 : Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate. (See grades 9-10 Language standards 1 and 3 on pages 54 for specific expectations.)
Theater Workshop/Creative Drama P. Lee-Muratori
Modern Day Fairy Tale PBLA
Directions: Students will work in groups to improvise and perform a fairy tale that features “good and “evil,” teaches a moral lesson, and resembles a modern “take” on a classic tale. Examples of class fairy tales: “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” “Sleeping Beauty,” “Beauty and the Beast,” “Cinderella,” and “Jack and the Beanstalk.”
Element: Points: Student: Teacher
1. All actors are articulate
and can be heard at all times
on stage. 20 ___ ___
2. “Good” and “Evil” are obvious
elements/characters in the tale. 20 ___ ___
3. A lesson is taught (Theme). 20 ___ ___
4. Characters are larger than life
but believable in their context 20 ___ ___
5. There is an effective
organization to the performance.
In other words, the scene
makes sense to the audience, and they
can identify the class fairy tale
that has been adapted. 10 ___ ___
6. The group is having fun. 10 ___ ___
Total: 100 ___ ___
What could use improvement or further exploration: