(WEEKEND AT YIS) Exemplar
Course 3 Project-Readers Theater & Trailer (Grades 1 & 2)

Essential questions -

  • What are the powerful elements of expressive drama?
  • How can we use the elements to improve our performances?
  • How can we use drama to help us express ourselves?


What is the message you want to send?
  • Effective communication usually combines different elements such as confidence, creativity and cooperation


curriculum -language arts, ICT

Time
  • 4-5 weeks, 1st/2nd grade


audience
  • parents and other students


key concepts
  • Connection - How is it connected to other things?
  • Function - How does it work?
  • Form - What is it like?

SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT TASK

You are an actor trying to promote your reader's theater production. Your job is to create a trailer that will make your fellow students and parents want to come and view your readers theater production.




Criteria
Amateur
Celebrity
Hollywood Star
Oscar Nominee

Use of storyboard
Did not plan the shots before the shoot and the wording does not match with the shots.
Some of the shots are planned before the shoot. Some of the wording in the trailer matches with the shots.
Most of the shots are planned before the shoot and most of the wording in the trailer matches with the shots.
All of the shots are planned before the shoot and the wording matches with the shots.
Appropriate video clips
The clip lengths are random.
Some of the clips are the appropriate length.
Most of the clips are the appropriate length.
All of the shots are the appropriate length.
Cooperation
You rarely cooperated with your team members.
You sometimes cooperated with your team members.
Most of the time you cooperated with your team members.
You always cooperated with your team members.
Creativity
Your trailer rarely has creative points that helps to interest your audience.
Your trailer has some creative points that helps to interest your audience.
Your trailer has many creative points that helps to interest your audience.
Your trailer has consistently creative points to interest your audience.