Units

UNIT

Ancient Greek Theatre - It's All Greek to Me! *Hyperdoc

by Lea Marshall

The purpose of this unit is to give students an introduction to independent learning as well as an overview of Ancient Greek theatre. Students will apply their knowledge throughout, and the unit culminates in a group activity.

This unit is delivered in hyperdoc format. What does that mean? A hyperdoc is an interactive tool that encourages digital learning. In this case, students are given a document on a subject, and there they can read articles, watch videos, do some independent research, and apply what they’ve learned. Because they’re working on their own, students are in charge of their own pacing.

Before you start the unit, ensure you read the Teacher Guide first. It will give you clear instructions on how to distribute the hyperdoc format and make it easy for you and your students.

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UNIT

The Working Playwright *Hyperdoc

by Lindsay Price

In this unit, students will gain insight into the day to day responsibilities of a working artist. This unit aims to illuminate for students that creative expression is only one element in a sustainable arts career, and attempt to address the essential question: How does a playwright turn creative expression into a career? The culminating project for the unit is a playwright submissions packet for a theatre company.

This unit is delivered in hyperdoc format. What does that mean? A hyperdoc is an interactive tool that encourages digital learning. In this case, students are given a document on a subject, and there they can read articles, watch videos, do some independent research, and apply what they’ve learned. Because they’re working on their own, students are in charge of their own pacing.

Before you start the unit, ensure you read the Teacher Guide first. It will give you clear instructions on how to distribute the hyperdoc format and make it easy for you and your students.

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UNIT

Introduction to Set Design *Hyperdoc

by Lea Marshall

The purpose of this unit is to give students an introduction to independent learning as well as an overview of Set Design. Students will apply their knowledge throughout, and the unit culminates in a group activity.

This unit is delivered in hyperdoc format. What does that mean? A hyperdoc is an interactive tool that encourages digital learning. In this case, students are given a document on a subject, and there they can read articles, watch videos, do some independent research, and apply what they’ve learned. Because they’re working on their own, students are in charge of their own pacing.

Before you start the unit, ensure you read the Teacher Guide first. It will give you clear instructions on how to distribute the hyperdoc format and make it easy for you and your students.

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UNIT

Elements of Costume Design *Hyperdoc

by Anna Porter

In this unit, students will explore and collaboratively take on the role of costume designers. Students will explore the elements of design, director’s concept, and the considerations for costume design. They will then apply this knowledge in a culminating project.

This unit has been designed to integrate technology into the curriculum. Students will utilize technology throughout via HyperDocs, internet research, and Google tools such as Google Drive, Google Forms, Google Slides, and Google Docs. A digital Learning Tools Introduction resource is provided for additional help in using the different tools and applications.

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UNIT

Copyright *Hyperdoc

by Lindsay Price

This unit takes students through the ins and outs of copyright, from Intellectual Property, to what is and what is not copyrightable, to Copyright and the theatre, case studies and finally the Public domain. Sections come with a variety of application methods: a research activity, a video to respond to, questions to answer, and articles to read.

This unit is delivered in hyperdoc format. What does that mean? A hyperdoc is an interactive tool that encourages digital learning. In this case, students are given a document on a subject, and there they can read articles, watch videos, do some independent research, and apply what they’ve learned. Because they’re working on their own, students are in charge of their own pacing.

Before you start the unit, ensure you read the Teacher Guide first. It will give you clear instructions on how to distribute the hyperdoc format and make it easy for you and your students.

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Lesson Plans

LESSON PLAN

Introduction

by Anna Porter

Students will be introduced to and demonstrate their understanding of the elements of design by collaboratively completing a class HyperDoc and going on an Emotion Scavenger Hunt to create a digital collage.

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LESSON PLAN

Considerations for Costume Design/Director's Concept

by Anna Porter

Students will explore the considerations for costume design and what can be communicated through clothing. Students will create a “rocker” costume for a character as a means of introducing students to director’s concept and how it can shape a design.

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LESSON PLAN

Director's Concept Review

by Anna Porter

Students will review director’s concept and be introduced to the steps of design. Students will create a director’s concept for the costume design and costume team portfolio project and select an artifact to help support their idea.

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LESSON PLAN

Director's Concept/Character Analysis

by Anna Porter

Students will present and refine their director’s concept by presenting it to another costume team in class in the form of an “elevator pitch.” Students will explore characterization and what they need to consider when designing a costume for a production.

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LESSON PLAN

Research/Digital Citizenship

by Anna Porter

Students will review the role and process of research in design as well as how to do that in a digitally responsible way by looking at the difference between research for inspiration and perspiration.

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LESSON PLAN

How to Draw a Figure/Work Time

by Anna Porter

Students will be given resources to help them draw their costume designs in proportionally appropriate ways. Students will also understand how to utilize the work they have done up to this point with the physical creation of their costume designs.

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LESSON PLAN

Costume Team Meeting/Work Time

by Anna Porter

Students will explore effective collaboration, complete their costume designs, and participate in a costume team meeting in preparation for their final portfolio.

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LESSON PLAN

Google Site: Elements of Costume Design and Team Portfolio

by Anna Porter

Students will work collaboratively to create a Google Site final portfolio to showcase the work they have done as a costume team. Students will also begin to prepare their costume team pitch presentation.

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LESSON PLAN

Costume Team Pitch Preparation - Review

by Anna Porter

Students will create and refine their costume team pitch and portfolio by preparing a presentation and receiving peer feedback.

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LESSON PLAN

Pitch Presentations

by Anna Porter

Students will demonstrate their understanding of design and collaborating on a costume team by presenting their costume design and costume team pitch presentations. Students will participating in survey activities to reflect on the design and collaborative process.

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LESSON PLAN

Copyright Hyperdoc

by Lindsay Price

The purpose of this unit is to give students an introduction to independent learning as well as an overview of Copyright. Students will apply their knowledge throughout, and the unit culminates in a final activity.

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