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M6 Unit1 Project Yangzhong Secondary Specialized School Zhu Qing
Brainstorming: Do you enjoy seeing dramas? Have you ever seen dramas either on TV or in a theatre? Have you imagined acting in dramas and being a super star? Today, you will have a chance to experience dramas!
Welcome to our drama class!
actors/ actress director script theme lines stage directions setting costumes props Basic elements of a play: plot vivid performances exaggerated expressions…
Listen to the plays, and answer the following questions.
The invisible bench characters setting five students in a park themethe invisible bench Is there really an invisible bench? Fast reading(1):
The important papers characters setting The King, the Queen, Servant in the palace theme the important papers What does the King really mean by saying “the important papers”? Fast reading(2):
1.Is there a bench in the courtyard? 2.What does the word ‘invisible’ mean? 3.Is this a comedy? Why or why not? 4.What style of comedy do you think this one is, observational, prop, physical or impressionist? Why? The invisible bench Detailed reading(1):
1.Is there a bench in the courtyard? 2.What does the word ‘invisible’ mean? 3.Is this a comedy? Why or why not? No. It means ‘can’t be seen’. Yes, it is a comedy because it is very funny. Answers :
4.What style of comedy do you think this one is, observational, prop, physical or impressionist? Why? It is physical. Actors use body language to perform the play.
The important papers 1.Who do you think is the main character in the play? 2.What does the King actually want? 3.What style of stand-up comedy is this play? Why? 4.Why are the others unable to understand him? Detailed reading(2) :
1.Who do you think is the main character in the play? 2.What does the King actually want? The king. Answers : Toilet paper.
3.What style of comedy is this play? Why? 4.Why were the others unable to understand him? Because the king expressd his opinion in a roundabout way and he said that he wanted important papers,the others would mistake them for some official documents. It is prop. Actors use the prop —toilet paper and some other papers to perform the play.
Summary(1): One day, when Tony met Mike in the park, Mike said he was sitting on an i______ bench,then, Tony joined in him.They both sat for a w____,and s_____, crossig and u_______ legs, reading a book. Then, Cathy and Paula joined in them,too.But Mike looked a_____ and stood up and w______ over to the middle of the stage and sat down. Later, Ann came to them and asked if they were s_____ on an invisible bench. nvisible hile hifted ncrossing nnoyedandered itting
They said yes. But Mike said they didn’t, because he f_____ to tell them that the bench was too c______,so he had moved the bench. In the end, Tony, Paula and Cathy all f____ down. orgot rowded ell
Once u___ a time, there w___a very funny story among three people, the King, the Queen and a s_____. One day, as soon as the King entered the p____, he called in a servant and told him he had to have some i________ papers immediately. Soon came back the servant with a s____ of o_____-looking papers, but s_____ this, the King threw them a__the servant and shouted: “No, no, no, bring my important papers!” Summary(2): pon as ervant alace mportant tack fficial eeing t
The servant d_____ out and in a minute re-entered with a newspaper in his hand. This time, to his s______, the King t____ it into halves and cried: “No,y___ fool! I must have my important papers RIGHT NOW!!!” However, like the first and second time, the servant f____ to bring the King what he wanted several times. Even the Queen didn’t know what her husband wanted and just tore a page from her book and o_____ it to the King. ashed urprise ore ou ailed ffered
The King moved around in his chair, c_____ and uncrossed his legs and seemed very anxious.At last, the servant h___ out a roll of toilet paper. He was puzzled whether the King needed it or not. On the contrary, upon getting it, the King ran o__ as fast as possible. So can you guess what happened to the King? rossed old ff
That’s the end of the two plays! Let’s do some exercises.
Fill in the blanks with proper forms: 1.We are sitting on an _______ bench. 2._____ if I sit down? 3.Mike stands up and __________ to the middle of the stage. 4.I _____________(forget) to tell you. 5.The _______group fell down to the ground. invisible wander over entire must have done mind invisible entire wanders over must have forgotten Mind
6. The King raises one eyebrow and looks _________ at the servant. 7. Servant enters ___________official- looking papers. 8. The servant bows and _________. 9. _________ to bring them to the King. 10. Queen tears a page from her book and _____ it _____ the King. meaningfully dash out a stack of offer it is one’s duty to do sth. meaningfully offers It’s your duty dashes out with a stack of to
Homework: 1.Do Part D1 and D2 on page 103 in workbook. 2.Prepare for your presentation.
Planning Presenting Producing Preparing Learn how to make a play!
Planning: Get into groups (5-6Ss per group) Decide which play to act out Clear assignments Who will be the actors/ actresses? Who will be the director? Who will find props? Who will make costumes? ……
Preparing : Actors and actresses should recite all their lines. All props needed should be found. All costumes needed should be made. Director should be in charge of all things related to the play. Try to act out the true feelings and expressions of the characters!
Producing: Practice your play before performing to your classmates.
Presenting: Each group should present your play to the others. You decide which group’s performance is the best. You decide who is the best actor and actress. You decide who is the best director. You decide which group’s props and costumes are the best.