This course will meet the Fine and Performing Arts, Speech and Debate, or Practical Arts credit requirement.
Principal Approved Assessment
Elective- may be taken at any grade level. See placement considerations here.
No prerequisite required.
Next Course in Progression:
Consider other ELA and Reading Electives.
The purpose of this course is to enable students to develop and use writing and language skills for play writing in a variety of public performance formats.
The content should include, but not be limited to, the following:
- an in-depth examination of various forms of plays in order to examine
- text craft and structure, including digital performance modes
- modes of staging directions o power and impact of appropriate voice and/or tone and persona
- reciprocal nature of content and form in development of writing for performance
- literary theory associated with play writing
- writing for varied purposes including
- personal and dramatic narratives
- poetic oral performance formats
- screenplay and multimedia productions
- digital writing platforms
- effective listening, speaking, and viewing
- collaboration amongst peers, especially regarding peer reviews of multiple drafts and/or performances