National Core Arts Standards: Theatre — Grade 3


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TH:Cn10.1.3

Use personal experiences and knowledge to make connections to community and culture in a drama/theatre work.

TH:Cn11.1.3

Identify connections to community, social issues and other content areas in drama/theatre work.

TH:Cn11.2a.3

Explore how stories are adapted from literature to drama/theatre work.

TH:Cn11.2b.3

Examine how artists have historically presented the same stories using different art forms, genres, or drama/theatre conventions.

TH:Cr1.1a.3

Create roles, imagined worlds, and improvised stories in a drama/theatre work.

TH:Cr1.1b.3

Imagine and articulate ideas for costumes, props and sets for the environment and characters in a drama/theatre work.

TH:Cr1.1c.3

Collaborate to determine how characters might move and speak to support the story and given circumstances in drama/theatre work.

TH:Cr2.1a.3

Participate in methods of investigation to devise original ideas for a drama/theatre work.

TH:Cr2.1b.3

Compare ideas with peers and make selections that will enhance and deepen group drama/theatre work.

TH:Cr3.1a.3

Collaborate with peers to revise, refine, and adapt ideas to fit the given parameters of a drama theatre work.

TH:Cr3.1b.3

Participate and contribute to physical and vocal exploration in an improvised or scripted drama/theatre work.

TH:Cr3.1c.3

Practice and refine design and technical choices to support a devised or scripted drama/theatre work.

TH:Pr4.1a.3

Apply the elements of dramatic structure to a story and create a drama/theatre work.

TH:Pr4.1b.3

Investigate how movement and voice are incorporated into drama/theatre work.

TH:Pr5.1a.3

Participate in a variety of physical, vocal, and cognitive exercises that can be used in a group setting for drama/theatre work.

TH:Pr5.1b.3

Identify the basic technical elements that can be used in drama/theatre work.

TH:Pr6.1a.3

Practice drama/theatre work and share reflections individually and in small groups.

TH:Re7.1a.3

Understand why artistic choices are made in a drama/theatre work.

TH:Re8.1a.3

Consider multiple personal experiences when participating in or observing a drama/theatre work.

TH:Re8.1b.3

Consider multiple ways to develop a character using physical characteristics and prop or costume design choices that reflect cultural perspectives in drama/theatre work.

TH:Re8.1c.3

Examine how connections are made between oneself and a characters emotions in drama/theatre work.

TH:Re9.1a.3

Understand how and why groups evaluate drama/theatre work.

TH:Re9.1b.3

Consider and analyze technical elements from multiple drama/theatre works.

TH:Re9.1c.3

Evaluate and analyze problems and situations in a drama/theatre work from an audience perspective.