National Core Arts Standards: Theatre — Grade 4


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TH:Cn10.1a.4

Identify the ways drama/theatre work reflects the perspectives of a community or culture.

TH:Cn11.1a.4

Respond to community and social issues and incorporate other content areas in drama/theatre work.

TH:Cn11.2a.4

Investigate crosscultural approaches to storytelling in drama/theatre work.

TH:Cn11.2b.4

Compare the drama/theatre conventions of a given time period with those of the present.

TH:Cr1.1a.4

Articulate the visual details of imagined worlds, and improvised stories that support the given circumstances in a drama/theatre work.

TH:Cr1.1b.4

Visualize and design technical elements that support the story and given circumstances in a drama/theatre work.

TH:Cr1.1c.4

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

TH:Cr2.1a.4

Collaborate to devise original ideas for a drama/theatre work by asking questions about characters and plots.

TH:Cr2.1b.4

Make and discuss group decisions and identify responsibilities required to present a drama/theatre work to peers.

TH:Cr3.1a.4

Revise and improve an improvised or scripted drama/theatre work through repetition and collaborative review.

TH:Cr3.1b.4

Develop physical and vocal exercise techniques for an improvised or scripted drama/theatre work.

TH:Cr3.1c.4

Collaborate on solutions to design and technical problems that arise in rehearsal for a drama/theatre work.

TH:Pr4.1a.4

Modify the dialogue and action to change the story in a drama/theatre work.

TH:Pr4.1b.4

Make physical choices to develop a character in a drama/theatre work.

TH:Pr5.1a.4

Practice selected exercises that can be used in a group setting for drama/theatre work

TH:Pr5.1b.4

Propose the use of technical elements in a drama/theatre work.

TH:Pr6.1.4

Share small-group drama/theatre work, with peers as audience.

TH:Re7.1.4

Identify artistic choices made in a drama/theatre work through participation and observation.

TH:Re8.1a.4

Compare and contrast multiple personal experiences when participating in or observing a drama/theatre work.

TH:Re8.1b.4

Compare and contrast the qualities of characters in a drama/theatre work through physical characteristics and prop or costume design choices that reflect cultural perspectives.

TH:Re8.1c.4

Identify and discuss physiological changes connected to emotions in drama/ theatre work.

TH:Re9.1a.4

Propose a plan to evaluate drama/theatre work.

TH:Re9.1b.4

Investigate how technical elements may support a theme or idea in a drama/theatre work.

TH:Re9.1c.4

Observe how a characters choices impact an audiences perspective in a drama/theatre work.