Class 4
Monday, January 15, 2019

Learning Objectives

TO COVER:

Warm-Up (15) by Josh Meredith

Character Effort Workout – A thing to do (10 min)

Notes:

Apologies for the wait.

Don’t just do the notes I give you – if you get a metaphor or imagery note – there is other imagery in your text; if you get a note about sound – look for it elsewhere in your speech.

Notes from

 

Presentations: 5 or 6 (50-60 minutes)

  • Miranda T. (Juliet – Shall I speak ill…)
  • Focus
    • Metre: Nervous, Regularish, breaking down, repeat…
    • Thought patterns: many short, many medium, one long
    • Thought patterns: aligned, then break down
    • Personification of “woe” and of “joy”
    • Vs. Romeo
    • Discoveries:
    • What is the human behavior?
    • Stressed Words: hours, Back, back all, worser, Tybalt, word, ten, Or, Romeo, Romeo
    • SOUNDS: Ohs and woes and mmmmms
  • Amy (Viola – I left no ring…)
  • Soliloquy
    • Discoveries!!
    • Decision!!!!!
    • Metre: fairly regular
    • Thoughts: even mix of short and medium
    • Thoughts: aligned – unaligned repeated.
    • Middle section: what doing? Has done something wrong…
    • Women’s waxen hearts… WOW
  • Caroline (Antipholus of S. – Sweet Mistress)
  • Speech to Luciana
    • imagery
    • This, that, and another (our lands and our lives and all; monarchize, be feared, and kill with looks;)
    • LISTS: Four or more! Stress from within
    • Sounds to link: Bolingbroke to bones, Ing, C/K from comfort to can/king, from crown to castle/king
    • RHYME:
      • Lots of monosyllabic words in the latter part of the the long thought 8, slow down, might help with discoveries (loose term)
    • Colons and semi-colons: I could stop now, but I have more to say (thought 8)
  • Zoë (Helena – Lo she is one)
  • Speech to Helen (with Demetrius and Lysander present)
    • Discovery
    • Imagery
    • Repetition of ONE
    • List
    • One vs two
    • Ask as if you want an answer
    • Lists
  • Kaylee (Julia – O hateful hands)
    • Sounds: hateful hands
    • Discoveries
    • Pauses
    • Props

 

Remove adjectives and adverbs and then put them in again.

Remove similes then put them back in again

Remove metaphors and replace them with the objects and then build them back in again

 

Review:

Metre

Thought counts

Thought alignment

Punctuation

Procedure
Attendance and Announcements
  • TBA
  • TBA
  • TBA

TIME

1:00 pm
1:05 pm
5 minutes
105 minutes remaining

Warm-Up
Focus on Breath
  • This standing warm-up will continue to focus on breath
  • It will further focus attention on the ribs and allowing them to expand

TIME

1:05 pm
1:20 pm
15 minutes
90 minutes remaining

Exercise
Grounding Exercise
  • The tip-toe diver grounding exercise
  • Other exercises if time permits

TIME

1:20 pm
1:25 pm
5 minutes
85 minutes remaining

Game
Chopper
  • The tip-toe diver grounding exercise
  • Other exercises if time permits

TIME

1:25 pm
1:30 pm
5 minutes
80 minutes remaining

Practice
Entrance and Exit
  • The entrance and exit exercise
  • 5 minutes to explain
  • 15 minutes to work on it

TIME

1:30 pm
1:50 pm
20 minutes
60 minutes remaining

Practice
Speech Work
  • We get to know our speeches the Cicely Berry way

TIME

1:50 pm
2:35 pm
45 minutes
15 minutes remaining

Handout
Speech Written Assignment
  • Hand out and review the speech assignment

TIME

2:35 pm
2:50 pm
15 minutes
0 minutes remaining

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