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Theatre Wheel 6th–8th (1439)

Grade Range:
 Course duration:
 One semester; may also be taught as a six-, nine-, or 12-week portion of an 18-week wheel course. May be repeated for credit
Course Description:
 This course is an introduction to the elements of theatre and is directed toward helping students acquire performance, communication, and problem solving skills through acting, reading, speaking, listening, writing, and body control. Students explore the creative process, learn to respond to artistic work, and empathize with others. They are encouraged to make connections between theatre, electronic media, and their own lives.

Basic Texts and Teaching Guides:
 Selected individual works of drama.
SDUSD VAPA Core Learnings, 2005.