A Change of Scene: Learning About the Renovation of Performing Spaces


  • Aug 6 2010 5:39 PM

    Susanne Melton


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In this lesson, found on the New York Times Learning Network, students consider the elements that make a performance space successful. Then, in groups, students are given a budget and propose renovations to their school's theatre that would improve the quality of the experience for the performers and audience.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 12

    Topics: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, Visual Arts & Performing Arts, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, Geography, Theatre


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    • Teacher Materials

    Tool for: Parents, Administrators, Teachers


    Instructional Strategy

    Grouping: Large Group Instruction; Heterogeneous

    Teaching Method: Discussions; Cooperative Learning