Theatre and Film follows the TCEA grading scales. All policies are posted on the TCEA Arts Main Site.
Final Grades are based on:
25% Projects - the development of skills based on NC standards for Theatre Arts and Technology, graded according to Mr. Kline's Performance Rubric
25% Performances - "exams" graded according to the Performance and Tech Rubric.
25% Growth - measured by weekly assignments/activities designed to develop skills in performance, analysis, and understanding of theatre and film as an art form.
25% Participation - daily participation, audience etiquette, and citizenship
Progress Reports are not weighted.
THEATRE AND FILM STANDARDS
Analysis of literary texts and performances
Understanding of technical theatre or film components (costumes, props,
lights, sound, effects, etc.)
Analysis of the cultural, social, and historical implications of theatre and film
Understanding of the traditions, roles, and conventions of theatre and film
Performance and Technical Rubric
Each performance is graded according to these four components, all of which receive equal weight:
1. CREATIVITY on or off stage and screen
2. GOOD COMMUNICATION on or off stage and screen
3. FOCUS on or off stage and screen
4. AUDIENCE ETIQUETTE for stage and screen