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Concept: Form, group performance
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Concept: Warming up, physical health
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6-8

To build; to bring elements together - When students enter the middle grades, they are becoming concrete thinkers, eager to acquire new skills and define their place as individuals. The CONSTRUCT cycle focuses arts learning on investigations how we build ourselves and our environment and the role that individuals play in the process.

Self

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Concept: Playwriting, theatre roles, SEL

Structure

Process

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Concept: Technical Theatre
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Concept: Character physicalization, objective, tactic
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HS

Identity

to consider theoretically - In high school, students begin the transition from concrete to abstract thought as they transition into early adulthood.  This transition is reflected in the ABSTRACT cycle, as the ideas become broad, theoretical frameworks that exist outside the individual.

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Concept: Genre, style, movement

Interaction

Language

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Concept: Creative Process

Determination

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Concept: One-act play creation

Creation