T.E406

Directing a Tableau

Directing a Tableau

Using group tableau, student directors will create a “one moment on stage” tableau that communicates a personal point of view about a chosen topic. Students will also write a reflection describing their motivation and justifying the choices they made in communicating to an audience.

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This is an analytic rubric. The column on the left shows the dimension that is being measured in the student’s performance. The levels across the top row indicate the performance level in the dimensions. Occasionally all dimensions and performance levels are exemplified by multiple students in a single recording.

TEACHER SCORING RUBRIC

  • Dimension
  • Topic written for tableau

  • Message written for tableau

  • Title written for tableau

  • Director preparation and use of time

  • Clarity of communication from message and title

  • Communication through actor placement and levels

  • Impact

  • Written justification of choices

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • No

    N/A at this time.
  • No

    N/A at this time.
  • Yes

    N/A at this time.
  • Yes

    N/A at this time.
  • No

    N/A at this time.
  • No

    N/A at this time.
  • Yes

    N/A at this time.
  • Yes

    N/A at this time.
  • No

    N/A at this time.
  • No

    N/A at this time.
  • Yes

    N/A at this time.
  • Yes

    N/A at this time.
  • Tableau is not prepared and actors do not know their placement and purpose.

    N/A at this time.
  • Tableau is underprepared. Only a few actors know their placement and purpose.

    N/A at this time.
  • Tableau is moderately prepared. Most actors know their placement and purpose.

    N/A at this time.
  • Tableau is well prepared. Actors know their placement and purpose.

    N/A at this time.
  • Title and tableau are disconnected and do not communicate to the audience.

    N/A at this time.
  • Title and tableau are somewhat disconnected and communicate only somewhat to the audience.

    N/A at this time.
  • Title and tableau are mostly connected and mostly communicate to the audience.

    N/A at this time.
  • Title and tableau are well connected and communicate clearly to the audience.

    N/A at this time.
  • Actor placement does not reflect multiple layers and levels and does not communicate clearly to the audience.

    N/A at this time.
  • Actor placement barely reflects multiple layers and levels and somewhat communicates to the audience.

    N/A at this time.
  • Actor placement mostly reflects multiple layers and levels and communicates clearly to the audience.

    N/A at this time.
  • Actor placement reflects multiple layers and levels and communicates very clearly to the audience.

    N/A at this time.
  • Director did not achieve his/her intended impact.

    N/A at this time.
  • Director somewhat achieved his/her intended impact.

    N/A at this time.
  • Director mostly achieved his/her intended impact.

    N/A at this time.
  • Director clearly achieved his/her intended impact.

    N/A at this time.
  • Director did not justify his or her choices in his/her written responses; did not use examples.

    N/A at this time.
  • Director struggled to justify his/her choices in his/her written responses; used some examples.

    N/A at this time.
  • Director mostly justified his/her choices in his/her written responses; used good examples.

    N/A at this time.
  • Director clearly justified his/her choices in his/her written responses; used effective examples.

    N/A at this time.
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