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Topic: Purpose and meaning in drama 

Theatre

 Standard 1.  Demonstrates competence in writing scripts
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Constructs imaginative scripts that convey story and meaning to an audience
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Constructs imaginative scripts that convey story to an audience
     2.Constructs imaginative scripts that convey meaning to an audience
 Standard 4.  Directs scenes and productions
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Develops multiple interpretations and visual and aural production choices for scripts and production ideas
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Develops multiple interpretations for visual production choices as a director
     2.Develops multiple interpretations for aural production choices as a director
 Standard 5.  Understands how informal and formal theatre, film, television, and electronic media productions create and communicate meaning
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 6.Understands the validity and practicality of cultural, historical, and symbolic information used in making artistic choices for informal and formal productions
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the validity and practicality of cultural information used in making artistic choices for productions
     2.Understands the validity and practicality of historical information used in making artistic choices for productions
     3.Understands the validity and practicality of symbolic information used in making artistic choices for productions
 Standard 6.  Understands the context in which theatre, film, television, and electronic media are performed today as well as in the past
  Level II (Grade K-4)
   Benchmark 2.Understands the various settings and reasons for creating dramas and attending theatre, film, television, and electronic media productions
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the various settings and reasons for creating dramas
     2.Understands reasons for attending theatre productions
     3.Understands reasons for attending film productions
     4.Understands reasons for watching televisions productions
     5.Understands reasons for attending electronic media productions
   Benchmark 3.Knows ways in which theatre reflects life
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that theatre can reflect different aspects life
  Level III (Grade 5-8)
   Benchmark 4.Knows ways in which theatre reflects a culture
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that theatre can reflect particular aspects of a culture
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 2.Understands ways in which theatre can reveal universal concepts
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows there are universal concepts that can be revealed in theatre