Drama / Foundation to Year 2

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Curriculum content descriptions

Use voice, facial expression, movement and space to imagine and establish role and situation (ACADRM028)

Elaborations
  • communicating verbally by using the voice to explore and show role and situation
  • communicating non-verbally by using facial expression and movement to explore and show role and situation
  • practising movement within a space to create the difference between their performance space and the audience space
  • manipulating objects, puppets, 2D images and available technologies to create stories
ScOT terms

Role-playing,  Facial expressions,  Performance space,  Imagined situations

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Train adventures

Discover and create different characters from a train ride through movement and voice. Use imagination to go on a train ride and draw the images you see.

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Metamorphosis

Using drama and visual arts students explore a world of play and imagination where nothing is as ordinary as it seems.

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Going on an adventure

Explore drama and visual arts activities using an adventure story as a stimulus.

Online

Play, wonder, create: drama contexts in early childhood - teacher resource

This resource for teachers provides a series of experiences to introduce students in Foundation to year 2 to drama. Part one is a 'getting started in drama' toolkit with techniques, tools, activities and a start-up lesson that leads students into the creation of a puppet play to explain the mystery of an abandoned bear. ...

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When is a stick not a stick?

Explore a world of play and imagery, where nothing is as ordinary as it seems. Students respond imaginatively when using a stick as a stimulus to explore elements of drama and create characters. Students will develop their expressive skills through movement and voice. Students also create artworks using a stick as a stimulus.

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Sun, Earth and Moon

This web resource is a unit of work that focuses on students demonstrating their understanding of the relationship between the Earth, Sun and Moon by creating a performance as a group. The resource is part of Brigham Young University's theatre education database. The resource contains seven lesson plans: How the Earth looks; ...

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Process drama unit: friends!

This web resource is a unit of work that focuses on students creating an original performance to demonstrate their understanding of the concept of positive friendship. It is part of Brigham Young University's theatre education database. The resource contains six lesson plans: Conflict resolution intro; Making friends; Accepting ...

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Dinosaur dig

Students learn about the world of dinosaurs through creative arts. They explore elements of dance to develop coordination skills through movement and actions, as well as music and drama to create characters. They also create a dinosaur themed artwork.

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Bear and Chook by the Sea

This learning object is designed around a series of videos with Lisa Shanahan, author, and Emma Quay, illustrator, including a reading experience of their collaborative work, Bear and Chook by the Sea. Taken as a whole, this sequence of lessons is a Stage 1 unit of work that results in students working in pairs to produce ...

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Theatre as an art form: devising a class play

This web resource is a unit of work that focuses on students writing and performing a group script devised from either 'Knuffle bunny free' by Mo Willems or 'Ox-cart man' by Donald Hall. It is part of Brigham Young University's theatre education database. The resource contains seven lesson plans: Introducing story and devising; ...