Drama / Foundation to Year 2

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Curriculum content descriptions

Present drama that communicates ideas, including stories from their community, to an audience (ACADRM029)

Elaborations
  • presenting scenes in which they apply story structures to set the scene, link action and create an ending, such as a cultural or community story with the assistance of representatives from the community
  • following cues and using voice and movement to link action, ideas and stories in their drama
  • rehearsing and performing sequences of ideas to communicate stories through drama
  • enhancing ideas and stories in their drama by using available software and technologies, for example, using a mobile device to add sound effects to a performance
  • Considering viewpoints – meanings and interpretations: For example – What do you want your audience to think about your drama? What did this drama make you think about? How did you feel when making/watching the drama? evaluations: What did you like best in the drama? Why?
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Audiences,  Theatrical genres

Online

TrackSAFE Education Primary School Resources: Foundation, Year 1, Year 2 The Arts

This unit uses the idea of track safe behaviours as the stimulus for Arts activities including the lines on a platform to explore artworks that use line as medium; dramatising safe behaviours through role play; and exploring sounds and music associated with trains in order to compose and perform music that simulates a train ...

Interactive

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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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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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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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; ...

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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. ...

Interactive

Puppet Pals HD

This is a free application for the iPad that focuses on creating plays using a library of eight animated fairytale characters and five background scenes. It features video, audio and a record function, as well as the ability to import background scenes from personal photo libraries, create actors from photos, and save, ...