Drama / Year 7 and 8

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Curriculum content descriptions

Combine the elements of drama in devised and scripted drama to explore and develop issues, ideas and themes (ACADRM040)

Elaborations
  • investigating and researching starting points for drama, for example, using analysis of performance styles or evaluating their peers’ responses to questions about an issue or image
  • working with different combinations of the elements of drama to create and sustain dramatic situations and show contrast
  • experimenting with linear and non-linear narrative to focus dramatic action and tension
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Themes (Texts),  Devised drama

Teacher resource

Radio drama

This is a resource that focuses on how sound is used to create and enhance drama. It features a video of actor Marian Haddrick talking about sound in drama and performing a radio play with Brendan McCallum using props to create a sound score. The resource includes three activity sheets on soundscapes, radio advertising ...

Teacher resource

Be on the Safe Side Year 7-8 The Arts (Drama)

This is a unit of work that uses the concept of rail safety and the setting of the rail network to explore character, roles and situations; there is a particular focus on bullying and the bystander effect. Learning opportunities for students include scripting, performing and revising their own drama. The resource includes: ...

Teacher resource

Hahoe mask drama

This is an online module consisting of teacher notes, three stimulus resources and student activities that explore the Korean Hahoe mask drama. The teacher notes provide background information about Korea, the traditional mask drama and pedagogical advice. The stimulus resources consist of images of the play and masks, ...