Drama / Year 9 and 10

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Curriculum content descriptions

Structure drama to engage an audience through manipulation of dramatic action, forms and performance styles and by using design elements (ACADRM050)

Elaborations
  • learning and applying the basic concepts for interpreting texts and contexts, directing dramatic action, and using available theatre technologies
  • focusing and strengthening the dramatic action by manipulating pace in movement and dialogue, cues, vocal tone, physical proximity between characters and transitions
  • structuring the performance space to convey dramatic meaning and sense of style for an audience
  • exploring realistic, non-realistic, innovative and hybrid dramatic forms and performance styles
  • Considering viewpoints – elements, materials, skills and processes: For example – How have the elements of drama been used in your work to convey your ideas? How are materials manipulated in this drama? How have the director and performers shaped skills and processes to make and communicate meaning? How have design elements been used?
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
ScOT terms

Plots (Stories),  Theatrical genres

Text

Drama: responding

This is a web page containing 14 links to: Introduction to documentary response; Making links between stimuli; Social, cultural and historical factors; Devising drama; Role on the wall; In-role writing; Annotating a script; Interpreting and staging a scene; Focus on body language; Evaluating a theatrical performance; Using ...

Teacher resource

Be on the Safe Side Year 9-10 The Arts(Drama)

This is a unit of work that uses the rail network to explore the characters, situations, viewpoints and actions that occur in this setting; there is a focus on how to behave safely on and around the rail network. Learning opportunities include scripting, performing and revising a drama performance as well exploration of ...

Teacher resource

Drama and photography

This is a resource that focuses on using photography and symbolism as a stimulus for dramatic works. It features a video of Marian Haddrick talking about using multimedia for inspiration for drama, and demonstrating the use of photography in dramatic works. The resource includes three activity sheets and a symbolism image ...

Text

Drama: galleries

This is a web page containing links to four different galleries: Costume; Hats, wigs, masks and make-up; Expression; and Character. Each of the gallery pages contains examples with photos and brief descriptions of: costumes from throughout the ages; various hats, wigs, masks and make-up styles; facial expressions, gestures, ...

Collection

Masumi Hiraga Jackson

This is a collection of online materials developed by Museum Victoria about Masumi Hiraga Jackson, a Japanese migrant to Australia. The materials describe Masumi's decision to stay in Australia after the death of her husband in 1987, and look at how she immersed herself in Japanese cultural activities such as Noh theatre ...