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Drama / Year 5 and 6

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Curriculum content descriptions

Rehearse and perform devised and scripted drama that develops narrative, drives dramatic tension, and uses dramatic symbol, performance styles and design elements to share community and cultural stories and engage an audience (ACADRM037)

Elaborations
  • creating narrative and tension to communicate dramatic meaning
  • Considering viewpoints – meanings and interpretations: For example – What did the performer intend audiences to experience and understand from the drama? Why did you make this drama?
  • exploring and applying different performance styles, and drawing on drama from other locations, cultures and times as sources of ideas in their own drama, and considering any protocols for representing community or cultural stories in performance
  • focusing communication with the audience by, for example, remembering lines, moves and cues in rehearsal and performance
  • showing understanding of the purpose of rehearsing drama and the need for collaboration and group work
  • using props, costumes, instruments and available technologies such as light, sound and multimedia to create dramatic symbols and enhance dramatic action
  • planning and designing elements of their performance, for example, creating a stage design and interpreting diagrams and locations and using proximity and directional stage language in performance spaces during rehearsal
  • presenting their performances using internet-based technologies, including social media, and considering the place of a real or virtual audience and their effect on the performance
  • using available software and applications to plan for playbuilding and to create scripts
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Narratives,  Symbolism (Art movements),  Plots (Stories),  Devised drama

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