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Drama / Year 3 and 4

Curriculum content descriptions

Identify intended purposes and meaning of drama, starting with Australian drama, including drama of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, using the elements of drama to make comparisons (ACADRR034)

Elaborations
  • identifying meaning and describing purposes in drama from different social, cultural or historical contexts
  • Considering viewpoints – societies and cultures: For example – What features and ideas in the drama come from other cultures, times and places? How have you used these ideas and features in your own drama? Why do you think people from all different cultures make and respond to drama?
  • comparing the expectations and requirements of performers and audience in different cultural settings and applying learning in their own performances
  • examining drama in their community and comparing it to other drama of different people, times and cultures
  • Considering viewpoints – meanings and interpretations: For example – What are the stories and the ideas in the drama you watch and listen to? Which of the characters do you identify with? What relationships and situations do you recognise (or not recognise) in the drama you watch and listen to?
  • writing about and discussing with others the meaning and intended purposes of their own drama using drama terminology
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
Cross-curriculum priorities
ScOT terms

Artistic purpose,  Aboriginal art,  Australian art,  Torres Strait Islander art,  Drama (Arts),  Art themes

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