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Drama / Year 9 and 10

Curriculum content descriptions

Analyse a range of drama from contemporary and past times to explore differing viewpoints and enrich their drama making, starting with drama from Australia and including drama of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, and consider drama in international contexts (ACADRR053)

Elaborations
  • evaluating conventions from past forms and styles to consider incorporating into their own drama and contemporary practice
  • identifying and describing the actor–audience relationship in different dramatic contexts, forms and styles
  • linking conventions from different forms and styles with purposes, origins and contexts
  • Considering viewpoints – evaluations: For example – How successful were the actors and director in conveying the playwright’s stated intent? How successfully have the design elements been incorporated into the drama?
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

Social history,  Aboriginal art,  Australian art,  Torres Strait Islander art,  Symbolism (Art movements),  Drama (Arts)

Interactive

Monologues

Develop skills in characterisation through personal storytelling through monologues.

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Indigenous Australian collection

This federated search from the QAGOMA database features a selection of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artworks from the collection. The searchable database provides artwork images, background information about the artist and the artwork, a map of major Indigenous regions in Australia, classroom activities, a glossary ...

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Australian collection

This database features a selection of Australian artworks from QAGOMA. The searchable database provides artwork images, background information about the artist and the artwork, classroom activities, a glossary of key terms and curriculum alignment information for teachers. Search results can be refined by theme, period, ...