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Learning objects Melodrama characterisation

TLF ID M025940

Discover the dramatic form and acting styles of melodrama through the exploration of stock characters and how to act in a melodrama style with large emotions and gestures. Perform various characters through a scripted performance.



Educational details

Educational value
  • This resource addresses the Drama 7-10 Syllabus: 4.1.1: identifies and explores the elements of drama to develop belief and clarity in character, role, situation and action. 4.1.3: devises and enacts drama using scripted and unscripted material. 4.2.1: uses performance skills to communicate dramatic meaning. 4.2.3: explores and uses aspects of dramatic forms, performance styles, theatrical conventions and technologies to create dramatic meaning. 5.1.1: manipulates the elements of drama to create belief, clarity and tension in character, role, situation and action. 5.1.3: devises, interprets and enacts drama using scripted and unscripted material or text. 5.2.1: applies acting and performance techniques expressively and collaboratively to communicate dramatic meaning. 5.2.3: employs a variety of dramatic forms, performance styles, dramatic techniques, theatrical conventions and technologies to create dramatic meaning.
Year level

7; 8; 9; 10

Learning area
  • The Arts
  • Drama

Other details

Contributors
  • Author
  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Description: author
  • Contributor
  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Description: author
  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Description: Data contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Publisher
  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Description: Publisher
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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  • Generic
Learning Resource Type
  • Interactive
Rights
  • © State of New South Wales, Department of Education.