Drama

Objectives:

Students to understand a variety of performance styles throughout history, establishing basic use of terminology and evaluation skills to prepare them for Key Stage 4. Students will establish their strengths and weaknesses in performances to enable them to work to their strengths in their GCSE.


Term

Autumn
Elective 1

Spring
Elective 2

Summer
GCSE Preparation

Unit

Drama Through the Ages

Exploring a variety of different theatre styles from different era’s starting at the origins of Drama through to the present day. Including Ancient Greek Theatre, Commedia Dell ‘arte, Melodrama and Shakespeare.

Students create performances based on these styles of theatre and create a h/w project based on these theatre styles. 

Drama Through the Ages

Exploring a variety of different theatre styles from different era’s starting at the origins of Drama through to the present day. Including Ancient Greek Theatre, Commedia Dell ‘arte, Melodrama and Shakespeare.

Students create performances based on these styles of theatre and create a h/w project based on these theatre styles. 

Drama Through the Ages

Exploring a variety of different theatre styles from different era’s starting at the origins of Drama through to the present day. Including Ancient Greek Theatre, Commedia Dell ‘arte, Melodrama and Shakespeare.

Students create performances based on these styles of theatre and create a h/w project based on these theatre styles. 

Time

14 Weeks

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Students explore performance techniques through experiencing these different styles of theatre and begin to evaluate each other’s work to support their evaluation skills required in KS4.

Students will use the relevant terminology associated with the theatre style and embed this within their evaluations.

Students will create performances each week that use the relevant skills for the theatre style.

Students will develop their imaginations and collaborative skills by working in groups (these skills are imperative for KS4).

Students explore performance techniques through experiencing these different styles of theatre and begin to evaluate each other’s work to support their evaluation skills required in KS4.

Students will use the relevant terminology associated with the theatre style and embed this within their evaluations.

Students will create performances each week that use the relevant skills for the theatre style.

Students will develop their imaginations and collaborative skills by working in groups (these skills are imperative for KS4).

Students explore performance techniques through experiencing these different styles of theatre and begin to evaluate each other’s work to support their evaluation skills required in KS4.

Students will use the relevant terminology associated with the theatre style and embed this within their evaluations.

Students will create performances each week that use the relevant skills for the theatre style.

Students will develop their imaginations and collaborative skills by working in groups (these skills are imperative for KS4).