Drama Curriculum Map

Drama Curriculum Map

 

Year 7

Scheme of work 1

Scheme of work 2

Scheme of work 3

Scheme of work 4

Scheme of work 5

Scheme of work 6

Skills developed

Introduction to drama

Collaboration

Improvisation

Mime

Word exercises

Trust exercises

Dialogue

Developing a dualogue

Greek theatre

History of Greek theatre

Greek techniques

Myths and legends choral speaking

Theatre techniques

Greek tragedy

Performance skills

Staging

Telling a story

Physical theatre

Exploring fairy tales

Understanding ‘poor theatre’

Telling the stories using Grotowskian techniques

The actor creates everything

Performance

Shakespeare

Story of hamlet

Monologues

Duologues

Storyline character

Solo/group performance

Learning and delivering Shakespeare

Commedia del arte

Physical theatre

Improvisation

Comedy

Animalisation

Meyerhold’s ‘string’

Status

Developing storylines

Kitchen sink drama (scriptwriting)

What is kitchen sink drama?

What is kitchen sink drama?

Interesting characters

Script writing conventions

Write and perform a script in groups

Year 8

Skills developed

Genre

Introduction to a variety of different genres

Why does genre exist?

Improvisation

Collaboration

Developing dialogue and character

Body/voice

Naturalism

‘real life’ storylines

Spontaneous improvisation

Learning a script (blood brothers/lord of the flies etc.)

Skills required for character / script

Accent

Voice

Paired performance

Characterisation

Melodrama / mime

Physical skills

Stock characters

Emphasis on face / body

Mime skills

Paired improvisation

Mime

Devising

Story telling

Grotowski

Understanding of Grotowski & poor theatre

Developing a voice and position for an object

Objects interact

Backstory for object

Monologue

Performance

 

Shakespeare

Film clip (bite tongue)

Story of Romeo & Juliet

Duologues

Storyline

Character

Learning how to deliver Shakespeare

Learning 400yr old language

Devised ‘theme’

Spontaneous improvisation

Polished improvisation

Stats

Cross cutting (split stage scene)

Devising

Editing, refining improving

Performance

Year 9

Skills developed

Improvisation

Collaboration

Improvisation

Mime

Word exercises

Trust exercises

Dialogue

Developing a duologue

Stanislavski / scripts

Naturalism

History of stanislavski

 Actors rules

Magic if

Emotion memory

Exploring scripts (teacher choice)

Staging a script

Brecht

History of brecht

Group performance

Monologue

Montage

Placard

Narration

Breaking 4th wall

Non-naturalism

Performance

Devising from stimulus

Different forms of stimuli

Character backstory

Creating a range of scenes

Context

Different performance styles- drawing from other ks3 units

Holocaust (physical theatre)

History of the jewish holocaust

Emotive music

Characters

Physical theatre

Group performance

Role-play

Still image

Cross cutting

Monologue

Scriptwriting

Opening line

Created in pairs

Polishing work

Strong dialogue

Create 2/3 scenes

Editing and improving

Group performance

 

 

All drama s.o.w are consolidated with a performance & a self/peer assessment