Year 9 Drama Performance

9DRA
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms D. Moran

This is a practical course focused on the essential speaking and movement skills associated with drama. The elements and techniques of Drama are taught so students can gain confidence in problem solving, group process and public speaking. Students work on short scripts to develop performance skills and are taught the process of creating their own scenes around important themes, relevant to them. The elements, techniques and conventions which students will learn are linked to the NCEA senior Drama curriculum which is a literacy based subject.

TOPIC

STUDENT OUTCOMES

LEVEL 4-6 - KEY COMPETENCIES

Teach a Drama Game with purpose

Students teach a game to the group to establish a Drama purpose/technique

Focus on managing self, leadership, public speaking and organising a group

Create a Character

Students develop process conventions to create a realistic character for a scripted drama

Managing self

Relating to others

Participating and contributing

Devise a Scene

Create a scene based around relevant social injustice issues

Thinking

Relating to others

 


Learning Areas:

Year 9 Option Subjects (Half year courses ), Performing Arts



Pathway

Year 10 Drama