Topic 3 Year 9 Performing Arts - Drama
|Performing Arts - Drama|
|Topic||Theatre in Education|
|No of lessons|
|When is it happening||Term 3 Year 9|
|What will students learn||
Students will have the opportunity to explore Theatre in Education and its purpose in delivering an important message in response to a given brief. They will learn about the key features of the genre and how to create in this way.Students will create work for a target audience with the aim of it to deliver/highlight an important message/issue.
|Key Knowledge that students should know at the end of 'Topic'||This is the knowledge that students will meet for the first time in this topic||Students will learn about a genre of theatre called Theatre in Education. They will gain an understanding of how to create work from a stimuli for a specific target audience - aimed at touring schools. As well as devising material they will learn about the marketing and promotion side of putting on a performance.|
|This is knowledge that students may have met before but will need to deepen their understanding||
Drawing on the previous knowledge of drama techniques such as Tableuax, thought track and how to use these to highlight key moments within a performance piece.Target audience and delivering a moral.
|Key Skills that students should be able to demonstrate at the end of 'Topic'||This is the skills that students will meet for the first time in this topic||
Marketing and promotion.
Responding to a brief - mind mapping ideas.Presentational/public speaking skills. Devising from a set brief.
|This is skills that students may have met before but will need to develop||Students will become a theatre company of their own that have been commissioned to create a piece of TIE to tour the local schools. They will need to take on different job roles and prepare a pitch with sections of performance included as a taster.|
|Key vocabulary that students should know and understand||Theatre in Education, Moral, Purpose, Intentions, Forum Theatre, Tableaux.|
|The Big Question||Why do we use theatre as a way of educating people?|
Key questions that students should be able to answer at the end of the 'Topic'
|What is meant by a target audience?|
|What is forum theatre?|
|What is a brief and how do we use it?|
|Who is involved in the Theatre industry besides performers?|
|What are your intentions within your piece?|