KS3 Drama

Drama KS3 Curriculum Map

2017/2018

Year

Autumn Term

Spring Term

Summer Term

7

Content:

Introduction to Drama

Content:

Commedia Del’Arte

Content:

The Lottie Project

Content:

The Happy Prince

Content:

The Disappearance

Content:

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Skills:

Still Images, Team building, Mime and Devising plays

Skills:

Exaggerated Movement and Gesture, Characterisation, Group Work, Theatre History, Mask Making

Skills:

Introduction to teacher in role, Whole class improvisation.

Characterisation, Accent, working with script

Skills:

Characterisation, using stimulus, using scripts, Literacy skills link to English

Skills:

Using Explorative Strategies, Exploring issues through drama

Introduction to explorative strategies, devising plays

Skills:

Introduction to Shakespeare. Understanding Shakespearean language.

Link to English

8

Content:

Theatre History – Greek Theatre, Melodrama and Naturalism

Content:

Sweeney Todd Scripted play

Content:

What Fatima Did

Content:

Film Trailers

Content:

Missing Dan Nolan

Content:

Taming of the Shrew

Skills:

Historical Context of Theatre, Exploring different styles of theatre

Skills:

Genre, Theatre of the Absurd, Using Script, Creating Suspense

Skills:

Exploring the issues of Faith through Drama, Forum Theatre, Link to RS

Skills:

Use of Media Technology, Use of Production Skills, Developing understanding of screen acting

Skills:

Verbatim theatre, use of space.

Skills:

Understanding Shakespearean language.

Link to English

9

Content:

Black History

Content:

Social Media

Girls Like That

Chat Room

FOMO

Content:

Comedy Plays

Teechers

Shakers

Content:

Noughts and Crosses

Exploring Naturalism and Physical Theatre

Content:

Devising

Content:

Romeo and Juliet

Skills:

Empathy, Explorative Strategies, Monologue, Link to History, Site Specific Theatre

Skills:

Empathy, Explorative strategies, Script, Preparation for KS4 Drama, Link to PSHE

Skills:

Script, Timing, Performing comedy, Creating characters

Skills:

Exploring influential drama practitioners

Preparation for KS4 Drama

Skills:

Independent study, research, script writing, devising, ensemble work, production skills

Preparation for KS4

Skills:

Preparation for GCSE English

Shakespearean Language

Course Text Books/Websites: 

PLEASE ENTER COURSE TEXT AND WEBSITES INFORMATION HERE

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BBC Bitesize Drama

National Theatre Website

Additional Materials/Equipment required:

Parents can help by taking pupils to see a variety of theatre events. There is no specific revision guide for this course.

Home Support:

Please encourage your daughter to become involved in all the different drama projects on offer.

Head of Department: Mr Ralton