Year 7 Drama Learning Map

Time Content Domain Topic/skill 24/7 Learning Reference or Knowledge Organiser Ref
Autumn Term 1 Sep – Oct Intro to drama Teamwork skills
Baseline assessment
The Island’ Character building Sculpting
Thought-track
Role-on-the-wall Homework sheet
Hot-seating
Freeze-frames
Dramatic tension
Role play
Vocal/physical skills
Evaluating own work and the work of others Google Classroom- Self evaluation
Autumn Term 2 Oct – Dec Devising drama: Improvisation Spontaneous improvisation
Prepared improvisation
Polished improvisation
Teamwork skills
Evaluating own work and the work of others
Spring Term 1  Jan – Feb Scripted: Victorians/Oliver Twist Teacher in role Research homework- Victorians
Role Play
Vocal/physical skills (accents)
Split scene/cross-cutting
Line learning Script sent home
Improvisation
Sub-text
Evaluating own work and the work of others Google Classroom- Self evaluation
Spring Term 2  Feb – Apr Devising drama: Haunted Lift/Darkwood manor Creating drama from a stimulus
Dramatic tension- mood & atmosphere Homework project bronze
Vocal/physical skills (accents)
Role-on-the-wall & hot-seating Homework project silver
Script writing Homework project gold
Body as prop- Physical Theatre
Narration
Flashback
Caption
Evaluating own work and the work of others Google Classroom- Self evaluation
Summer Term 1  Apr – May Theatre genres: Physical Theatre Physical movement skills
Synchronised movement
Mirroring
Ripple effect
Timing/pace
Body as object
None-naturalistic drama
Choral speaking
Evaluating own work and the work of others Google Classroom- Self evaluation
Summer Term 2  May-Jul Scripted: Ernie Line learning Script sent home
Role play
Teamwork skills
Stereotypical characters
Vocal/physical skills
Comedy
Theatre roles & responsibilities
Stage configurations
Evaluating own work and the work of others Google Classroom- Self evaluation