Year 8 Drama Learning Map

Time Content Domain Topic/skill 24/7 Learning Reference or Knowledge Organiser Ref
Autumn Term 1 Sep – Oct Mime, mask & movement Movement/physical skills
Motif
Pace/timing
Masks
Evaluating own work and the work of others Google Classroom- Self evaluation
Autumn Term 2   Oct – Dec Scripted: Blood Brothers Context of the play Blood Brothers synopsis homework
Role Play
Freeze frames
Thought-track
Vocal/physical skills (accent)
Direct address- Narration
Stylised techniques
Social class/status
Line learning Script sent home. Watch Blood Brothers (YouTube)
Conscience tunnel
Cross-cutting
Evaluating own work and the work of others Google Classroom- Self evaluation
Spring Term 1  Jan – Feb Devising drama: crimewatch/documentary drama Creating drama from a stimulus Watch a documentary
Role-on-the-wall
Freeze frames
Narration
Dramatic tension- mood & atmosphere
Caption
Hot-seating
Flashback
Direct address- Narration
Structure and devise a documentary style performance
Evaluating own work and the work of others Google Classroom- Self evaluation
Spring Term 2  Feb – Apr Theatre genres & practitioners: Physical Theatre Practitioner- Frantic Assembly Research homework. Watch Frantic Assembly (YouTube)
Physical movement
Non-naturalistic drama
Chair duets
Timing- pause/pace
Round-by-through
Evaluating own work and the work of others Google Classroom- Self evaluation
Summer Term 1  Apr – May Scripted: Stones Levels
Space
Eye contact
Power/status
Off-text improvisation
Monologue Homework- Diary entry monologue
Empathy
Forum Theatre- Practitioner Boal Research homework- Augusto Boal
Improvisation
Multi-rolling
Mantle of the expert
Evaluating own work and the work of others Google Classroom- Self evaluation
Summer Term 2  May-Jul Live performance review (theory) Musical Theatre
Play synopsis
Character acting skills https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JSuqvWs5_Kk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y4LNiKuM4Aw
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n1EjMagbr9Q
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WP_6aYwxXyw
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PszX2x9hFPk&t=30s
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h-QltCA8UFk 
Setting/location- set designs
Key moments
Technical elements- Lighting/music/costume https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hOyJ-n-mQEE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d2PTwUG4ZzE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=68Mig6ni0vU    
Describe, analyse, evaluate
Live review write up Google Classroom