Year 9 Drama Learning Map

Time Content Domain Topic/skill 24/7 Learning Reference or Knowledge Organiser Ref
Autumn Term 1 Sep – Oct Introduction to GCSE Drama- Theatre practitioners Stanislavski- Naturalism Homework- Fact file
Brecht- Epic Theatre
Artaud- Theatre of Cruelty
Berkoff- In Yer Face
Boal- Forum Theatre
Frantic Assembly- Physical Theatre Homework project- Practitioners PowerPoint
Evaluating own work and the work of others
Autumn Term 2   Oct – Dec Devising drama: ‘Who’s Watching Who?’ Response to stimuli
Abstract Freeze Frames
Physical Theatre
Captions
Improvisation
Split scene/cross-cutting
Hot-seating
Group monologue
Thought-tracks
Flashback
Devising from chosen stimuli
Research Homework- individual group research
Devising log (coursework) Homework- individual coursework
Forum Theatre
Evaluating own work and the work of others Google Classroom- Self evaluation
Spring Term 1  Jan – Feb Scripted: Teechers Context of the play Homework- synopsis
Physical /vocal skills to suit characters Homework- Learn lines
Brecht techniques
Multi-rolling
Analyse and evaluate Homework- analyse and evaluate performance
Technical elements to suit the play: costume/lighting/sound
Evaluating own work and the work of others Google Classroom- Self evaluation
Spring Term 2  Feb – Apr Devising drama: Homelessness Response to stimuli Homework- Research facts
Role-on-the-wall
Stylised techniques
Genre: Theatre in Education Homework- genres worksheet
Motif
Monologues
Forum Theatre
Hot-seating
Whole class devising from stimuli
Evaluating own work and the work of others Google Classroom- Self evaluation
Summer Term 1  Apr – May Scripted: Our Day Out Context of the play
Physical /vocal skills to suit characters Homework- Learn lines
Analyse and evaluate
Technical elements to suit the play: costume/lighting/sound
Evaluating own work and the work of others Google Classroom- Self evaluation
Summer Term 2  May-Jul Live performance review: Billy Elliott Musical Theatre
Play synopsis Homework- plot summary & character research
Character acting skills
Setting/location- set designs
Key moments
Technical elements- Lighting/music/costume
Describe, analyse, evaluate
Live review write up- exam style questioning Google Classroom