Australian Curriculum Categories


Develop roles and characters consistent with situation, dramatic forms and performance styles to convey status, relationships and intentions


  • creating role and character by understanding and managing the underlying structure and intent of the drama (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability)
  • developing techniques of dramatic forms according to their established conventions and traditions (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • understanding human behaviour, emotions and empathy to convey roles and characters (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability, Ethical Understanding, Intercultural Understanding)
  • Considering viewpoints - meanings and interpretations: For example - What were the actor/director’s intentions in this drama? What are your intentions in the drama you are making? What ideas did you think the drama expressed? How did you engage with the drama? (Skills: Critical and Creative Thinking)

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