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Present drama that communicates ideas, including stories from their community, to an audience


  • presenting scenes in which they apply story structures to set the scene, link action and create an ending, such as a cultural or community story with the assistance of representatives from the community (Skills: Literacy, Personal and Social Capability, Intercultural Understanding)
  • following cues and using voice and movement to link action, ideas and stories in their drama (Skills: Literacy)
  • rehearsing and performing sequences of ideas to communicate stories through drama (Skills: Literacy, Personal and Social Capability)
  • enhancing ideas and stories in their drama by using available software and technologies, for example, using a mobile device to add sound effects to a performance (Skills: Literacy, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Capability)
  • Considering viewpoints - meanings and interpretations: For example - What do you want your audience to think about your drama? What did this drama make you think about? How did you feel when making/watching the drama? evaluations: What did you like best in the drama? Why? (Skills: Critical and Creative Thinking)

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