Unit 1: Introduction to Drama & Theatre: The Craft & the Art
Unit 2: Introduction to Tableau
Unit 3: Introduction to Voice and Radio Drama
Unit 4: Introduction to Role Play and Role Drama
Unit 5: Creating a Play
This course has the following units of study:
ADA1O has a course cumulative project and a final exam, each worth 15% of the final grade calculation.
A. Creating and Presenting
A1. The Creative Process: use the creative process and a variety of sources and forms, both individually and collaboratively, to design and develop drama works;
A2. Elements and Conventions: use the elements and conventions of drama effectively in creating individual and ensemble drama works, including works based on a variety of sources;
A3. Presentation Techniques and Technologies: use a variety of presentation techniques and technological tools to enhance the impact of drama works and communicate for specific audiences and purposes.
Reflecting, Responding, and Analyzing
B1. The Critical Analysis Process: use the critical analysis process to reflect on and evaluate their own and others’ drama works and activities;
B2. Drama and Society: demonstrate an understanding of how societies present and past use or have used drama, and of how creating and viewing drama can benefit individuals, groups, and communities;
B3. Connections Beyond the Classroom: identify knowledge and skills they have acquired through drama activities and ways in which they can apply this learning in personal, social, and career contexts.
C1. Concepts and Terminology: demonstrate an understanding of the nature and functions of drama forms, elements, conventions, and techniques, including the correct terminology for the various components;
C2. Contexts and Influences: demonstrate an understanding of the origins and development of drama and theatre arts and their influence on past and present societies;
C3. Responsible Practices: demonstrate an understanding of safe, ethical, and responsible personal and interpersonal practices in drama activities.