08 Drama Rotation

Year 8:  1 Term (Rotation) / The Arts

Australian Curriculum Website:  https://www.australiancurriculum.edu.au/f-10-curriculum/the-arts/drama/

Pre-Requisite:  Nil


Year 8 drama students will be introduced to theatre arts. Students will participate in group work exploring basic acting in body language and vocal skills. Students will communicate through expression and create meaning to an audience. Students will build trust with each other using social skills through collaborative practice. Planning and rehearsing scripted and devised roles students that will build confidence, as students interact with others in a safe environment.

Topics may include

  • storytelling
  • script writing
  • performance
  • review of play
  • teamwork
  • language of drama


Students are assessed against the drama australian curriculum achievement standards:

  • folio documenting planning and ideas
  • scripts
  • performance
  • review: written multi modal work
  • reflection and evaluation of own and other practitioners

Additional Information

Costs: $30 for excursion costs for live performance experience