Performance Practice

Expectations

By the end of this unit it is expected that all students will: be able to recall, discuss and apply the assessment criteria for unit 3 the practical exam.

Most students will: be able to perform a scripted piece of drama which employs a range of elements and mediums of drama.  They will also be able to effectively communicate a character(s) which shows good levels of imagination and use of voice and movement.

Some learners will have progressed further and will:  be able to communicate a character and content and style which is highly imaginative and shows outstanding control over and appreciation of the elements and mediums of drama.

Assessment

At the end of this unit the final performance will be assessed by the teacher. Students will also have an opportunity to evaluate their performance and peer assess the performances of others.

Extended homework tasks

Students will need to learn lines from the script.

How to help your child

It would be helpful if parents could encourage students to learn their lines/test them on their lines.  It would also be helpful if parents could attend the public performance evening to give students an audience to perform to.