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ERIC Number: ED480338
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 97
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Drama Objectives Bank. Key Stage 3: National Strategy.
Department for Education and Skills, London (England).
In England, drama is part of young people's core entitlement in the National Curriculum Orders and in the "Framework for Teaching English: Years 7, 8 and 9." It exists as an academic subject in its own right as GCSE (General Certificate of Secondary Education) and beyond. This guide is intended for teachers of drama within English, as well as teachers of drama as a separate subject. It contains a bank of teaching ideas to help the teaching of drama objectives, and of other Framework objectives, which can be addressed through drama at Key Stage 3. The guide is divided into the following sections: Introduction; English and Drama; Effective Teaching; Year 7 Framework Teaching Objectives (Speaking and Listening Objective 15 Explore in Role; Objective 16 Collaborate on Scripts; Objective 17 Extend Spoken Repertoire; Objective 18 Exploratory Drama; Objective 19 Evaluate Presentations); Year 8 Framework Teaching Objectives (Speaking and Listening Objective 13 Evaluate Own Drama Skills; Objective 14 Dramatic Techniques; Objective 15 Work in Role; Objective 16 Collaborative Presentation); Year 9 Framework Teaching Objectives (Speaking and Listening Objective 11 Evaluate Own Drama Skills; Objective 12 Drama Techniques; Objective 13 Compare Interpretations; Objective 14 Convey Character and Atmosphere; Objective 15 Critical Evaluation); Teaching Objectives from across the English Framework (Year 7 Reading Objective 18 Response to a Play; Year 8 Writing Objective Experiment with Conventions; Year 9 Reading Objective 16 Different Cultural Contexts); Year 8 Exemplar of Work: "Holes" by Louis Sachar; Glossary of Subject-Specific Terms; and References (n=7). (NKA)
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: Department for Education and Skills, London (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)