Drama 10

Overall Expectations:

CP10.1 Investigate inspiration and departure points for dramatic work.

Specific Expectations:

a. Use personal narratives to explore concepts of memory, history and experiences relating to identity (e.g., cultural, gender expression, urban or rural perspectives, pop culture influences, sexual orientation, social status, youth or elder, immigrant). 

b. Generate ideas for exploration through improvisation and devised scene-work.

c. Explore connections and ways to expand upon inspirations and departure points. 

MediaSmarts Resources

Buy Nothing Day
Cyberbullying and Civic Participation
Dealing with Digital Stress
Exposing Gender Stereotypes
First, Do No Harm: Being an Active Witness to Cyberbullying
Images of Learning
TV Dads: Immature and Irresponsible?
Understanding Cyberbullying : Virtual vs. Physical Worlds

 

Overall Expectations:

CP10.3 Demonstrate the purposeful use of artistic voice to communicate perspective.

Specific Expectations:

c. Create a scene that demonstrates at least two opposing voices.

d. Adapt a scene from the perspective of a supporting character or a character not present.

e. Discuss how empathy is fostered through experimentation with voice and perspective.

MediaSmarts Resources

Cyberbullying and Civic Participation
Dealing with Digital Stress
Exposing Gender Stereotypes
First, Do No Harm: Being an Active Witness to Cyberbullying
Images of Learning
TV Dads: Immature and Irresponsible?
Understanding Cyberbullying : Virtual vs. Physical Worlds

Overall Expectations:

CP10.4 Investigate a creative process for building a play or scene from devised material

Specific Expectations:

a.    Explore the ways that identity, personal experiences and worldview shape creative work.

b. Create a devised play and/or scene through collective processes that may include: brainstorming, idea generating, researching, exploring, improvising, writing, journaling, storyboarding, editing, refining, framing the story with theatre devices, rehearsing and presenting.

MediaSmarts Resources

Buy Nothing Day
Dealing with Digital Stress
First, Do No Harm: Being an Active Witness to Cyberbullying
Images of Learning
TV Dads: Immature and Irresponsible?

 

Overall Expectations:

CP10.5 Present and sustain a performance for an audience(e.g.  , peers, invited guests, public).

Specific Expectations:

b.Sustain role during various situations that may occur while performing (e.g., unexpected laughter, stage mishap, technical trouble) and discuss   solutions for future occurrences

MediaSmarts Resources

Buy Nothing Day
Cyberbullying and Civic Participation
Dealing with Digital Stress
Exposing Gender Stereotypes
First, Do No Harm: Being an Active Witness to Cyberbullying
Images of Learning
TV Dads: Immature and Irresponsible?
Understanding Cyberbullying : Virtual vs. Physical Worlds

 

Overall Expectations:

CH10.2 Examine how drama represents human experience and impacts individuals

Specific Expectations:

c. Reflect on the ways that viewing or reading dramatic work has challenged own views or beliefs (e.g., climate change, gender and sexual diversity, unfulfilled treaty promises, interpersonal relationships).

MediaSmarts Resources

Celebrities and World Issues
Comparing Crime Dramas
Forensic Science Crime Dramas
Learning Gender Stereotypes
Miscast and Seldom Seen
Movie Heroes and the Heroic Journey
Relationships and Sexuality in the Media
Setting the Record Straight: Public Service Announcements on Mental Health
Transgender Representation in TV and Movies
Unpacking Privilege
Viewing a Crime Drama
Who’s Telling My Story?