These activities are for building trust, bringing down inhibitions, deepening concentration and stimulating the imagination. Primarily they are fun to do and thus highly motivating.
Cloudland tells the story of a young boy named Albert who accidentally falls from a mountain and is rescued by the children of the clouds. Albert has wonderful adventures up in the clouds, but over time begins to miss his home. Through role playing, the students explore Albert’s dilemma and find...
Students study the history of clowning, as well as the function and roles clowns have played in societies past and present. Through improvisation, costume design, forum theatre, and scene building, students will create and perform clown scenes that deal with issues of power and oppression.
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2019 CODE Drama Dance Advocacy Brochure
Students will explore the elements of time and energy and dance that represents the components of a thunderstorm, convey animals and their interactions with the environment and humans. In the last lesson, students will apply their understanding of narrative form and the elements of dance to create...
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Students learn how to teach drama while creating their own drama production in this video.
In this course, students will build on their knowledge of dance composition by physically exploring a multitude of compositional forms.
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This unit is designed to guide students through a linked creative and inquiry process. A 'big' question will serve as an overarching theme, under which students will question, challenge, and respond through discussion and movement. The 'big' question posed for this unit is based...
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The rubric is designed for assessing students using the dramatic form, Corridor of Voices.
This drama unit examines the role of community and government in dealing with challenges. Students work collaboratively to establish a fictional community and their roles within it. This adapted resource is oriented towards Grade 7 and 8, however it is appropriate for Junior Grades as well.
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