Work Sample : Ariel

Activity : Drama: Movement-based characterisation

    Drama: Movement-based characterisation - Ariel : Grade Commentary

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Ariel (old lady with white shoes) has demonstrated a high level of competence in using movement and voice skills to develop a character. The role has been convincingly adopted and sustained throughout the mime and 'hot seating' despite a minor lapse in posture. A thorough understanding of the dramatic elements of focus and space is evident, and there is a high level of competence in sequencing the action to create meaning for the audience. This work sample demonstrates characteristics of work typically produced by a student performing at grade B standard at the end of Stage 2.

Grade B

The student has a thorough knowledge and understanding of the content and a high level of competence in the processes and skills. In addition, the student is able to apply this knowledge and these skills to most situations.

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Foundation Statement strands

The following strands are covered in this activity:

  • Drama
    Students use movement and voice to build the action and roles of a drama in a variety of situations. They devise and sequence drama to create meaning. Students experience and interpret a range of drama forms and elements by making, performing and appreciating drama.
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