Standards Master List

Professional Development Courses and curriculum for British Columbia, Canada.

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Drama 8

adjust the movement, language, and gesture of the role to changing dramatic situations

analyse the motivation, tension, and conflict of a character with reference to other characters

apply theatrical conventions to dramatic forms

apply their knowledge of the arts in their choices of recreational activities

compare the world of the role with the world of the player

consistently apply the ability to sustain a role in a given situation with others

create a unified drama with a distinct beginning, middle, and end

demonstrate an appreciation for the diversity of others and their various perspectives

demonstrate an awareness of dramatic work as a metaphor

demonstrate an awareness of the need for rehearsal to create a polished presentation

demonstrate an awareness that drama has symbolic meaning

demonstrate how various emotions affect vocal and physical expression

demonstrate respect for the nature of their audience

demonstrate the unique ability of drama to unify a diverse group

demonstrate trust through collaborative drama

enhance dramatic work with available technical elements

identify a variety of movement possibilities that could be used to create a specific effect

identify a variety of vocal techniques that could be used to communicate a specific meaning

identify and describe the influence of the media on their own work in drama

identify and examine relationships between real-life experiences and dramatic presentations

identify criteria for their own aesthetic responses

identify examples of the interrelationship of movement and voice in communicating meaning

identify similarities and differences in how drama expresses ideas and emotions compared to other art forms

identify the values, attitudes, and beliefs of characters

identify ways to advance dramatic action

investigate various career possibilities in which dramatic skills may be useful

make and act on reasoned and thoughtful decisions

make choices among a variety of ways to express thoughts, feelings, and beliefs

organize abstract ideas into a concrete dramatic form

plan and create settings to enhance the dramatic situation

portray the central image in a drama

reflect on and express their experiences both in and out of role

reflect the cultural variety of their communities in their dramatic work

select and use dramatic knowledge and skills to enhance learning in other subject areas

select design elements—colour, level, space—to achieve a desired effect

suggest and try a variety of appropriate solutions to a given problem

suspend disbelief to transform objects and create character

use a variety of dramatic forms to portray a given theme, story, or structure

use appropriate vocabulary to describe drama and theatre elements

use given criteria to assess and evaluate their work

use sensory recall and visualization to enhance their work

Drama 9

accept responsibility for decisions and solutions

apply movement and gesture to clarify and enhance vocal interpretation

apply their knowledge of the arts in their choice of recreational activities

articulate criteria for their own aesthetic responses

choose appropriate ways to express thoughts, feelings, and beliefs

collaborate in the direction of a dramatic activity

consider various career possibilities in which dramatic skills may be useful

create and sustain situations while in role

demonstrate a commitment to suspending disbelief

demonstrate an awareness of a dramatic work as a metaphor

demonstrate an understanding that theatre is created in response to the needs of the community

demonstrate appropriate use of voice elements

demonstrate familiarity with stage vocabulary and apply theatrical conventions to dramatic forms

demonstrate respect for the nature of their audience

demonstrate responsibility to the group and self in rehearsal and performance

demonstrate the unique ability of drama to unify a diverse group

demonstrate trust in others through class activities and individual and ensemble performances

enhance dramatic work with available technical elements

explain how a central image contributes to a unified work

identify a variety of ways in which character if revealed

identify a variety of ways to manipulate a story’s structure to enhance the drama

identify and explain the influence of the media on their own work in drama

identify and portray a character’s objective within a scene

identify effective dramatic forms for representing particular ideas and experiences

make movement choices that create a specific effect

make reasoned choices within the boundaries of the dramatic situation

manipulate drama and theatre elements to affect the drama

move in and out of role appropriately

reflect on and clearly express experiences both in and out of role

reflect the cultural variety of their communities in their dramatic work

relate setting to action

restate the thoughts, feelings, and beliefs of others

select and adapt material appropriate to a concept

select and use design elements to achieve a desire effect

select appropriate dramatic forms, skills, attitudes, and knowledge as a means of learning in other subjects

select other art forms to respond to drama

show facility in using a variety of forms to develop a drama

use a variety of strategies to make choices in problem solving

use appropriate physical and vocal expression to enhance drama

use emotional recall to enhance sensory recall and visualization

use objects as symbols of abstract concepts in a drama

use set criteria to assess and evaluate the work of self and others

use vocal and physical techniques to create role and character

Drama 10

adapt works to a specific audience

analyse the motivations, objectives, obstacles, and actions of a character

apply stage vocabulary and theatrical conventions to dramatic forms

apply the principle of the three unities

apply vocal and physical techniques to create role and character

articulate an aesthetic response based on their own criteria

choose appropriate physical and vocal expressions to enhance drama

choose appropriate vocal techniques to communicate a particular meaning

compare the conventions of theatre and various media forms

compare their own thoughts, feelings, and beliefs with those of others

concentrate on role while sustaining and developing situations

consider various career paths that relate to their own dramatic work

consistently use precise language to reflect on experiences both in and out of role

create drama that demonstrates a responsibility to the community

defend choices made in problem solving

define and use criteria to assess and evaluate the work of self and others

demonstrate a commitment to the team approach in rehearsal and performance

demonstrate a recognition that theatre and the arts can enhance all aspects of their lives

demonstrate an ability to internalize the experiences of another while maintaining their own identity

demonstrate an appreciation for the necessity of structure in dramatic work

demonstrate how a central image contributes to a unified work

demonstrate the unique ability of drama to unify a diverse group

demonstrate trust in self and others through class activities and individual and ensemble performances

demonstrate ways in which context determines the choice of design elements

explain how other art forms are used to affect the dramatic moment

explain the unique responsibilities of the director

integrate emotional and sensory recall in the creation of drama

make movement choices to create a specific effect

make reasoned choices with the boundaries of the dramatic situation

manipulate the story’s structure to enhance the drama

negotiate and compromise to solve group problems

organize and control drama and theatre elements to enhance the drams

realize, in production, relevant issues of cross-cultural importance

represent concepts from original and scripted work through presentation

select appropriate dramatic forms for representing particular ideas and experiences

select appropriate dramatic forms, skills, attitudes, and knowledge as a means of learning in other subjects

select technical elements to create mood and atmosphere

suspend disbelief to create drama

use a dramatic work as a metaphor

use knowledge of diverse cultures and historical periods in developing work

use objects as symbols of abstract concepts in a drama

use observation, focus, and listening skills to create and sustain intriguing characters with integrity

use subtlety and nuance in expressive communication

Drama 11

analyse how performance elements are used in theatre works to achieve specific purposes and reach specific audiences

analyse purposes and styles of drama of traditional and contemporary Aboriginal peoples in BC

apply safety and health considerations to body and voice

apply the creative process of exploration, selection, combination, refinement, and reflection to performance

critique their own work and that of others

demonstrate a willingness to delegate and accept responsibility in a group

demonstrate a willingness to take performance risks in a variety of situations

demonstrate appropriate performance etiquette

demonstrate appropriate strategies to develop a character

demonstrate commitment to the rehearsal and performance process

demonstrate engagement in performance

demonstrate health and safety practices in theatre performance

demonstrate understanding of how a central image contributes to a unified performance

demonstrate understanding of how production elements affect performance

demonstrate understanding of standard script conventions and structures

demonstrate understanding of the body and voice as performing instruments

demonstrate understanding of the roles and responsibilities of theatre company personnel

demonstrate understanding of the use of elements of drama in performance

demonstrate understanding of theatre styles in selected cultures and historical periods

demonstrate voice and movement elements appropriate to performance

describe characteristics of successful performance

describe their aesthetic response to a theatre presentation in terms of drama form, style, elements of drama, meaning, use of performance elements, use of production elements

identify a character's objectives and motivations

identify a range of drama forms

identify a range of internal and external strategies for developing character

identify appropriate theatre terminology to describe movement and voice

identify cultural and historical contexts that influence and are influenced by theatre

identify processes and protocol involved in theatre pre-production, production, and post-production

identify requirements for careers in theatre performance and arts related fields

identify the relationship between theatre performance and other artforms

set personal goals for theatre performance

use appropriate stage terminology

use appropriate terminology to describe theatre performance

Drama 12

analyse economic and social impacts of theatre performance on local and global communities

analyse how cultural and historical contexts influence and are influenced by theatre

analyse the relationship between theatre performance and other artforms

apply a range of internal and external strategies to develop characters

apply knowledge of theatre styles to performance

apply safety and health considerations to body and voice

apply skills and techniques to communicate thoughts, feelings, and beliefs in a theatre performance

apply understanding of a central image to create a unified performance

collaborate to solve performance and production problems

compare how performance elements are used for specific purposes in various cultural and historical contexts

critique their own and others' performances

delegate and accept responsibility in groups

demonstrate appropriate performance etiquette

demonstrate commitment to the rehearsal and performance process

demonstrate leadership in applying health and safety practices in theatre performance

demonstrate proficient use of body and voice as performing instruments

demonstrate the ability to convey a character's objectives and motivations

demonstrate the ability to interpret scripts

demonstrate the ability to move in and out of role

demonstrate the responsibilities of their position in the organizational structure of a theatre company

demonstrate understanding of the legal and ethical requirements for performing theatre of various cultures

identify skills developed through the study of theatre performance that can be transferred to a variety of careers

identify the contributions of significant actors, directors, playwrights, and theatre works from various historical periods and cultures

justify a character's objectives and motivation

justify their aesthetic response to a theatre performance in terms of drama form, style, elements of drama, meaning, use of performance elements, use of production elements

maintain engagement in performance

maintain the integrity of a performance in relation to the production concept

manipulate script conventions and structures to achieve specific purposes

sustain fully developed characters while performing

take performance risks in a variety of situations

use appropriate stage terminology

use appropriate terminology to describe theatre performance

use appropriate theatre terminology to describe movement and voice

use selected voice elements and elements of movement to achieve a specific purpose

Standards Master List