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Drama


AQA GCSE Drama (New spec from Sept 2016)

Author(s): Annie Fox


awarding body: AQA


level: GCSE


isbn: 978-1-911208-21-1


subject: Drama


£23.99



       

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This inspiring resource has been carefully created to help you plan and deliver the new AQA GCSE Drama specification

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Content fully supports the specification assessment objectives and covers the three components of the specification: Understanding drama, Devising drama, Texts in practice

Colourful and accessible presentation with a visual approach throughout to engage students of all abilities

Contains detailed description and analysis of the six set plays

Plenty of practical suggestions for drama activities and tasks enable students to develop their performance and design skills

Many contemporary examples of drama writing, staging, performance and interpretation throughout allow students to explore key ideas and skills in a relevant context

Analysis and evaluation skills are highlighted and practised in all topics

Interviews and case studies of key roles such as set designer and performer help improve student understanding 

Key drama terminology is identified and defined throughout

Suitable for specialist and non-specialist drama teachers

 

Contents

An Introduction to Drama

Component 1: Understanding Drama

  • Theatre roles and terminology
  • Study of a Set play 
  • Live Theatre Production

Component 2:  Devising Drama 

Component 3: Texts in Practice

Costume Design

Puppet Design

Glossary of all key drama terms and definitions

 

About the author

Annie Fox was the Head of Drama and Lead Teacher for Gifted and Talented Pupils in a state comprehensive that routinely achieved outstanding results.  After studying in New York and at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, she worked as an actor for over a decade, before training to teach. She has played a key role in training Drama teachers and been an Associate Moderator for a major awarding body.  Annie is also an experienced English teacher and author.