Key Stage 3
Year 8 – Autumn Term
Technical skills – how to make an entrance and ext.
Use of props.
Theatrical terms test.
Work may be assessed in any of the following ways:
Oral evaluation by a) the student
Written evaluation graded by teacher. Results shared with students.
Practical graded by teacher. Results shared with students.
Test (differentiated to test understanding, not literacy).
NB. Homework may be
delivered in written or oral mode.
A high ability student will be able to…
Give ideas to start the work and develop the ideas of others.
Play characters, showing detail and understanding.
Use language, space and movement in a
realistic and dramatically effective way.
Give reasons why a piece of work is good and
say how it might be improved.
An average ability student will be able to…
Make an attempt to give ideas to a group.
Act out roles but without any great originality.
Show some awareness of language, movement and
space but with limited imagination.
Report on work but usually just describe what
happened rather than give opinions supported by reasons.
A low ability student will….
Seldom offer ideas or respond to the ideas offered by others.
Have poor concentration.
Usually make some attempt to play characters
but these will not be believable.
Use language, movement and space in an
uncertain, limited or unrealistic way.
Rarely discuss the work in a relevant manner.