Plays For Schools

Hello DQers I came across this resource that a friend of mine – Michael Doneman created many years again and has recently re-discovered, edited and made into an on-line resource. I thought there would be many of you who could use these plays for Junior Drama curricular or co-curricular activities. The Plays For Schools website… Read more »

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Group Acting For Little People

Presented at the 2010 Nuts and Bolts conference, this resource provides some different techniques to use when managing a drama space. Courtesy of Paula Camilleri. Behaviour Management in Primary Drama

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Save The Planet

This process-based drama unit has been produced to strengthen knowledge and skills acquired in an inquiry based Science unit and as an analogy for exploring ethical issues relating to the settling of Australia and the consequential effects on the Aboriginal inhabitants of the land within a study of History. The unit incorporates strands identified in… Read more »

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Problems on the Gold Fields

This unit of work provides opportunities to develop historical understanding through key concepts including sources, continuity and change, cause and effect, perspectives, empathy and significance. These concepts will be investigated within the historical context of the gold rushes to facilitate an understanding of the past and to provide a focus for historical inquiries. Designed for… Read more »

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Our Country Our Rules

The unit was devised in response to a request from the classroom teacher to create an extended role play which would help students gain a greater understanding of problems faced by immigrants to Australia. The key question was: did recent Australian immigrants or indigenous peoples face problems such as stereotyping, discrimination or harassment?   This… Read more »

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Mirror

This unit has been collaboratively produced by Drama Queensland members to be used as an example unit incorporating the Australian Curriculum for The Arts (Drama). The main resource will be the pretext – a wordless picture book called Mirror by Jeannie Baker. It is an international award winning book with scope to compare and contrast… Read more »

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