Drop the mic – hip hop and Shakespeare

Years 7 to 10
Creative Class Drama

Develop your voice, physical and character skills by creatively exploring words, rhythm and movement.

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Learning intentions

  • explore rhythm and rhyme
  • create words and phrases for performance
  • respond to text using physical gestures, facial expressions and movement
  • perform to communicate dramatic meaning.


Drama 7-10 Syllabus

Stage 4

  • 4.1.1: identifies and explores the elements of drama to develop belief and clarity in role.
  • 4.2.1: uses performance skills to communicate dramatic meaning.
  • 4.3.2: recognises the function of drama and theatre in reflecting social and cultural aspect of human experience.

Stage 5

  • 5.1.4: explores, structures and refines ideas using dramatic forms, performance styles, dramatic techniques, theatrical conventions and technologies.
  • 5.2.1: applied acting and performance techniques expressively and collaboratively to communicate dramatic meaning.
  • 5.3.2: analyses the contemporary and historical contexts of drama.