Chants and rhymes

In this unit students work in improvisation, movement and reader’s theatre to develop and present a performance based on a selection of chants and rhymes being explored in the class program

These may be traditional chants and rhymes, or those from cultures and languages other than English, contemporary chants or student-devised chants and rhymes.

The students will begin to:

  • take on roles
  • notice and respond to drama elements
  • use movement and language skills
  • express feelings about drama.

Drama forms

  • improvisation
  • movement
  • reader’s theatre


Please note:

Syllabus outcomes and content descriptors from Creative Arts K–6 Syllabus (2006) © NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) for and on behalf of the Crown in right of the State of New South Wales, 2017.

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