Drama involves students making, performing and appreciating though various roles, dramatic contexts, elements and forms.

Drama is best delivered when the learning experiences are integrated.

Teaching and learning activities

Act Ease

Act Ease - Module 1 includes:

  • drama and literacy
  • digital drama and film
  • improvisation
  • mime and movement
  • playbuilding and role play
  • puppetry and mask.

Each unit includes:

  • extensive curriculum-based teaching and learning activities
  • footage of students and teachers engaged in these activities
  • videos of quality practice
  • interviews about drama.

Drama groups

Duration: 11:38

Julia Brennan (NSW K-6 Creative Arts Advisor) chats with Renee Adele Anton (Summer Hill Public School) about the implementation of drama group rotations at Summer Hill Public School.

Chatting creative arts - drama groups with Renee Adele Anton

Programming of drama

Using written texts in drama

Sample unit starters

Exploring the worlds of K-6 drama: from Ancient Anna to The Cloth of Dreams includes:

  • practical ways of delivering drama
  • strategies and activities for drama across stages and in a variety of relevant classroom contexts
  • links to Creative Arts K-6 Syllabus outcomes.


The following resources may be useful in the teaching of K-6 drama.

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