Curriculum for Excellence Resources
This performance offers a unique entry point from which to explore the nature of peer pressure, the impact of fake news and the roles and responsibilities of modern mass-media. These themes and the multi-media approaches in this production will support work in Literacy, Health & Wellbeing, Topical Science, and Expressive Arts.
Opportunities for learning and curriculum links
To help me develop an informed view, I can distinguish fact from opinion, and I am learning to recognise when my sources try to influence me and how useful these are.
LIT 2-08a / LIT 2-18a
To help me develop an informed view, I am learning about the techniques used to influence opinion and how to assess the value of my sources, and I can recognise persuasion.
LIT 3-08a / LIT 3-18a
Health & Wellbeing
I know that popular culture, the media and peer groups as well as my own attitudes and values can influence how I feel about substance use* and recognise the impact this may have on my actions.
HWB 2-39a / HWB 3-39a
* although not directly exploring substance misuse the themes of the show offer a unique starting point for conversations around peer influence and the impact of social media.
I can report and comment on current scientific news items to develop my knowledge and understanding of topical science.
Through research and discussion, I have contributed to evaluations of media items with regard to scientific content and ethical implications.
I can respond to the work of artists and designers by discussing my thoughts and feelings. I can give and accept constructive comment on my own and others’ work.
EXA 2-07a / EXA 3-07a
I can respond to the experience of dance / drama by discussing my thoughts and feelings. I can give and accept constructive comment on my own and others’ work.
EXA 2-11a / EXA 2-15a / EXA 3-11a / EXA 3-15a