Your teacher will give you a choice of three different types of stimulus. These might include the lyrics of a song, a picture or a quotation. Your devised practical performance must be based on one of these.
When you're first given your stimuli, study them carefully and make notes about:
Don't aim to write paragraphs, just simple one-word points or phrases will do. Noting down your first reactions to the stimuli can help you develop your work later. When you've made notes on your stimuli, your teacher might suggest doing some research into the themes and topics you've discovered. It's a good idea to do this - it will help you in developing your drama.
As a group discuss the following questions:
A stimulus is just given as a starting point; you don't need to stick rigidly to it. Often the best work comes from thinking outside the box!