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Class Assembly/Play - THE GREATEST SHOW! (based on the Greatest Showman)

Class Assembly/Play - THE GREATEST SHOW! (based on the Greatest Showman)

THE GREATEST SHOW! - A PLAY OR CLASS ASSEMBLY! A class assembly/play for reception, KS1 or even KS2! We did this with a Reception class - they were incredible! It ran alongside our ‘Circus’ theme. We focussed lots on The Greatest Showman and the song ‘This is Me’. I’ve included the script, presentation (which includes all music) and some costume letters to be sent home. I added photos of the children to the slide show which made it even better. The slide show has all been set up and timings suited us. We had such great feedback from this production! I hope you enjoy it! (SEE MAIN IMAGE FOR REAL PREVIEW! -The font and pics look a little weird in the TES preview pics? But it’s actually all done in Comic Sans! I did have it all in pre-cursive, but knew that some schools wouldn’t have this font, so changed it all to Comic Sans. Hopefully it should be in that font when you download!)
harleyharleydee
Tinsel Truths - Drama Scheme

Tinsel Truths - Drama Scheme

7 weeks - Drama Lesson Powerpoints Based on Genre and students develping six scenes of a movie. Can be adapted Covers: Genre Themes Plot and Sub Plot Character developmet Rehearsal techniques Stanislavski/naturalism Physical skills Vocal skills
Rajvindermann
AQA A Level Mocks (Much Ado & Metamorphosis)

AQA A Level Mocks (Much Ado & Metamorphosis)

Two complete papers featuring example questions that students could be asked as part of Component 1 examination for Drama and Theatre A Level (AQA). The questions are on Much Ado About Nothing (Section A), Metamorphosis (Section B) and 8 possible Live Theatre questions. Formatted in an approximate exam style. There are no questions for other set texts. Mark schemes available through AQA website. These are intended as revision or mock papers. These questions have been formulated by me and are in no way endorsed or approved by AQA.
c_walker
The Ballad Of Charlotte Dymond

The Ballad Of Charlotte Dymond

The Ballad of Charlotte Dymond is about the young girl, a domestic servant aged eighteen, who was murdered near Rowtor Ford on Bodwin Moor. This lesson aims to allow the students to explore the story of the ballad of charlotte dymond, the characters involved and their perspectives of what happened the night charlotte dymond died. This is a perfect resource for Key Stage 3, to help students at this level understand and appreciate the plot and characters of this complex ballad in a creative and accessible way.
keith_burt
Primary Drama: Making Drama out of Poems

Primary Drama: Making Drama out of Poems

The Ballad of Charlotte Dymond is about the young girl, a domestic servant aged eighteen, who was murdered near Rowtor Ford on Bodwin Moor. This lesson aims to allow the students to explore the story of the ballad of charlotte dymond, the characters involved and their perspectives of what happened the night charlotte dymond died. This is a perfect resource for Key Stage 2, to help students at this level understand and appreciate the plot and characters of this complex ballad in a creative and accessible way.
keith_burt
Sample pages for the play script Fairy Crystal and the Really Big Lie

Sample pages for the play script Fairy Crystal and the Really Big Lie

A short extract from the play Fairy Crystal and the Really Big Lie - a lovely one act play about honesty and friendship - which gives you a taster of what the play is like and allows you to try before you buy! If you like this sample the full script - with production notes, photocopiable script pages, and additional follow-on activities - can be found in the Arts On The Move Shop here https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/fairy-crystal-and-the-really-big-lie-play-script-11437950 Thanks everso!
AliJC
Sample pages for the play script Crime Doesn't Pay

Sample pages for the play script Crime Doesn't Pay

A short extract from the play Crime Doesn’t Pay - a nice little play set at Christmas time - which gives you a taster of what the play is like and allows you to try before you buy! If you like this sample the full script - with production notes, photocopiable script pages, and additional follow-on activities - can be found in the Arts On The Move Shop. Thanks everso!
AliJC
Sample pages for the play script Coronation Fleet

Sample pages for the play script Coronation Fleet

A short extract from the play Coronation Fleet which gives you a taster of what the play is like and allows you to try before you buy! If you like this sample the full script - with production notes, photocopiable script pages, and additional follow-on activities - can be found in the Arts On The Move Shop. Thanks everso!
AliJC
Edexcel BTEC L3 National Extended Certificate Unit 3 student help booklet (ACTING)

Edexcel BTEC L3 National Extended Certificate Unit 3 student help booklet (ACTING)

We adapted a different booklet from the GCSE and A level to help students structure their Unit 3 rehearsal enough to be able to more effectively reflect on their process before they write up their work. Students have been working through the suggestions in the booklet to ensure they are covering the requirements of this unit. The structure and activities are adaptable and it’s more used as a point of reference or for some inspiration when they struggle during their creation process. We have not used any particular stimulus, this can be added according to the year.
naomi_demon
Drama Improvisation

Drama Improvisation

Primary or secondary pupils could benefit from the workshops. Fun activities that could be used in drama lessons. Can work well with EAL pupils or advanced pupils.
radaz_92
Role in The Middle

Role in The Middle

A thorough look at the aims and objectives of the Drama exercise, “Role-in-the-Middle”, with guidelines, examples and rationale for experienced and inexperienced drama teachers alike. The aims are to collaborate and create a new character, or flesh out an existing character. To discover or invent the rules which lead to high quality work. A character building game, where one student, or empty chair, takes the centre, representing a blank character. Around them, other students take turns to make contributions, developing the character and filling in the blanks.
obsteve
Jeremy Kyle Cue Cards Drama / English

Jeremy Kyle Cue Cards Drama / English

Jeremy Kyle Cue Cards You can use these cards to spark discussion, devising, improvisation or hot seating. Using themes, characters, relationships, and much much more as stimulus. These have been used to explore the themes and relationships in A Midsummer Nights Dream, Blood Brothers and Blue Stockings.
Jcleep
KS3 Level Descriptors

KS3 Level Descriptors

Yearly Skills Booklet to track progress of Year 7 and Year 8 Performing Arts Students. After each assessment, teacher can tick off the cross-module skills achieved. Using the cover sheet, students can create their own targets based on the unticked aims from their booklet which can form the focus of their following assessment. Enjoy!
little-chesh
Setting up your own religious political party challenge lesson

Setting up your own religious political party challenge lesson

They say that the best lessons are the ones where the students lead their own learning! Here is a fantastic game lesson which encourages independence, creativity, team work, organisation, time management and strategy and will be a lesson your students will love and remember. It uses maths, english and drama skills to bring their learning to life. Great for motivating your students and inspiring them to want to learn. This lesson comes with one powerpoint + 6 different worksheets to help you have a great outstanding lesson.
andrewjamesyoung392510
KS3 Drama theory lessons

KS3 Drama theory lessons

If like me, you lose access to your Drama studio during exams, this resource’s aim is to make sure that theory/classroom based lessons are still valuable. This includes seven lessons worth of theory activities that are based upon the expectation (yet a differentiated version of) of students at KS4 (BTEC Technical Award). The topics include: -Physical Theatre types of staging performance and vocal skills analysis of aural and physical setting (using Shrek The musical and Matilda) comparing and contrasting performance works. Each lesson has a full PP and worksheet.
hstubbs1
Improvisation task based on Beatles' song lyrics

Improvisation task based on Beatles' song lyrics

Suitable for KS2 and KS3 this drama resource is good for small groups getting to grips with the lyrics of classic Beatles’ song lyrics. Many of them tell stories which can be acted out and elaborated upon. Eg Maxwell’s Silver Hammer, Obla di obla da, Penny Lane, Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds, A Day in the Life, Eleanor Rigby, Being for the benefit of Mr Kite, Yellow Submarine, Octopus’ Garden, etc. I used this idea with a group of adults with learning disabilities and there was so much scope for characterisation and improvisation. This could be done over several sessions. Ours culminated in a Beatles’ Day with performances before an invited audience. The resource itself is a worksheet that can be given to each group to fill in once they have chosen which song lyric is going to be their starting point for an improvisation.
actitout1
A-Grade SQA Higher Drama 'Jane Eyre' Dramatic Tension 4000 Word Essay

A-Grade SQA Higher Drama 'Jane Eyre' Dramatic Tension 4000 Word Essay

This A-grade essay explores aspects of the 2017 National Theatre tour adaptation as performed at His Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen. Higher Drama Essay Question: As a director, choose a character from your selected text and describe in detail five ways in which this character helps to create dramatic tension. You must use textual references from the play to help you justify your answer. Explain, in detail, five directing concepts you would use to highlight these moments of dramatic tension in a production of your selected text. These need to be related to the first part of this question. The essay is approx. 4000 words.
biggles1230
"Fences" (by August Wilson) Complete Premium Package

"Fences" (by August Wilson) Complete Premium Package

A complete teaching unit for the play “Fences.” Contains more than 40 pages of reading questions, discussion topics, quizzes, essays, research activities, etc., plus a list of additional resources. Covers the entire play. Enough material for weeks of work.
lsilvestris
A Streetcar Named Desire Study Pack 3

A Streetcar Named Desire Study Pack 3

Pack 3 is a continuation of a resource bundle; includes notes and analysis on specific quotations from Scene 7-9 of 'A Streetcar Named Desire. Also includes -Contextual analysis Language analysis Characterisation and setting Themes that are linked to the context Useful for A Level students studying ‘A Streetcar Named Desire,’ either as part of coursework or as part of an exam, in the case of Y12 students. ***Pack 4 (Scene 10-11) coming soon. ***Please be sure to review my resource so I can improve on my work. Thank you. scripted
_scripted_
Drama Inspector Calls Component 3 Revision

Drama Inspector Calls Component 3 Revision

I have made a revision booklet for the exam. It breaks down each characters facial expression, gait and gesture. I also have included set, costume and aspects of lighting. The booklet also includes references to the play so they can use this information in the exam,
jstilwell
Ideas for a Project with a Partner School - School Day

Ideas for a Project with a Partner School - School Day

This project can be used by any school and can be adapted to suit the language of the home and partner school. In the project, children can learn new vocabulary and use Skype to facilitate conversations between themselves and their school’s partner school.
hattiedolton
Macbeth Act 2 Scene 3: CSI

Macbeth Act 2 Scene 3: CSI

A detailed lesson for Act 2.3 of ‘Macbeth’. Students are in role as police inspectors and must use observations and deductions to work out who killed King Duncan. Great way to get students to analyse the scene through role play.
xxnats1989xx
A Streetcar Named Desire Study Pack 2

A Streetcar Named Desire Study Pack 2

Pack 2 is a continuation of a resource bundle; includes notes and analysis on specific quotations from Scene 4-6 of 'A Streetcar Named Desire. Also includes -Contextual analysis Language analysis Characterisation and setting Themes that are linked to the context Useful for A Level students studying ‘A Streetcar Named Desire,’ either as part of coursework or as part of an exam, in the case of Y12 students. ***Pack 3 (Scene 7-9) coming soon. ***Please be sure to review my resource so I can improve on my work. Thank you. scripted
_scripted_
Clowning Around: Lesson Plan & Film

Clowning Around: Lesson Plan & Film

The clown is an entertainer, an integral social figure across cultures for centuries. Clowns can characterize society and provide a comedic way of viewing the world. Laugh Clown Laugh offers a portrait of Berlin based clown Reinhard “Filou” Horstkotte. The role of the clown, for Reinhard, is not just to entertain, but to explore the whole human being including all of the contradictions. For him, there is truly more to being a clown than laughter.
Global_Oneness_Project
Perilous Tales One Act Preview

Perilous Tales One Act Preview

A sample of the script for FREE For teenagers to work on in workshops or as a one act performance piece These are: Dark, twisted cautionary tales With diverse and strange characters They require a very versatile set and costumes Also a lot of physical theatre / comedy Very challenging and demanding for a ensemble company Mask work Four somewhat dark and slightly twisted sketches (can be bought separately as sketches as well) linked together to provide four cautionary tales in a one act storytelling experience. In Tale One we meet Cedic and Sybil, two characters intent on never changing and hanging on to their happiness no matter what the cost. In Tale Two the dreadful Princess Loki risks everything to find her own song as she stampedes through her spoilt life. In Tale Three the vain (and rather stupid) Gorgeous Gerald is stalked by a Ghost who wants to live again in a really handsome body to win back his wife Imelda. Finally Ed and Molly Grimble play one computer game too many… The tales are performed ‘cartoon’ fashion by an ensemble cast, with the use of many props, costumes creative settings, and, if you like, you could fit in a handful of puppets somewhere (the original production used puppets at times to link the tales).
BarbaraHockley
Perilous Tales a One Act Play

Perilous Tales a One Act Play

For teenagers to work on in workshops or as a one act performance piece THIS OPTION DOES NOT INCLUDE A PERFORMING LICENCE but DOES include a licence to photocopy These are: Dark, twisted cautionary tales With diverse and strange characters They require a very versatile set and costumes Also a lot of physical theatre / comedy Very challenging and demanding for a ensemble company Mask work Four somewhat dark and slightly twisted sketches (can be bought separately as sketches as well) linked together to provide four cautionary tales in a one act storytelling experience. In Tale One we meet Cedic and Sybil, two characters intent on never changing and hanging on to their happiness no matter what the cost. In Tale Two the dreadful Princess Loki risks everything to find her own song as she stampedes through her spoilt life. In Tale Three the vain (and rather stupid) Gorgeous Gerald is stalked by a Ghost who wants to live again in a really handsome body to win back his wife Imelda. Finally Ed and Molly Grimble play one computer game too many… The tales are performed ‘cartoon’ fashion by an ensemble cast, with the use of many props, costumes creative settings, and, if you like, you could fit in a handful of puppets somewhere (the original production used puppets at times to link the tales).
BarbaraHockley
Dark Comic Sketch for Drama Workshops

Dark Comic Sketch for Drama Workshops

The Grimbles’ Last Game - a sketch for teenage drama students Great to explore ensemble cast work with a number of speaking roles Mask work and ‘games’ are included Physical theatre Challenging and creative A dark, surreal and comic tale For the PERILOUS TALES collection of surreal and slightly dark cautionary tales by Offbeat Theatre’s Barbara Hockley An excellent opportunity to use bizarre costumes and masks A dance number is required at the end - anything you like… Dark, surreal and completely off the wall Ed and Molly Grimble play computer games all the time - in fact, they do little else. But when they buy a new one from the mysterious Zed they get more than they bargained for. The game plan doesn’t seem to exist, there are no rules (apart from the ones Zed makes up) and on the first level they have to tackle apathy. How far will they get? Can they be bothered to get through Level One? Is Zed making it up, or is making it up part of the plan? Is there a plan? How important is it to ‘win’… If they do manage to get to the end… what sort of reward might they expect? This is for WORKSHOP use only, but can be performed with a licence.
BarbaraHockley
9-1 Speaking and Listening (Spoken Language) Unit for Year 9 Lesson 2

9-1 Speaking and Listening (Spoken Language) Unit for Year 9 Lesson 2

Grade 9-1. This is the second of a 12 lesson unit which prepares students for the speaking & listening component of the new framework GCSE English Language AQA. Fully resourced and engaging with embedded video clips. OCR material, published on youtube, is from the legacy examination series but does provide useful demonstration of how to deliver a good speech.
beev
A Streetcar Named Desire Study Pack 1

A Streetcar Named Desire Study Pack 1

Pack 1 includes notes and analysis on specific quotations from Scene 1-3 of 'A Streetcar Named Desire. Also includes -Contextual analysis Language analysis Characterisation and setting Themes that are linked to the context Useful for A Level students studying ‘A Streetcar Named Desire,’ either as part of coursework or as part of an exam, in the case of Y12 students. ***Pack 2 (Scene 4-6) coming soon. ***Please be sure to review my resource so I can improve on my work. Thank you. scripted
_scripted_
Hedda Gabler A Level Resouce with live design Notes

Hedda Gabler A Level Resouce with live design Notes

i have created this ppt as i have taught the text for A Level this year in line with the EDUQAS spec it has context - set questions for an actor director and designer and i have included some design notes from the touring production of hedda this year
jbennion1980
AQA Drama devising Powerpoint

AQA Drama devising Powerpoint

AQA new specification powerpoint. COMPONENT 2. Lessons detail information about section 1 and 2 with quotes from specification. There are ideas for warm-ups as well as activities to stem creativity with devising. If you have been confused about structuring your lessons for component 2 this may be of help. Some slides have been removed with group names on ect but this powerpoint still includes all information needed for teaching.
whitneynoble1994
A Brief History Of Theatre - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

A Brief History Of Theatre - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text describes the history of theater / drama from the ancient Greek Dionysian rituals till the establishment of London’s theater houses. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False exercises, a fill-in-the-gaps exercise, and a fun crossword . The text can also be used for IGCSE or TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included
MariaPht