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Brighton Rock | Pilot Theatre Resource Pack with Workshop Exercises

Brighton Rock | Pilot Theatre Resource Pack with Workshop Exercises

Pilot Theatre and York Theatre Royal present a brand new adaptation of Graham Greene’s classic noir thriller Brighton Rock, written by Bryony Lavery, directed by Esther Richardson, with new music by the composer Hannah Peel. This is a great show for all Key Stage 4 and 5 students with strong links to literature and performing arts. It will be a brilliant opportunity for students of Drama and Performing Arts at GCSE, BTEC or A level to experience cutting edge contemporary live theatre. It is an ideal fit as a companion to studying the original novel story by Graham Greene. The pack includes text and video interviews with the creative team, an introduction to the author and text, workshop exercises, rehearsal photography, and links to online resources to enable students to gain an insight into the process of developing the work from page to stage. It is a fast paced narrative explored by an innovative contemporary theatre company. The fearless young protagonists in the play are overseen by the menacing Dark Angels and brought to life by Bryony Lavery’s gritty dialogue. The play is underscored by a vibrant, original soundtrack composed and performed by Hannah Peel. Workshops are available throughout the tour. Contact Pilot at or 01904 635755 for more information. Resource pack created by Bev Veasey and designed by Sam Johnson. Photography by Ben Pugh and Sam Johnson.
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Storytelling and Shadow Puppets - A  Drama SOW aimed at Y7

Storytelling and Shadow Puppets - A Drama SOW aimed at Y7

This SOW is based on 5 lessons, but could be extended if need be. It is based on using narrative poems in drama, first with physical drama, then with shadow puppets. Each group in a class is given a poem to work on, culminating in a shadow puppet performance in the last lesson. Some poems may not have enough characters who are referred to in the text itself (The Raven, for example), but the students usually use their imagination to incorporate ghosts or other creatures into the story! The poems included are as follows: Cinderella - Roald Dahl (for a whole class task in the first lesson) The Raven - Edgar Allen Poe Little Red Riding Hood - Roald Dahl The Jabberwocky - Lewis Carroll The Walrus and the Carpenter - Lewis Carroll Goldilocks and the Three Bears - Roald Dahl Three Little Pigs - Roald Dahl Obviously, any narrative poems could be used for this SOW. I chose ones that suited the students at my school but there are many out there that could also be suitable. One of the homework tasks asks students to watch a version of the poem their group have been assigned on youtube. I have included a document with suggested links. Any problems, please contact me.
MusicFairy
The Tunnel (Anthony Browne) - 5 dramas lessons, Y3/4

The Tunnel (Anthony Browne) - 5 dramas lessons, Y3/4

This is a pack of five drama lessons based on Anthony Browne's popular book 'The Tunnel' A full description of each drama strategy used in the lessons is included, as are general notes for using the pack. Lesson 1: How characters are different, how they feel and creating a conversation between the two main characters. Uses - freeze frame, hot seating and sculpture Lesson 2: Solving conflict and acting out a script. Uses - freeze frame, sculpture, scripts and silent participation Lesson 3: A character's thoughts, what a character should do and creating a whole class piece to music. Uses - conscience alley, hot seating and performance Lesson 4: Creating an atmospheric scene, creating a scene from off-stage and creating a performance for the rest of the class. Uses - atmosphere and acting out Lesson 5: Using freeze frames to present ideas and key parts of the story, a character's thoughts & feelings and creating conversations to show how characters have changed. Uses - freeze frame, moving pictures and thought tapping
RhymeRockRole
That First Drama Lesson

That First Drama Lesson

Teachers - students are back from half term or starting Y10 or Y11 and you just want a one-off 60 minute easy lesson to get the creative juices flowing again – yours as well as theirs. Learning Objective: To learn or revise how to mark a dramatic moment using a variety of drama devices
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OCR GCSE Drama Concept Pro-Forma Guidance Booklet

OCR GCSE Drama Concept Pro-Forma Guidance Booklet

Here is a detailed guidance booklet for the OCR 'Presenting and Performing Texts' unit of the GCSE Drama qualification. This booklet covers all the questions on the concept pro-forma individually. For each question: * Students are given a breakdown of what the question is asking them to do, along with detailed guidance on how best to tackle the question * Top Tips for each question, along with suggested activities they can do to help them successfully prepare for the questions * Detailed exemplars (in this booklet I use DNA as the exemplar text) for each and every question in order to model strong responses. This is everything your students need to successfully tackle the pro-forma and to make the best possible impression with the visiting examiner! Buy in confidence from a TES recommended gold author!
ajs12345
The Prelude - Wordsworth GCSE AQA

The Prelude - Wordsworth GCSE AQA

23 slide detailed lesson. Differentiated tasks. Been used many times with mixed-ability and high ability classes. Enough for at least a double period (1hr 40 mins approx) plus homework. Includes: - teacher's notes - LOs - themes - social + historical context - autobiographical information - detailed quote analysis method (suitable for all quotations) - group poetry writing task - extension tasks - example exam questions - links for further study and video links to poem readings.
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AQA A Level Drama and Theatre - Component 3 Reflective Report Guidance (Making Theatre)

AQA A Level Drama and Theatre - Component 3 Reflective Report Guidance (Making Theatre)

A clear step-by-step structure for students to complete the 'Reflective Report' for Component 3 (Making Theatre) of the AQA A Level Drama and Theatre. Note: the preview shows only the overview of the guidance for students. The full guidance sheet contains a writing frame for pupils with detailed guidance on how to structure the report into sections, alongside what needs to be included in each part.
seanabbs
How to write a slam poem - full lesson

How to write a slam poem - full lesson

Fully resourced 1 hour lesson in which students learn a history of slam poetry, discuss an example and then plan their own. Easily adaptable for KS3 and KS4. This lesson includes: - Detailed instructions on how to write a slam poem - Graphic organiser for students to plan their poems - List of Youtube links to recommended slam poems as extension work Leave a review and choose any other resource for free from the LikeAnExpert shop.
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Macbeth Bundle!

Macbeth Bundle!

Find lessons on key scenes including Duncan's death, the Banquet scene and the changes in Macbeth throughout the play. Lessons on minor characters, and Jacobean context as well as excellent revision materials such as a student study guide, board game and quotation quiz.
yammyteacher
Macbeth the board game!

Macbeth the board game!

A board game to help students revise key quotations from Macbeth. You will need dice and counters (I use bits of coloured paper). The questions link to each of the three Assessment Objectives for AQA GCSE English Literature.
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