Our Day Out (2009) - The Musical

Our Day Out (2009) - The Musical

Whole scheme of work for Willy Russell’s updated musical Our Day Out. There are 8 detailed PowerPoints/ lessons with hyperlinks to video clips and songs from the musical. There is a midterm quiz and a final assessment where students are asked to analyse a character from the play using an extract. There are extra homework/ cover lesson tasks and a knowledge organiser.
sinead242
12  Song Lyric sheets for Oliver

12 Song Lyric sheets for Oliver

Song Lyrics for: who will buy Where is love Reviewing the situation Pick a Pocket Oom pah pah OLIVER I’d do anything Food Glorious Food consider yourself Boy for Sale
rosie_m
Famous ACTORS Top Stars Card Game set of 27 Drama End of Term Activity Actresses

Famous ACTORS Top Stars Card Game set of 27 Drama End of Term Activity Actresses

Set of 27 Famous ACTORS Top Stars cards. Students choose a category and if theirs is higher than their friends’, they keep the played cards. Useful to give them a background of some of the main names in the field from the past and present. Includes a page of ‘backs’ so you can print back to back, double sided. They should print out the correct size for the smaller laminating pouch card sizes if you wanted to laminate them. Could also be printed larger for posters. Publisher and Pdf files included. Useful as a starter or end activity.
mikedean
Fantasy Roleplaying (6-8 Hours)

Fantasy Roleplaying (6-8 Hours)

Personally, I’m a big fan of role-playing games and miniature games so I decided to incorporate some of those elements into a unit of work I’ve done with my low-ability English group around Fantasy Fiction. This will allow students to create their own character and then go on their own adventure as a group working together to complete a quest and defeat stereotypical fantasy enemies. The story and enemies are lead and controlled by the class teacher, and this best works with smaller groups of around 4-6 students. The lessons focus on: Problem solving skills Addition & subtraction Dice probability Team-working skills Role-playing Setting description and visualization Creative writing If you are familiar with how Dungeons & Dragons works then this should all be very familiar with you. There is also a free campaigned provided which is already readily available for free elsewhere (ignore the statistics and number in it, I just used it purely for the story element), you are also free to write your own campaign. All you need to get your hands on are some 6 and 20-sided dice. There are also many places on the internet already where you can simulate this dice rolls. Enjoy, we had a right laugh doing this and then were really engaged!
christiangh93
The End of Eddy - Teacher Resource Pack

The End of Eddy - Teacher Resource Pack

This pack is to support teachers in exploring the production ‘The End of Eddy’, an adaptation of the book by Édouard Louis, for working with children in Years 12 and above. It contains interviews with the writer and director, important context for discussing poverty, LGBT+ bullying, and feeling like an outsider with students, and practical drama activities that explore themes and ideas in the play.
Unicorntheatre
The Velveteen Rabbit 2017/18 - Teacher Resource Pack

The Velveteen Rabbit 2017/18 - Teacher Resource Pack

This pack is to support teachers in exploring the production ‘The Velveteen Rabbit’, an adaptation of the iconic children’s book, for working with children in Years 1 - 4. It contains interviews with the director, one of the actors, images of the set design by James Button, and practical drama activities that explore themes and ideas in the play.
Unicorntheatre
Othello - Secondary Teacher Resource Pack

Othello - Secondary Teacher Resource Pack

This pack is to support teachers in exploring the production ‘Othello’, an adaptation of Shakespeare’s play for working with children in Years 4 - 8. It contains an interview with the director and practical drama activities that explore themes and ideas in the play.
Unicorntheatre
Othello - Primary Teacher Resource Pack

Othello - Primary Teacher Resource Pack

This pack is to support teachers in exploring the production ‘Othello’, an adaptation of Shakespeare’s play for working with children in Years 4 - 8. It contains an interview with the director and practical drama activities that explore themes and ideas in the play.
Unicorntheatre
Laika - Teacher Resource Pack

Laika - Teacher Resource Pack

This pack is to support teachers in exploring the production ‘Laika’, working with children in Years 2 - 6. It contains an interview with the directors and practical drama activities that explore themes and ideas in the play.
Unicorntheatre
Beowulf - Teacher Resource Pack

Beowulf - Teacher Resource Pack

This pack is to support teachers in exploring the production ‘Beowulf’, a reimagining of the Old English epic poem, with students. It contains context around the myth & the poem, interviews with the writer and composer, and practical drama activities that explore themes and ideas in the play.
Unicorntheatre
Beginners - Teacher Resource Pack

Beginners - Teacher Resource Pack

This pack is for teachers working with children in Year 4 and above. It contains ideas for classroom activities to explore ‘Beginners’, including an interview with writer and director Tim Crouch, and practical drama activities that explore themes and ideas in the play.
Unicorntheatre
Who am I? Card Game

Who am I? Card Game

A card game that can be used as a starter, plenary or as a revision activity. Students can work in pairs/groups and they turn over a card. They should describe how they would play that stereotypical character by explaining how they would use their acting skills/characterisation. The rest of their group should guess the stereotypical character. Could be developed into a charades type game. This includes 24 characters/cards.
Drama_MissF
Acting Skills - Pairs Game

Acting Skills - Pairs Game

This game is a great starter, plenary or general revision tool. Can be used as a starter task by giving each student one of the cards and they have to find their partner or as the more traditional card game method. This consists of 16 pairs of cards - one has a stereotypical character printed on it, the other has the acting skills required to play that character. Cards should be printed double sided and then cut out so that the pattern is on the back of the cards.
Drama_MissF
10 Minute Bullying Play, Primary school Stage Playscript.

10 Minute Bullying Play, Primary school Stage Playscript.

**** STAGE PLAY VERSION **** This is a tried and tested Script, created for a after-school drama club. It was performed by a mixture of Lower and Upper KS2 children. It would be perfect for a Drama Club or PSHE project. It also highlights ‘first days’ and transition along with sibling and peer relationships. It has an appropriate ending to promote ‘doing the right thing’ and forgiveness I give permission for the names and genders to be changed to suit the group performing. Please leave a review to help others thinking of purchasing.
rosie_m
Pack of 5 Drama Games/Activities

Pack of 5 Drama Games/Activities

These are good warm up games or class activities. Each game teaches a different drama skill and the games are brightly printed so could be displayed. Please leave a review for others.
rosie_m
Detectives! Drama Activity/Warm up Game

Detectives! Drama Activity/Warm up Game

This is a good warm up game. It encourages the children to move, follow instructions and use senses.The game is brightly printed and could be displayed. Please leave a review and check out my pack of 5 games for £3.99
rosie_m
Outdoor Learning KS1 & KS2 resources

Outdoor Learning KS1 & KS2 resources

FIVE LESSONS FOR KS1 & KS2 This Resource Pack has been created for the summer term, to encourage teachers and pupils to get outside and to learn in an outdoor environment (in glorious sunshine, we hope!), using five of the best children’s fiction and non-fiction books as inspiration. The aim of this Resource Pack is for children to feel less inhibited, both physically and mentally, allowing them to learn with more freedom and apply their knowledge in a real-world context. It can be used with all children from KS1 through to KS2, recommended ages 5–11. Each lesson is based on an individual book and targeted at a different age-range, giving teachers flexibility to choose and differentiate as needed. The activities included can be taught as whole units or as individual activities to be dipped in and out of.
alexandramtaylor
Shakespeare Word Puzzles

Shakespeare Word Puzzles

A book of 50 word puzzles, all based on ten of Shakespeare’s plays… Romeo & Juliet A midsummer night’s dream The merchant of Venice Much ado about nothing Julius Caesar Hamlet Othello King Lear Macbeth The Tempest For each play, there is a crossword about the play, a ‘Search and Cloze’ puzzle that reviews the synopsis, another crossword based on the play’s best lines, a 25-question quiz, the answers to which are in a word search grid, and finally a word search to reinforce key elements such as the characters’ names and places in the play.
BFP
GCSE Spoken Language 9-1 Year 9 - 11 lessons

GCSE Spoken Language 9-1 Year 9 - 11 lessons

A set of 11 engaging and interesting lessons to support Year 9 in their preparations for Spoken Language presentations. You could also use these to teach the persuasive writing element of the English Language examination.
beev
9-1 Spoken Language 12 lessons

9-1 Spoken Language 12 lessons

A fully resourced and engaging set of 12 lessons for YR10 in preparation for the new Speaking & Listening component - Spoken Language. Includes embedded video clips PPT presentations and all required hand-outs. Could also be used for English Language Paper 2 Question 5 (persuasive writing) or for other YR groups.
beev
The Garbage King (Year 6, Fiction) - planning ideas for a creative literacy unit

The Garbage King (Year 6, Fiction) - planning ideas for a creative literacy unit

This resource contains ideas for planning a creative literacy unit based on ‘The Garbage King’, a beautifully written novel by Elizabeth Laird*. Suitable for Year 6. Plan a challenging unit of work for your Year 6 class that uses drama, discussion and writing to explore the contrasting lives of two boys who find themselves on the streets of Addis Ababa. Perfect for a post SATs project! Story synopsis Mamo and Dani live opposite lives. For Mamo, home is a ramshackle hut in the slums of Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa with his older sister and troubled mother. On the other side of the city, Dani lives a life of privilege with his parents. But when their lives are both turned upside down, they find themselves alone on the city streets with the beggars, orphans and gangs. Despite the dangers and hardship of their new lives, both boys discover a new side to themselves and their unlikely friendship proves crucial as they struggle to get their lives back on track. How to use this resource This resource is structured into five parts. Inspiration - sharing the book with your class. Incubation - exploring the ideas in the book through reading, drama and discussion. Connection - making cross-curricular links with this book. Illumination - bringing the work to life through art and design. Application - getting the children writing creatively. Each part is designed to help you deliver a structured literacy unit that offers children room for creativity, develops opportunities for meaningful learning and is plugged in to different areas of the curriculum. This ‘Have you Tried?’ resource can form the basis for an outstanding, cross-curricular unit of literacy work. For more ideas like this, visit articulateeducation.co.uk *Please note this is not a complete set of lesson plans but there are many ideas in this resource that can form the basis of a unit of work. It has been designed in this way intentionally so you can adapt it to your class and school.
articulate_education
The Nowhere Emporium (UKS2, Fiction) - planning ideas for a creative literacy unit

The Nowhere Emporium (UKS2, Fiction) - planning ideas for a creative literacy unit

This resource contains ideas for planning a creative literacy unit based on ‘The Nowhere Emporium’, an excellent novel by Ross MacKenzie*. Suitable for Upper Key Stage 2. Plan a fantastic unit of work that includes a visit to a museum to marvel at treasures, creating your own Book of Wonders through writing and designing and building a snow globe! Story synopsis When Daniel Holmes hides from the local bully in the doorway of a newly appeared shop, he has no idea that he has stepped over a magical threshold. The Nowhere Emporium is the invention of magician Lucien Silver: part shop, part theme park, a place where wonders - amazing sights and experiences - appear at the stroke of a magician’s pen. Fascinated by the wonders of the Emporium, Daniel begins to discover his own magical potential and the places his imagination can take him to. But as Daniel quickly discovers, the world of magic can be a dangerous place. How to use this resource This resource is structured into five parts. Inspiration - sharing the book with your class. Incubation - exploring the ideas in the book through reading, drama and discussion. Connection - making cross-curricular links with this book. Application - getting the children writing creatively. Illumination - bringing the work to life through art and design. Each part is designed to help you deliver a structured literacy unit that offers children room for creativity, develops opportunities for meaningful learning and is plugged in to different areas of the curriculum. This ‘Have you Tried?’ resource can form the basis for an outstanding, cross-curricular unit of literacy work. For more ideas like this, visit articulateeducation.co.uk *Please note this is not a complete set of lesson plans but there are many ideas in this resource that can form the basis of a unit of work. It has been designed in this way intentionally so you can adapt it to your class and school.
articulate_education
Peace Week pack - whole school

Peace Week pack - whole school

“The best thing we’ve ever done together as a school community” Moya Richardson, Associate Head Teacher, Our Lady’s Catholic Primary School This whole-school resource pack contains everything staff and pupils need to explore how they can build a peaceful world. You can then develop the attitudes, values and skills needed to create it. Your Peace Week can be run at any time. It can be an exciting way to start a new term, or a positive way to celebrate the end of the school year. Includes: *curriculum linked content for Scotland, Wales and England tools to help you organise lesson plans resources staff training materials tips Peace Week was created by the Quaker Peace Education Programme with help from schools. More: www.quaker.org.uk/peace-education
QuakerPeaceEducation
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
The Greatest Showman 10 minute medley

The Greatest Showman 10 minute medley

This is a 10 minute medley that I have edited and produced. It would be great for a school performance or an assembly activity. The songs included (in order) are: The greatest show, Million Dreams, This is Me and Come Alive. There are 3 files to this resource: The Song Sheet the lyrics are in two colours, Black for solo singing parts that can be split to suit your group and Blue for the ensemble parts. The Medley MP3 This is a medley arranged by myself, it is a backing track but the original singers remain for the ensemble parts just to give the kids a bit of help. The Medley with singing MP3 I have recorded the song with vocals to show where the solo parts come in. I performed this medley with KS1 and Lower KS2 children. I split the solo parts into 3-4 lines each child, either alone or in little groups. They had no trouble learning their parts and the added ensemble vocals gave the volume needed for the big chorus parts. Please leave a review and happy singing!
rosie_m
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 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
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
An Icebreaker game

An Icebreaker game

An Icebreaker game used as a getting to know you resource, when starting to teach a new class.
chadwaj
Taboo Game 1

Taboo Game 1

This is a fun taboo style game where the students have to guess a word without using any of the ‘Taboo’ words. The instructions are all included on the second slide, and there are 125 slides so the game should take 30+ min to complete. This is an excellent starter/plenary/activity/ice breaker or even a reward. Taboo is an excellent game to improve students literacy and oracy, and is highly recommended to jazz up the lessons at the end of the long autumn term. If you like this then why not check out my other taboo games?
laumorrow
Taboo Game 2

Taboo Game 2

This is a fun taboo style game where the students have to guess a word without using any of the ‘Taboo’ words. The instructions are all included on the second slide, and there are 125 slides so the game should take 30+ to complete. This is an excellent starter/plenary/activity/ice breaker or even a reward. Taboo is an excellent game to improve students literacy and oracy, and is highly recommended to jazz up the lessons at the end of the long autumn term. If you like this then why not check out my other taboo games?
laumorrow