Perseus and The Medusa - Classroom Drama Into Literacy

**THIS LESSON IS CURRENTLY ON OFFER WITH A CLASS ROOM GOOD GAMES VIDEO **

10 games demonstrated by an experienced teacher and a class which will be especially useful for Back To School getting to know a new class, observing your students and embedding class rules in a fun way! You will be given a link to the teaching video.

Perseus and The Medusa Lesson Set

Classroom Drama and Interactive Learning is a fantastic way to explore a Topic and to raise Literacy attainment.

This traditional Greek myth has all the makings of an exciting extended storyline for age 9+ and will cover a good term’s work with your class who will have lots of ideas for expansion in addition to the Lesson Plan suggestions.

The students will work together as a class and in groups to enact the story scenes and importantly to give them their own unique creative twist.

Full details, photos and links to a great free music website are all included in the lesson plan.

** Each activity either embeds or follows up with writing. **

OUTLINE AND KEY SKILLS AND ACTIVITIES.

  1. The Birth of Hermes- Done as a fantastic whole class Whoosh technique with Teacher’s script within Lesson Plan.

Into Literacy -Cartoon captioned stories.

  1. Athena and Hermes - Improvisation and Presentation in groups building confidence throughout.

Into Literacy - Embedding Scripting.

3.Perseus and the Graeae - Improvisation, Passing The Eye Technique.

Into Literacy-Scripting

  1. The Cave of The Stygian Nymphs - Mirroring, simple but very effective Movement Technique.

Into Literacy -Descriptive Writing

5.The Cave of The Medusa - Statues (Tableaux), Characterisation.

Into Literacy - Character description. Paired scripting, Atmospheric narratives with suggested atmospheric presentation ideas.

  1. Atlas and Andromeda - Still Images, Monster Movement.

Into Literacy - Exciting Accounts of saving Andromeda.

  1. The Olympic Games -Tableaux and Improvisation.

Into Literacy - Reporting the accident at the games.

  1. Back To Seriphus -Improvisation.

Into Literacy - Summary of Main Points in the Myth, caption stories.

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