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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
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
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
Dramatic Comedy Genre: An Introduction

Dramatic Comedy Genre: An Introduction

A fully-adaptable PowerPoint which offers an introduction to the study of dramatic comedy as a genre (most likely useful with the study of Shakespeare). The lesson offers visual and practical tasks for pupils to work through in order to explore and begin to understand the concept of comedy as a genre. The activities should take one lesson, but may take two. There is also an opportunity for pupils to apply their learning to an extract from Shakespeare’s ‘Much ado About Nothing’ at the end. This PowerPoint will be most useful with higher-level GCSE students aiming for grades 7,8 and 9 in their study of Shakespeare’s ‘Much Ado about Nothing’, enabling them to explore method and genre as they read, which will help in their reaching higher levels in the examination. Could be adapted for aspiring grade 6 students. The PowerPoint might also be used as a starting point for A Level English Literature students although further reading and research will be necessary. It will certainly aid less able A Level students who benefit from visual and practical tasks, and discussion (I have used a version of this PowerPoint as a starting point with an AS group for coursework under an old spec).
englbee
Moving Away: Lesson 9 Blood Brothers (AQA)

Moving Away: Lesson 9 Blood Brothers (AQA)

Discussion about the motif of guns and children having them as toys. Reading the play scene with questions for teacher. Mini-plenary checks for understanding. Discussion on setting, symbols and superstition in the scene. P.E.E. writing frame for: Mickey and Edward seem destined to influence each other’s lives. How does Russell present this to the audience? Plenary check for writing.
aliceboyd1995
GCSE Drama Component 2 Devising Unit of work

GCSE Drama Component 2 Devising Unit of work

Powerpoint with lesson activities to take a Y10 GCSE class through the full devising process, aimed at AQA GCSE Drama. Using the stimulus Childhood, the scheme looks at many ways of interpreting a stimulus, generating material, refining the piece, peer assessment and then polishing a piece of Drama. This powerpoint will give you a focus for every lesson in the devising process. All you will need to add is a selection of images for the students to respond to.
carolynbooth
Year 7 Drama Ernie's Incredible Illucinations Scheme

Year 7 Drama Ernie's Incredible Illucinations Scheme

Full scheme of work with powerpoints to accompany the brilliant play "Ernie’s Incredible Illucination by Alan Ayckbourn Aims: To introduce Y7 students to the study of a scripted play To introduce students to character development techniques To read, rehearse and perform extracts from the play Learning Objectives: To read the play Ernie’s Incredible Illucinations To understand the main characters and their relationships To understand how to develop a character and take them from page to stage To learn how to set out and write a script To develop acting skills used to communicate a character Differentiation Rotate readers to give different students a chance Choose reading roles based on ability to stretch and challenge Use coloured overlays and green copies of scripts for dyslexic pupils Group students in mixed ability groups Group with roles by ability looking at the amount of lines and whether this will challenge or scaffold
carolynbooth
The 39 Steps: Who is Richard Hannay?

The 39 Steps: Who is Richard Hannay?

A lesson to support teaching the novel version of the 39 Steps. Introduction to his character, including reading the biography. Watching video clips from the play version and then answering questions after finding key words to describe him. Also: reading an article by former MI5 chief about his character’s influence on the general public since the 1900s.
aliceboyd1995
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 skills 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 for others and check out my pack of 5 games for £2
rosie_m
English GCSE Narrative Techniques in Disney Films (useful for Drama too)

English GCSE Narrative Techniques in Disney Films (useful for Drama too)

We all know that teaching sophisticated terminology can be really dull, so I decided to teach my class 18 top terms using Disney (and other family films). This will take 2 lessons, unless you skip some parts of the clips, or don’t complete them all. Included is the powerpoint that contains a starter and all the answers for the students (and yourself beforehand), whilst the worksheet contains the definitions for later revision and the space to conduct the quiz format lesson. I teach these terms by first having students read the terms and definitions aloud in class and clear up any misunderstandings. I then open the YouTube playlist and put it on shuffle. The students should write on their worksheets in pencil and should write the name of the film next to the technique that they think is present in the clip. You can choose to reveal the answers as you go through or all at the end… Normally, I do it all at the end because students change their answers after seeing a clip like Finding Nemo and realising that Dory and Marlin are foils of each other. Unfortunately, you will need internet for this lesson as YouTube is a central part, and as the playlist I have made is on YouTube, I cannot promise that videos won’t randomly stop working. I would double check these before doing the lesson, but you have all the answers and can search the same video on YouTube otherwise. Lastly, use the two Lion King videos together, one shows Scar killing Mufasa, and the other shows him blaming Simba (DRAMATIC IRONY OR WHAT?!)
Charlie925
Drama Assessment Booklet (based on Eduqas GCSE)

Drama Assessment Booklet (based on Eduqas GCSE)

This booklet is useful for all pupils in years 7-11. It is based on the Eduqas GCSE specification. There is space in the front to record summative assessment for each topic. There are also easy to use grids to assess performance from a text and devising. I have used these by highlighting the criteria that have been met in each assessment. This makes it easy for pupils to identify how to improve their work and also track progress between topics.
BullardMusic
A View from the Bridge Revision Cards!

A View from the Bridge Revision Cards!

These colourful, comprehensive, and well-structured revision cards have been creatively designed for students securing their understanding of Arthur Miller’s play 'A View from the Bridge.’ Each card is visually-appealing and highly-detailed, covering aspects of each feature including a full summary, cited quotations from the play, definitions/ examples, and a consideration of audience reactions. They are tried and tested, with teachers incorporating them in revision games, using them as essay writing aids, or utilising them as home revision aids. They are provided as both PDFs (to prevent formatting issues between computers) and as Word documents (for easy editing). The revision cards included in this pack are: Characters - Eddie, Beatrice, Catherine, Rodolpho, Marco, and Alfieri. Context - Arthur Miller, Italian Immigration, Omerta; Devices - Dramatic Irony, Stage Directions, Dramatic Tension; Scenes - Alfieri’s Prologue, Chair-Lifting Scene, The Tragic Ending; Themes - Community Law, Irrationality, Masculinity. For any questions or comments, please contact TandLGuru@yahoo.co.uk - Many thanks!
TandLGuru
Doctor Faustus - by Christopher Marlowe - GCSE Reading Comprehension / Literature Text

Doctor Faustus - by Christopher Marlowe - GCSE Reading Comprehension / Literature Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text gives a summary of Christopher Marlowe’s adventure novel “Doctor Faustus”. After carefully reading the summary of the novel, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: True or False exercises, comprehension questions, a character match and a fun crossword . The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included.
MariaPht
Intro to Macbeth's Witches

Intro to Macbeth's Witches

A KS3 lesson to get students thinking about the witches in Shakespeare’s Macbeth. This follows on nicely from a whole class staged combat scene to introduce the students to the play. The start activity may need adapting to a whoosh. Tasks encourage an abstract and stylised way of moving as the witches etc.
monroe84
Sample Pages For Sausages For Tea WW2 Play Script

Sample Pages For Sausages For Tea WW2 Play Script

A short extract from the mini play Sausages For Tea, which tells the story of one family’s experience of a WW2 air raid in a fictional town during 1940s Britain. The play mixes fact and fiction, allowing young performers to gain some appreciation of what life was like on the Home Front for children in Britain during World War Two. The play is short and, with a small cast, it is ideal for performances in assemblies and on topic days. These sample pages give you a taster of what the play is like and allow you to try before you buy! If you like this sample the complete script - with full production notes, photocopiable script pages, and fab classroom follow-on activities - can be found in the Arts On The Move Shop here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/ww2-mini-play-for-ks2-ks3-11373895 Thanks everso!
AliJC
Sample Pages For Whistle As You Walk Away Play Script

Sample Pages For Whistle As You Walk Away Play Script

A short extract from the play script Whistle As You Walk Away which tells the harrowing stories of children who worked in the cotton mills in Victorian England. The play uses factual accounts from Victorian children to show what life was like at that time, the hardships they faced, and the changes in society which made their lives a little easier. It’s a great historical play with a heart and is perfect for a large cast of young actors who want to connect with this period in British history. These sample pages give you a taster of what the play is like and allow you to try before you buy! If you like this sample the complete script - with full production notes, photocopiable script pages, and fab classroom follow-on activities - can be found in the Arts On The Move Shop here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/victorian-mill-children-play-script-11377361 Thanks everso!
AliJC
Sample Pages For Three Murders, A Suicide and a Near Miss Play Script

Sample Pages For Three Murders, A Suicide and a Near Miss Play Script

A short extract from the play Three Murders, a Suicide and a Near Miss - a great one act version of Othello, Shakespeare’s tragic story of love, jealousy and revenge. The play is presented in the style of a melodrama with the hero, heroine and evil villain evident, but also retains all of characterisation and story elements of the original text. This a great introduction to Shakespeare and provides the opportunity for some really over the top acting from your young performers! These sample pages give you a taster of what the play is like and allow you to try before you buy! If you like this sample the complete script - with full production notes, photocopiable script pages, and fabulous classroom follow-on activities - can be found in the Arts On The Move Shop here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/three-murders-a-suicide-and-a-near-miss-othello-play-script-11438285 Thanks everso!
AliJC
Sample Pages For The Xmas Factor Nativity Play Script

Sample Pages For The Xmas Factor Nativity Play Script

A short extract from the play The Xmas Factor, a fabulous one act version of the nativity story. This is a respectful retelling of the Christmas story with all of the familiar characters and a couple of interesting extras! As the search is on to find a Christmas star, someone is trying to throw a party in the stable. The play is perfect for seasonal celebrations, can be extended using Christmas music, and provides an ideal opportunity to include younger performers in non-speaking roles. These sample pages give you a taster of what the play is like and allow you to try before you buy! If you like this sample the complete script - with full production notes, photocopiable script pages, and fabulous classroom follow-on activities - can be found in the Arts On The Move Shop here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/the-xmas-factor-ks2-nativity-play-11377298 Thanks everso!
AliJC
Sample Pages For The Trouble With Young People Today... Play Script

Sample Pages For The Trouble With Young People Today... Play Script

A short extract from the play The Trouble With Young People Today… a simple but effective one act play which explores the issues of self-confidence, peer pressure, and just saying no. Jimmy would rather play the fool and impress his friends than use his brain and stay out of trouble. Eventually his craving for attention and respect has dire consequences. This is a powerful play to perform and would work well as a performance to a younger audience. These sample pages give you a taster of what the play is like and allow you to try before you buy! If you like this sample the complete script - with full production notes, photocopiable script pages, and fabulous classroom follow-on activities - can be found in the Arts On The Move Shop here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/the-trouble-with-young-people-today-play-script-11438272 Thanks everso!
AliJC
Sample Pages For The Rise and Fall of Lord Macbeth Play Script

Sample Pages For The Rise and Fall of Lord Macbeth Play Script

A short extract from the play The Rise and Fall of Lord Macbeth, a great one act adaptation of Shakespeare’s dramatic tragedy. This play retains all of the character references and story of the original text but in a shorter, simplified, form. It’s a great play for classroom reading during Shakespeare topics and is also very effective as a theatre performance for a large group of young actors. These sample pages give you a taster of what the play is like and allow you to try before you buy! If you like this sample the complete script - with full production notes, photocopiable script pages, and fabulous classroom follow-on activities - can be found in the Arts On The Move Shop here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/macbeth-play-script-for-ks2-ks3-11373876 Thanks everso!
AliJC
Making Drama From Poetry

Making Drama From Poetry

Three lessons that explore three ballads; The Ballad of Charlotte Dymond, The Ballad of The Gresford Disaster and The Ballad of Frankie and Johnny. The lessons introduce students to drama concepts such as cross cutting, dramatic irony, verbatim theatre, epic theatre and documentary theatre. These lessons are an awesome way of helping students understand and access these complex ballads whilst creating some innovative and challenging pieces of Drama.
keith_burt
Sample Pages For The Legend of St George and the Dragon Play Script

Sample Pages For The Legend of St George and the Dragon Play Script

A short extract from the play The Legend of St George and the Dragon, a lovely one act play that gives an account of how the brave and noble Knight, George, saved a village from the dragon that terrorised it and began his journey to Sainthood. It’s a gentle comedy which small groups of performers in KS2 and KS3 will enjoy. Great for celebrating St George’s Day! These sample pages give you a taster of what the play is like and allow you to try before you buy! If you like this sample the complete script - with full production notes, photocopiable script pages, and fab classroom follow-on activities - can be found in the Arts On The Move Shop here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/st-george-and-the-dragon-play-script-11377323 Thanks everso!
AliJC
The Ballad of The Gresford Disaster

The Ballad of The Gresford Disaster

The Ballad of The Gresford Disaster is about a mining accident that occurred in Gresford 22nd September 1934 in which 266 men and boys were killed due to failures in the safety and poor working conditions of the mine by the management. This lesson aims to allow the students to explore the events of that dreadful event, the people involved and their perspectives of what happened that night. 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
The Ballad of Frankie and Johnny

The Ballad of Frankie and Johnny

The Ballad of Frankie and Johnny is an excellent tale of love, intrigue and revenge, perfect for Key Stage 3 and creating some innovative and exciting pieces of Drama. This lesson explores the story of the ballad through the uses of Flashbacks / Cross Cutting and Dramatic Irony. 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
Sample Pages For The History of the Theatre - Part One!

Sample Pages For The History of the Theatre - Part One!

A short extract from the play The History of the Theatre - Part One! This is a one act speedy journey through the beginnings and development of the wonderful world of theatre. The story begins with early origins and ends with the emergence of William Shakespeare. It’s a great play script for learning about the history of the theatre in a humourous and entertaining way. These sample pages give you a taster of what the play is like and allow you to try before you buy! If you like this sample the complete script - with full production notes, photocopiable script pages, and fab classroom follow-on activities - can be found in the Arts On The Move Shop here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/the-history-of-the-theatre-part-one-play-script-11438263 Thanks everso!
AliJC
Sample Pages For The Big Ship Sails

Sample Pages For The Big Ship Sails

A short extract from the play script The Big Ship Sails which tells the harrowing story of children ‘exported’ from Britain during the 1950s and 60s when the Child Migration Scheme was at its peak. The play uses accounts from actual child migrants to explore how the scheme came into being and its impact on the young lives involved. It’s a powerful play for a large cast and an ideal play for young actors who want to connect with this period in British history. These sample pages give you a taster of what the play is like and allow you to try before you buy! If you like this sample the complete script - with full production notes, photocopiable script pages, and fab classroom follow-on activities - can be found in the Arts On The Move Shop here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/britain-s-child-migrants-play-script-11397414 Thanks everso!
AliJC
Sample Pages For Spellbound Fairy Tale Play Script

Sample Pages For Spellbound Fairy Tale Play Script

A short extract from the play Spellbound which is a funny one act play about bullying, cheating and boredom set in fairy land! Life is dull so the Goblins, Chaos and Mayhem, decide to liven things up. What could possibly go wrong…? This is a great play for smaller groups of performers and is suitable for both KS2 and KS3, or mixed, classes. These sample pages give you a taster of what the play is like and allow you to try before you buy! If you like this sample the complete script - with full production notes, photocopiable script pages, and fab classroom follow-on activities - can be found in the Arts On The Move Shop here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/spellbound-fairy-tale-play-script-11438185 Thanks everso!
AliJC
Sample Pages For Romeo and Juliet Play Script

Sample Pages For Romeo and Juliet Play Script

A short extract from the play script Love Me Tender, which is a simple one act adaptation of the first half of Shakespeare’s famous tragedy. The play covers events which lead up to Tybalt’s death, allowing for a cliff-hanger ending and giving students the opportunity to improvise, or write, the remainder of the play. It’s great for scriptwriting sessions at KS2 or KS3 and works really well as a performance. These sample pages give you a taster of what the play is like and allow you to try before you buy! If you like this sample, the full script - with production notes, photocopiable script pages, and fab classroom follow-on activities - can be found in the Arts On The Move Shop here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/romeo-and-juliet-play-script-for-ks2-ks3-11373888 Thanks everso!
AliJC
Grease lead sheets for school band

Grease lead sheets for school band

We picked the most famous songs and created easier scores for a school band with chords and structures. We had a band of mixed students from Year 4 to Year 9 and they could learn these songs in a couple of months. Perhaps later I can post a video of the show - we will have the first show today:)
Samusic