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DRAMA STRATEGIES BOOKLET 1

DRAMA STRATEGIES BOOKLET 1

This booklet explains how to work with the following stylistic drama strategies; Mute, Still Picture, Banners & Captions, Games, Hot Seating. Descriptions of the strategies are given as well as an example. A bullet point list on every page covers the learning opportunities. Booklet 1 of 4.
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DRAMA GAMES

DRAMA GAMES

A booklet explaining the following games; FISHES, CHARADES, PRISONER, ZIP ZAP BOING, THE KEEPER OF THE KEYS, LUCKY DEAL, PENGUINS, MEMORY – I went to the shops…, ONE WORD STORY, HANDBAGS, MEMORY – In the room…., WHOSE LIE IS IT ANYWAY?
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YEAR 7 DRAMA SCHEME - An introduction to Shakespeare.

YEAR 7 DRAMA SCHEME - An introduction to Shakespeare.

A detailed 28 lesson scheme of work (set out in 7 week sections, 4 lessons per week). This is designed as a fun and accessible scheme to introduce younger students to Shakespeare without creating fear and dread. Shakespeare plays; Romeo and Juliet and The Tempest are explored during this scheme. Due to the detail, additional lesson plans are not required. Scheme is set out to include the following; Lesson Objectives, Starters, Introduction activities, Development activities and Plenaries. A complete resource pack is available separately on TES.
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YEAR 7 DRAMA SCHEME - Three Halloween Witches

YEAR 7 DRAMA SCHEME - Three Halloween Witches

A scheme of work set out into six lessons. Extremely detailed; covers lesson objectives, starters, introduction activities, development activities and plenaries. Each activity has specified timings for those who need assistance with time management. The scheme works with drama strategies suitable for year 7 students; games, story telling, vocal collages, rehearsals, performances, timelines, verbal machines, hot seating, improvisation and still pictures. For more information on how to work with these drama strategies you may download my strategies booklets available also on TES.
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YEAR 7 DRAMA - LORD OF THE RINGS

YEAR 7 DRAMA - LORD OF THE RINGS

4 LESSONS for year 7 drama. Resources included. Scheme of work is set out in easy to read columns and covers lesson objectives, starters, introductory activities, development activities and plenaries.
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YEAR 7 DRAMA SCHEME & RESOURCES.  Anti - Bullying 'The Playground'.

YEAR 7 DRAMA SCHEME & RESOURCES. Anti - Bullying 'The Playground'.

An 8 lesson detailed scheme of work for year 7. Scheme is based upon the performance poem; 'The Playground'. Drama activities bring the poem to life while plenary questions are aimed to expand children's minds to the issues surrounding bullying. All resources are included in this resource. The scheme includes lesson objectives, starters, introductory activities, main activities, plenaries and homework. The scheme of work is very detailed intended to be taught from without the need for additional lesson plans.
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Assessing and Recording without the Exercise Book

Assessing and Recording without the Exercise Book

Children often know more about science that we think; sometimes they just donʼt have the skills to write down their ideas. I wrote this book because I have a strong belief that all children, whatever their literacy levels, should be given the opportunity to share what they know about science. Over the years, Iʼve developed a range of alternative recording methods that allow children to express their knowledge and learning. These have been tried and tested in the classroom. This book outlines these methods, gently guiding the reader through each one. I cover what each recording method looks like, the reason behind using it, some ideas on how to incorporate it into a lesson and how to use it to assess children. My hope is that this book will show teachers that there are ways to record and assess science that are fun and creative and that generate enthusiasm in the classroom. Most importantly - they donʼt involve an exercise book. By using these methods youʼll find that children, particularly those who lack the ability to get things down on paper, will demonstrate an amazing science understanding. They just needed to be given the chance to express it their way! This book was written for primary Teachers but the ideas can be used in secondary schools as well.
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Daily Living Skills-Dating Workbooks Bundle Pack

Daily Living Skills-Dating Workbooks Bundle Pack

Here is the cost-saving bundle pack to help your students work on the myriad skills involved in dating. This pack includes: DRESS FOR SUCCESS—Looks at basic hygiene, ideas on bathroom organization, hints on organizing time/supplies for easy dressing, (also business attire and “appropriate” dress), clothes storage, hanger use, etc. (Pgs. 41) MAKING CONVERSATION—Discusses topic choice, Facebook’s top conversation choices, appropriate/inappropriate conversations, conversation starters, body language and eye contact, how to “invite yourself in,” how to end a conversation, accepting rejection. (Pgs. 59) FAIR FIGHTING—Interpersonal relationships have conflict, this book teaches students how to disagree without being disagreeable. It also teaches the four rules of “fair fighting:” 1) No violence, 2) Stay in the now, 3) Don’t pile on and 4) End in Win-Win. (Pgs. 43) EVERYDAY MANNERS--Greetings, introductions, opening doors, cell phone manners, table manners, flag etiquette, hat etiquette, and pedestrian manners are all addressed here and will help your students feel confident when dating in public places. (Pgs. 45) SAFE DATING—Checks if the student is ready to date, who to date/personal values, where to look for dates, online dating, 10 tips to safe dating, creating a dating plan, group and buddy dating, PDA’s, how far is too far?, ways to say “no”, how to accept “no.” (Pgs. 61) Like all Daily Living Skills workbooks, this series is written on a high third/low fourth grade level and targeted to the mild-to-moderate population (although, you’ll see in the ratings, many teachers of students with moderate-to-severe disabilities have used the program successfully.) All vocabulary is defined immediately in context so students build confidence in the information. Pages are light and airy with lots of bullet-points and pictures, and are set with a tone that is friendly, yet respects the sensibilities of this age group. Every book contains an answer key and Parent Letter explaining what transition skills you are addressing along with suggestions for parent follow-up at home in compliance with federal mandates. Lessons can easily be used in a “buy today/use today” fashion with no training and little preparation. Or, if you are a newer teacher or new to special education, the DAILY LIVING SKILLS TEACHERS MANUAL gives information on classroom organization and program set-up along with Indicator 13 support and a variety of written ITP goals for each workbook. (You do not need to buy the Teacher’s Manual—it is offered at the request of some teachers.) If you are unfamiliar with the series, please download the free "Doing Laundry" workbook on this site so you can see the format and tone used in all the books or preview the pages provided in the individual books in this bundle pack (also on this site.)
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