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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
Blood Brothers,  AQA KS3/4 Scheme of Work

Blood Brothers, AQA KS3/4 Scheme of Work

Scheme of learning for KS3/4 study of Blood Brothers by Russell. Assessment based on Paper 2 of English Literature AQA. AO’s learning objectives focus. Lesson 1: Introduction to Mrs Johnstone AO1+AO3 Lesson 2: Learning More about Mrs Johnstone AO1+AO3 Lesson 3: The Agreement Between Mrs Lyons and Mrs Johnstone AO1+AO2 Lesson 4: The Twins are Separated AO1+AO2 Lesson 5: Mrs Lyons Sacks Mrs Johnstone AO1+AO2 Lesson 6: The Twins are Reunited AO1+AO2 Lesson 7: Mickey Visits Edward’s House AO1+AO2 Lesson 8: Caught by the Police AO1+AO2 Lesson 9: Moving Away AO1+AO2+AO3 Lesson 10: A New Start AO1+AO2 Lesson 11: Suspensions and Secrets AO1+AO2 Lesson 12: Mickey and Edward Reunited AO1+AO2 Lesson 13:Teenage Years AO1+AO2 Lesson 14: Adult Life AO1+AO2 Lesson 15: Crime and Punishment AO1+AO2+AO3 Lesson 16: The End AO1+AO2 Lesson 17: Exam preparation lesson 1 AO1+AO2+AO3+AO4 Lesson 18: Exam preparation lesson 2 AO1+AO2+AO3+AO4 Final Assessment Question, 45 minute timed essay Resources: AQA Paper 2 mark scheme Assessment objective tasks Character family tree Character worksheets Contextual knowledge sheet Final assessment task Glossary of literary terms Parallels and contrasts Student-friendly adapted mark scheme Teacher questions for learning Timeline of tension and events
aliceboyd1995
Changing Perspectives in Fairy Tales and a full, concise preparation and assessment booklet.

Changing Perspectives in Fairy Tales and a full, concise preparation and assessment booklet.

Fairy Tales are canonical texts, passed through the ages. These resources ask pupils to explore the different characters perspectives in fairy tales and then helps guide them into preparation for their own performance of a classic Fairy Tale. For higher ability or older students you could ask them to modernise the fairy tales or even ‘explode the canon’ and turn the fairy tale on it’s head! Thanks so much for viewing, please review and feel free to browse to other resources too (many of them are free as I know how hard us teachers work!) Many thanks, Short
sarah_hewitt2018
KS4 GCSE Macbeth Act 5 Scene 1

KS4 GCSE Macbeth Act 5 Scene 1

A lesson focusing on thematic links and analysis of Act 5, Scene 1 of Macbeth. A quote matching activity is included as well as an extract and annotations. Suitable for a mixed ability year 11 class or higher ability year 10 group. Can be used to supplement an existing SoW or as a revision activity.
omedoto7
KS4 GCSE Macbeth Act 4 Scene 3

KS4 GCSE Macbeth Act 4 Scene 3

A lesson focusing on Act 4 Scene 3 of Macbeth. Comprehension questions and a short creative writing activity as well as opportunities for pair work are included, as well as key quotes to explore. Copies of the play are required. Suitable for a mixed ability year 11 class or higher ability year 10. Can be used to supplement an existing SoW or as revision.
omedoto7
Matilda The Musical band music for intermediate level

Matilda The Musical band music for intermediate level

I arranged some Matilda songs for a Year 6 show and would like to share them here for free. I have each song on Sibelius if you’d like to edit it, and you’re welcome to email me directly at bdj179@hotmail.com . If you DO email me, and don’t get a response within a couple of weeks, do write again as your message will have gone to my spam folder and I may have missed it… thanks!
BenJames179
A Guide exploring themes, inspirations and creative processes of Old Stock - A Refugee Love Story

A Guide exploring themes, inspirations and creative processes of Old Stock - A Refugee Love Story

Of particular interest to teachers and students of Theatre, Music, Performing Arts, Politics, English, RE and Media, studying at** secondary, tertiary and graduate level**. The Guide has been created to evoke thoughts, discussion and learning around the themes, historic and current events which inspired 2b theatre company to create and tour this production. It can be used both by students and audiences alike, either before the show or as a follow up to reflect upon the production, themes and inspirations behind Old Stock. Within the pack are questions and creative tasks to help stimulate thoughts and additional topics for discussion around how the show makes you feel and reflect upon ways this mirrors the world we live in today. The processes, form and styles used in the creation and performance of Old Stock make this an ideal production to study alongside a number of key syllabus including: KS4 & KS5 English; KS4 Citizenship programmes of study; AQA GCSE & A Level Drama & Theatre; BTECH Performing Arts; Music & Music Theatre The themes and inspiration for the production provide additional stimulus for discussion & research for those studying or interested in: Creative Writing; History; Music History; Philosophy, Religion & Ethics; Government & Politics; Sociology; Media Studies; Citizenship and Wellbeing
DTP
Be The Funniest Person In The Room

Be The Funniest Person In The Room

Being really funny means you need to have a humor attitude. These worksheets shows Middle School students how to develop a humor attitude. The worksheets highlight the difference between being the ‘class clown’ or local ‘nitwit’, and focusses on looking at life with a sense of humor - using the lens of laughs. My classes really enjoy the focus I have on humor - I’m sure yours will too. Great activities and strategies for anyone wanting to let more humor in to their life. 17 pages in total including an answer key where necessary. Learn more about the author at [Malcom Brown]http://malcombrown.com.au/) I’d be really disappointed if anyone is not happy with these packs, so if that’s you, please get back to me and your money will be very happily refunded. I’d really like some feedback too, so all comments most welcome. <strong>For monthly updates of learning inspiration that I gather, <a href=“https://mailchi.mp/08554929bee3/topcial”>sign up here</a>. Snippets from life beyond teaching.</strong>
malcomb
KS4 GCSE Macbeth Act 4 Scene 2

KS4 GCSE Macbeth Act 4 Scene 2

A lesson focusing on Act 4 Scene 2 of Macbeth. Comprehension questions and key quotes are included and explored. Suitable for a mixed ability year 11 or higher ability year 10 class. Also useful for revision.
omedoto7
KS4 GCSE Macbeth Act 3 Scene 3

KS4 GCSE Macbeth Act 3 Scene 3

A lesson focusing on Act 3, Scene 3 of Macbeth. Opportunities for pair work and a notes on key quotes included. Suitable for a mixed ability year 11 class or as a revision aid.
omedoto7
Jerzy Grotowski Information Sheet

Jerzy Grotowski Information Sheet

This is a resource sheet to give to students when studying Jerzy Grotowski for the first time. It is an ideal homework task, perhaps linked with a research project to last the length of the scheme of work. It has a list of internet links for students to look through and complete some independent study on.
keith_burt
Edexcel GCSE Drama Component 1 - Portfolio Support/Log

Edexcel GCSE Drama Component 1 - Portfolio Support/Log

This GCSE Component 1 Portfolio resource, includes key information about the requirements of the portfolio, key terminology pages, assessment criteria and there is a focus page for each of the six questions, including what needs to be included under each question with sentence starters. Students can use this booklet as a working log during the devising process, supporting them to make notes, which will aid them when writing up their final portfolio. This booklet can also be easily adapted for teachers to add stimuli material explored.
panayiotaandrianou
Evaluate the GCSE performance that you created - Helpsheet

Evaluate the GCSE performance that you created - Helpsheet

Intended for GCSE students this sheet poses higher level questions in order to support students achieving top bands. Included within this resource are key words to facilitate top level achievement from the students. Purpose - An activity to stretch students prior to writing an evaluation of their work. Length of activity - Flexible Paper - 1 side of A4
dangerousdan
The Merchant of Venice Act 1 Scene 2 - Portia's Choice (Drama Lesson)

The Merchant of Venice Act 1 Scene 2 - Portia's Choice (Drama Lesson)

A fully-resourced 1 hour engaging drama lesson which explores the narrative of act 1 scene 2 of Shakespeare’s ‘The Merchant of Venice’ and Portia’s choice of suitors. It also prompts students to consider the importance of exposition and spacing on stage when performing a play. This lesson is ready to teach and easily adaptable. It includes the following: Differentiated learning outcomes Warm up task group tasks Script writing task. If you find this lesson useful, have a look at this Merchant of Venice lesson bundle!
LikeAnExpert
Application of Computational Thinking in Drama

Application of Computational Thinking in Drama

Download my poster which includes example task ideas on how to apply computational thinking problem solving skills to Drama. The poster includes a range of tasks and classroom ideas that use key computational thinking skills! Computational Thinking is a skill set that can be used across the curriculum, not just within computer science! The logical approach to solving a problem means that it’s application can be used to develop and improve students ability to deal with difficult problems in a more rational way. The aim of my posters is to make you realise that many of the brilliant tasks that teachers facilitate week in, week out actually include computational thinking. It’s just a matter of making it more explicit! Update: High Resolution 2560x1440 in both PNG & JPEG Please leave a review!!!
RobbotResources
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
Teaching Thought Tracking

Teaching Thought Tracking

Thought tracking allows an audience to have direct access to a characters thoughts and ideas. On one level, thought tracking speaks the inner thoughts of a character, but is can also be used to provide a contrast between what is said and what is thought.
drewwilsonHK
Teaching Freeze Frames

Teaching Freeze Frames

Freeze frames are an excellent way of exploring an idea, emotion or theme. Emphasis is placed upon the Drama Medium – Space, Levels, Body Language, Gesture, and Facial Expression. Each element of a freeze frame should help to draw dramatic focus and have an effect upon an audience.
drewwilsonHK
Teaching Cross Cutting

Teaching Cross Cutting

Cross-cutting can be a highly effective way of drawing attention to a significant theme, idea or emotion. It allows for a non-linear presentation of events in order to highlight them, or use them as a comparison.
drewwilsonHK
Teaching the Use of Metaphor and Motif

Teaching the Use of Metaphor and Motif

A drama lesson to help student place a central metaphor into their devised performances. This helps add a deeper meaning and more sophisticated . The Story Structure plan helps to provide an effective timing for the metaphor.
drewwilsonHK
Fame and Candle In The Wind

Fame and Candle In The Wind

The ballad Candle In The Wind by Elton John and Bernie Taupin is about the effects of fame and Marilyn Monroe. But the writers said that it could be about anyone who has had their life cut short through fame. The same song was then re-written and played during the funeral of Princess Diana. This lesson uses drama to explore these same themes of how society glorifies fame and immortalises the famous. This is a perfect resource for Key Stage 3, to help students at this level understand and appreciate the themes of this complex ballad in a creative and accessible way.
keith_burt
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
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
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
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
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
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