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Playing a Character Revision

Playing a Character Revision

A PowerPoint that can either be used as a teacher-led presentation or as an independent activity for students to complete. There are a series of questions for students to answer regarding acting skills which then leads on to students having to explain how they would use these acting skills to play a range of stereotypical characters. I have used this resource with my KS3 classes (all abilities) and it have worked well in getting students becoming more confident in explaining HOW they would use their acting skills. This has helped with their evaluation work.
Drama_MissF
Masks Poster Pack 2- Recreational  and Disguise

Masks Poster Pack 2- Recreational and Disguise

This is Set 2 (containing 13 posters) of the Types of Masks Poster Pack, a collection of over 50 posters in four packs depicting a range of different types of masks from around the world. Set 2's thirteen posters are organised into two groups. Group one is protective masks found in common sports and recreational activities and includes Paintballing, Fencing, Scuba Diving, Ice Hockey, Baseball, Skiing and Kendo. The second group covers masks to disguise identities and includes Criminal, Police Officer, Activist/Protester, Wild West Outlaw and Superhero.. An introductory poster contains background information. A PowerPoint presentation is included with all the main photographs and the text. Each poster features a large, photograph highlighting the mask in context. A smaller photograph shows variations on that style of mask. A small information box details the masks use and function. The mask set was designed with the Drama teacher in mind as part of a comprehensive collection of masks. Masks can be integrated into many other areas of the curriculum and would be useful as topic starters in English, discussions of occupations and careers in HASS, models for Design and Technology or for creative play and art work. Pack 1 focuses on occupational protective masks including beekeeper, firefighter and surgeon. Pack 3 will focus on masks in entertainment such as the theatre and movies. Pack 4 will be a Cultural pack and look at ethnic and historical masks.
OzFlynx
Masks Poster Pack 1: Protective Masks

Masks Poster Pack 1: Protective Masks

This is Set 1 (containing 13 posters) of the Types of Masks Poster Pack, a collection of over 40 posters in three packs depicting a range of different types of masks from around the world. Set 1's thirteen posters are organised into two groups. Group one is protective masks found in common occupations and includes Beekeeper, Welder, Astronaut, Diver, Police Officer, Firefighter and Cleaner. The second group covers medical protective masks and includes Surgeon, Nurse, Dentist, Hospital Visitor and Medical researcher. An introductory poster contains background information. A PowerPoint presentation is included with all the main photographs and the text. Each poster features a large, photograph highlighting the mask in context. A smaller photograph shows variations on that style of mask. A small information box details the masks use and function. The mask set was designed with the Drama teacher in mind as part of a comprehensive collection of masks.Masks can be integrated into many other areas of the curriculum and would be useful as topic starters in English, discussions of occupations and careers in HASS, models for Design and technology or for creative play and art work. Pack 2 will focus on Recreational Masks such as Hockey, Fencing and Paintballing. Pack 3 will focus on masks in entertainment such as the theatre and movies. Pack 4 will be a Cultural pack and look at ethnic and historical masks.
OzFlynx
Introduction to Drama KS3

Introduction to Drama KS3

A 7 week unit of work introducing students to basic dramatic techniques and explorative strategies. Includes 7 lesson plans (90 minutes per lesson), resources and display posters. Ideal for any class starting to study Drama.
PerformingArtsTeacher
Drama Improvisation

Drama Improvisation

An 8 week unit of work with lesson plans (90 minutes per lesson) looking at drama improvisation techniques. Lessons take the students through different scenarios and focus on a variety of aspects of improvisation. Aimed at Year 10 but could be used for Year 9.
PerformingArtsTeacher
Devising Drama KS4

Devising Drama KS4

An 8 week unit of work with lesson plans looking at devising drama from a stimulus. Includes a workbook, 8 lesson plans (90 minutes per lesson) and other resources. Leads students through the process of devising work from a stimulus using explorative strategies and dramatic techniques to create and develop original performance work.
PerformingArtsTeacher
Year 9 Drama Scripted - Page to Stage - Mental Health (Depression)

Year 9 Drama Scripted - Page to Stage - Mental Health (Depression)

This scheme of work uses the play 'A Super Happy Story' by Jon Brittain. You will need to purchase this text to access the work. It is designed for students to take a look at depression in a safe way and teach students how to take a performance from page to stage. There is a written and performance assessment at the end. It is designed to take approx 10 weeks but can easily be appropriated.
c_walker
Dance Drama KS3

Dance Drama KS3

A unit looking at movement/physical skills combining elements of dance and drama to create a final movement piece based on a stimulus. A 5 week unit of work with lessons plans, workbook and resources. Lessons are 90 minutes each so the unit can be extended across more weeks with shorter lessons. Aimed at Year 8/9.
PerformingArtsTeacher
WHY STUDY DRAMA - POSTER

WHY STUDY DRAMA - POSTER

We are always being challenged to answer this question so here it is, a simple poster outlining the skills learnt while studying drama. The poster is colourful and is set out into four categories; job interview skills, personable skills, subject specific skills and team building skills.
DionneDawsonAuthor
KS3 Melodrama Unit of Work

KS3 Melodrama Unit of Work

A six week unit of work on Melodrama looking at stock characters, mime & movement and stage combat to create a silent movie performance. The unit of work contains PowerPoint presentations for each lesson and other resources such as quizzes and example plot lines are included. Aimed towards year 8 but could easily be adapted for year 7.
PerformingArtsTeacher
General theatre glossary

General theatre glossary

This is a glossary compiled to help develop general theatre knowledge - we haven't done it in any specific order but compiled it with students over time. This is saved in a word format in case anyone wishes to adjust the order.
naomi_demon