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War Game: a Cuban Missile Crisis decision-making role-play

War Game: a Cuban Missile Crisis decision-making role-play

Lesson 6 from the acclaimed teaching pack 'Dial M For Missile: Exploring Themes Around the Cuban Missile Crisis'. Fire your nuclear missiles? Relocate them? Disarm them? Do nothing? A strategic decision-making activity in which students role-play leaders of key countries during the Cuban Missile Crisis, determining what they would have done in response to the rapidly changing situation. Plenary: discussion of the most effective resolutions to a crisis like this. The lesson plan includes differentiation, extension and enrichment suggestions. The lesson is highly relevant to History, Citizenship, Government & Politics, English, and Drama, as well as helping to meet SMSC, Prevent and British Values requirements. To browse and download the other lessons from the Dial M For Missile Pack pack, plus the pack as a whole (including endorsements), go to www.tes.com/teaching-resource/dial-m-for-missile-exploring-themes-around-the-cuban-missile-crisis-11208437

By PeaceEducation

Self-Esteem Through Drama

Self-Esteem Through Drama

*These lessons were initially written for students with mild to moderate special needs from ages 10-18* **Tailored correctly, these lessons would also be suitable in many mainstream settings** -A five lesson workshop using drama to improve self-esteem. -Classes are designed so that they can be delivered by anyone, drama educator or not. -Successful with both full classes or small intervention groups. -Lessons include role play, structured games, team work opportunities, reflection, student led activities and physical body and vocal work. -Extension ideas. -Resources included.

By graceberne

Nuclear Bunkers: during the Cold  War, and today

Nuclear Bunkers: during the Cold War, and today

Lesson 5 from the acclaimed teaching pack 'Dial M For Missile: Exploring Themes Around the Cuban Missile Crisis'. Following on from the lesson on Civil Defence, this lesson gives students an insight into the history of nuclear bunkers, and gets them to decide in small groups what items they would prioritise in a nuclear bunker to help them survive a nuclear attack. They can then create some of these items, and/or role-play being in the bunker. The lesson plan includes differentiation, extension and enrichment suggestions. The lesson is highly relevant to Citizenship, History, Art & Design, and Drama, as well as helping to meet SMSC, Prevent and British Values requirements. To browse and download the other lessons from the Dial M For Missile Pack pack, plus the pack as a whole (including endorsements), go to www.tes.com/teaching-resource/dial-m-for-missile-exploring-themes-around-the-cuban-missile-crisis-11208437

By PeaceEducation

Year 7 introduction to Drama

Year 7 introduction to Drama

This unit is designed to introduce students to Drama for the first time - there are also notes for each slide for anyone who hasn't taught Drama before / some extra thoughts and ideas from our own teaching of this unit. Please feel free to adapt it - it's completed in power point form to make it as easy to use as possible. On each slide, there is a title that tells students whether they are learning something new, developing their skills or compounding their knowledge. Most tasks are quite flexible but there is enough information in the power point to use as is. The only resource required are some post its but scraps of paper would also do. This unit assesses their ability to collaborate and make basic use of fundamental drama skills but there are chances for formative assessment in the 'summary' or 'discussion' sections. I've left lesson numbers and timings off so teachers / students can go through at their own pace but you might want to add this.

By naomi_demon

IB Theatre / Drama Director's Notebook

IB Theatre / Drama Director's Notebook

A detailed SOW taking you and the students through the Director's Notebook, including assessment criteria, exercises and evaluations. Any improvements, please do let me know, thanks.

By jbfrussell

Drama GCSE CIE new spec

Drama GCSE CIE new spec

A full year's work going through all the drama skills, assessment criteria and written evaluations that you will need. I used it last year and it worked well for me. Hopefully this powerpoint will save you a bit of time. Any improvements, please do let me know. Thanks.

By jbfrussell

Taboo Game - School

Taboo Game - School

This PPT game is good to practise and improve English speaking skills. Divide the class into 3 teams. Ask one student from each team to sit facing away from the screen. Team 1 starts the game. They have to choose a number on slide 2. If you click on the number, it will take you to a new slide. The students in Team 1 must describe the given word, WITHOUT saying the taboo words. The student from Team 1 (who is sitting in “the hot chair” facing away from the screen) has to guess the word in 20 seconds. If the word is correct, Team 1 wins 10 points. Then it’s Team 2’s turn. Then it’s Team 3’s turn. You can write the points in the boxes on slide 2. In the next round you can ask new students to come and sit in the “hot chairs” facing away from the screen. The team with the most points at the end of the game wins.

By evaszucs

Drama Resource Pack

Drama Resource Pack

This booklet is packed full of drama games, tasks, workshops and a variety of ideas adaptable to any lesson. It also includes monologues, concentration builders and confidence boosting tasks. It provides helpful tips and advice for each activity including age ranges, ability and group sizes. It is so useful for primary teachers to have to hand in the classroom! Accessible for ages 5 to 11 years. I created this myself as my final project for University and I use it regularly in my classroom - my colleagues do to.

By Joannem08

Cyrano de Bergerac Cuttings and Activity

Cyrano de Bergerac Cuttings and Activity

This is a great way to introduce the classic story of Cyrano de Bergerac to your English or Drama students! Let your students really bring classic literature to life! This product contains 2 cuttings from Cyrano de Bergerac. The cuttings are the same part of the story, but one runs almost 15 minutes and the other runs 9-10 minutes. My students used the shorter cutting to place 3rd place at a local competition! This product ALSO contains a version of the script with a handful of reading comprehension questions in the margins, as well as an answer key.

By teachingpublicspeaking