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Students explore physical and abstract theater through the theme of well known fairy tales - NO PREP REQUIRED!This curriculum aligned drama unit has 5 x 100 minute detailed lesson plans with extension and differentiation activities. A perfect way to explore physical theater!

****PLEASE NOTE**** This drama unit is similar to the Harry Potter Physical Theater Drama Unit

Note on timing: you may like to take some of the activities slower than indicated. I have jam packed the unit on purpose (with options for extension activities) so you have plenty of options for dynamic classes.

- 5 x 100 Minute Detailed Lesson Plans based on Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk and Hansel and Gretel
- Homework Tasks
- 3 Short Scripts
- Additional and Extension Activities
- Differentiation Activities

KEY VOCABULARY: Characterization. Physical Theater. Freeze Frame. Stereotypes. Drama Machine. Abstract Theater. Movement. Dialogue. Stage Directions. Status.

UNIT AIMS: Students explore physical and abstract theater through the theme of well known fairy tales. Students will:
- Visualize the world of a story and given circumstances
- Create characters with the body and voice
- Conceptualize a story, using the body to convey meaning
- Develop, share and reflect on movement
- Communicate ideas using the body and movement
- Explore various characters from stories
- Adapt a piece of literature using drama techniques into a scene with improvised dialogue
- Devise, rehearse and present scenes using drama techniques
- Use drama vocabulary
- Explore non-naturalistic performance and representational drama


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