English: Incorporating drama and role play

One-off drama lessons and ideas for secondary English classes

Tes Resources Team

Director's chair for drama and role play activities in secondary English lessons

Explore texts in a fun and engaging way with these drama and role play lessons and activities for use in the English classroom

Drama and role play are great ways for English students to deepen their understanding of literature, use their imaginations and practise their speaking and listening skills. So, why not take a look at this collection of lesson ideas and drama-based tasks from the Tes community, with everything from hot seating to whoosh games and performance poetry, to inspire your planning?