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

Drama and role play are fundamental to the study of literature. By allowing pupils to explore texts in an engaging and practical way, we give them a chance to make their own meaning and gain a deeper understanding of plot, characters and themes.

In the right environment, drama-based activities can encourage creative thinking by taking the focus away from traditional teacher-led learning and placing it on students’ boundless imaginations. Not to mention the countless opportunities to practise and improve speaking and listening skills.

Macbeth - Woosh Drama Activity

Macbeth - Woosh Drama Activity

**Included:** A clearly displayed powerpoint containing the entire plot of Macbeth and plenary activity over 23 slides . A whole class activity with instructions included on relevant slides and teacher guidance added as notes as appropriate. No printing needed. **Use:** KS3 or KS4 introduction to...