English teaching resources: Plays

Resources and ideas for english, plays, written by teachers to support teaching and learning

Reading Display, Instant Reading Corner Display, Reading Area Signs

Reading Display, Instant Reading Corner Display, Reading Area Signs

Reading Display, Instant Reading Corner Display, Reading Area SignsInstantly make your Reading Area a place children want to be with this gorgeous "Where will your reading take you? " display.Print out, stick onto card and fasten to a stick for a sign-post effect. Two editable signs allow you to add additional destinations.Pack includes 2 pdf files with:18 destination signs - 2 per sheet of A42 editable signs1 "Where will your reading take you?" banner - 60cm long

By MissPepperPot

A Midsummer Night's dream. Full SOW.

A Midsummer Night's dream. Full SOW.

Extensive SOW that covers A Midsummer Night's Dream. Includes 46 resources over 14 lessons, leading up to a character assessment. Each lesson includes a PowerPoint, differentiated worksheets and activities, model answers and fun, interactive activities. Everything you need to teach AMSND at KS3! Lesson 1: ContextLesson 2: Themes: LoveLesson 3: CharactersLesson 4: PlotLesson 5: Exploring statusLesson 6: Act 1 Scene 1Lesson 7: Act 1 Scene 2. The MechanicalsLesson 8: Act 1 Scene 2. BottomLesson 9: Act 2 Scene 1. PuckLesson 10: Act 2 Scene 1. Titania and OberonLesson 11: Act 2 Scene 1. Demetrius and HelenaLesson 12: Act 2 Scene 2. The LoversLesson 13: Bottom becomes an ass!Lesson 14: Interpretations of PuckLesson 12: The Lover's quarrelLesson 13:Lesson 14:

By kattyanne72

Shakespeare Quote Quest

Shakespeare Quote Quest

A quest to complete the grid based on various quotations from plays. Students are given an initial clue leading them to their first quote and so on. Includes each quote and grid to complete.

By Carly2311

7th Grade STAAR Reading Review: Drama

7th Grade STAAR Reading Review: Drama

This resource was designed for use as a review for drama questions on the 7th grade STAAR Reading test. BEFORE PURCHASING THIS PRODUCT, PLEASE REVIEW THE EXCERPT FROM "RUIN A FOOD" (with the preview files). My students enjoyed it, but it is about a food contest where competitors try to make disgusting combinations of food, so the topic may be off-putting to some groups.This resource includes:* A template for taking notes, along with a completed copy to project for the students, or to use while giving instrauctions.* PRE-READING VOCABULARY for “RUIN A FOOD”: A Frayer model activity to help familiarize students with words in the play. Two versions are available – one for ESL students which includes a spot to translate the word into their home languages, and one for General Education students.*RUIN A FOOD: A scene for guided practice which includes figurative language and stage directions.*Comprehension questions for “RUIN A FOOD”, using question stems from the 7th grade STAAR Reading test.*THE LAST STRAW: An excerpt from a drama about bullying.*Comprehension questions for “THE LAST STRAW” using question stems from the 7th grade STAAR Reading test.

By brainycatslearning

AQA English Language and Literature Revision

AQA English Language and Literature Revision

Five fully differentiated and resourced revision packs for both the English Literature and English Language new spec GCSE examinations. These packs offer ideal preparation for KS4 students as they enter into the busy exam season. I will be continuously updating this bundle with new resources, so regularly check your downloads for updates.

By Lead_Practitioner

KS2: Romeo and Juliet: Guided Reading Weekly Booklet

KS2: Romeo and Juliet: Guided Reading Weekly Booklet

Hi there!Here's a new resource pack- it's a pretty prescriptive and detailed set of resources that cover 4 days worth of work, along with challenges to boot.Included- 3-way differentiated guided reading booklet including the following *Day 1- predictions based on blurb and front cover *Day 2- author's intention through language and 'connotation' *Day 3- prepositions text marking and identifying *Day 4- decoding shakespearean quotes- prediction and answers.Learning objectives outlined on the sheets, and marking area prescribed.I used this with my year 3/4 class, but is easily adapted for 5/6.

By thingskeepchanging

Macbeth Act 5 Scene 10

Macbeth Act 5 Scene 10

An in depth exploration of the play's penultimate scene, which explores the downfall of Macbeth and his character as a tragic hero. Includes pair work, group work and individual writing tasks, as well as key terminology.

By misswright2

Romeo and Juliet: Luhrman and the play

Romeo and Juliet: Luhrman and the play

This presentation takes students through the planning process for comparing the presentation of Romeo in Luhrmann's film version of 'Romeo and Juliet' with Shakespeare's presentation of his character in the play. It is not a scaffold and does not tell students what to write, it is more a guide for how to plan and structure a comparative response.

By misswright2

AQA GCSE English Literature (8702: "An Inspector Calls")

AQA GCSE English Literature (8702: "An Inspector Calls")

This resource allows students to practise different exam questions for "An Inspector Calls" for the AQA GCSE English Literature 8702, paper 2.I am a marker for this exam paper so any advice and guidance is written from this position of knowledge.* a recap of the marking expectations* key information * annotated sample from the exam board* key planning steps* an example plan* 20 different exam questions

By thankgodforholidays

Shakespeare - Macbeth, Act 4.2 & 4.3 New GCSE English Literature, Paper 1 Section A.

Shakespeare - Macbeth, Act 4.2 & 4.3 New GCSE English Literature, Paper 1 Section A.

An engaging series of lessons (2-3 lessons) to accompany the reading of Act 4 Scene 2 and scene 3 of Macbeth. Using engaging videos (included) of different adaptations of this crucial scene to ensure pupils are exposed to the wide range of interpretations whilst reading the script.Reading focusses ensure a purposeful viewing/reading which are structured in line with NEW GCSE assessment objectives and skills to ensure pupils are developing their GCSE Literature skills throughout and are able to reflect on each, AO1 -3, effectively. Following group and class discussion of each reading focus, model responses are used to clarify and extend pupils understanding of Shakespeare's ideas, methods and contextual influences. https://www.facebook.com/createdlive/https://twitter.com/creatEDlive

By iCreatEd

Macbeth: Macbeth Revision Pack

Macbeth: Macbeth Revision Pack

A revision guide for KS4 students to prepare for Section A of the new specification AQA Literature Paper 1 Section A, which includes differentiated activities and resources to support students as they revise for William Shakespeare's Macbeth.Includes:Plot summaryKey quotesContextual informationTheme analysisRevision activities

By Lead_Practitioner

Macbeth revision.

Macbeth revision.

Suitable for pupils grade 1-5. 22 page booklet with cloze exercises, lists, images to draw and tick boxes. Useful for revision and not designed to teach the text.

By dizzykicks

The Tempest: Introduction to characters

The Tempest: Introduction to characters

A drama focused introduction to the main characters in The Tempest. Six character profiles are included for pupils to choose from. Each profile gives the students all they need to create a dramatic monologue script that can be assessed as a written piece or performed as a short drama. An ideal, fun introduction to The Tempest.

By SIKLessons