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Introduction to Drama KS3

Introduction to Drama KS3

A 7 week unit of work introducing students to basic dramatic techniques and explorative strategies. Includes 7 lesson plans (90 minutes per lesson), resources and display posters. Ideal for any class starting to study Drama.
PerformingArtsTeacher
A new version of Othello - teacher resources to support a visit

A new version of Othello - teacher resources to support a visit

This pack is for Primary School teachers bringing pupils to see the Unicorn Theatre's production of Othello in spring 2018. The pack includes an exploration of the themes within the play, interviews with creative team members and a series of drama activities and lesson plans that you can pick and choose from. This pack aims to support teachers to confidently use drama in the classroom and to enrich and extend the benefits of visiting the theatre. https://www.unicorntheatre.com/Othello The Unicorn production of Othello, by Ignace Cornelisson and inspired by Shakespeare's original, focuses on the young lovers, Othello and Desdemona, and explores what happens when emotions run out of control. Othello has never been in love before; he doesn’t understand or have the words to express this new emotion that he’s experiencing. There are those who wish to exploit Othello’s emotional naivety and soon he is engulfed in other powerful feelings: distrust, jealousy, confusion and anger, all which blind him to the truth and lead him to destroy the person he loves most. The drama activities are designed to support and extend pupils’ visit to the theatre and offer teachers ways to pick up on and explore the themes in the play, before and after a visit. They will use drama and storytelling as ways of exploring ideas that are relevant to the play and to support National Curriculum requirements: ‘All pupils should be enabled to participate in and gain knowledge, skills and understanding associated with the artistic practice of drama. Pupils should be able to adopt, create and sustain a range of roles, responding appropriately to others in role. They should have opportunities to improvise, devise and script drama for one another and a range of audiences, as well as to rehearse, refine, share and respond thoughtfully to drama and theatre performances.’ National Curriculum The resources also provide National Curriculum links at Key Stages Two and Three: to English through the development of spoken word and writing tasks, and to SMCS aspects of learning.
Unicorntheatre
General theatre glossary

General theatre glossary

This is a glossary compiled to help develop general theatre knowledge - we haven't done it in any specific order but compiled it with students over time. This is saved in a word format in case anyone wishes to adjust the order.
naomi_demon
Theatre In Education

Theatre In Education

This unit of work allows students to explore theatre in education and encourages them to develop empathy skills. Students explore a range of differing needs for an audience when creating work and spans over seven lessons. The SOW is ideal for a high ability KS3 class but could easily be adapted for older students as well. The PowerPoint is ready to be used in lessons and includes written and practical activities. *I do not own any of the media, images or music used in this SOW*
lydia_millar13
Primary Dance and Drama Activity Bank

Primary Dance and Drama Activity Bank

A list of ways to incorporate dance and drama into your curriculum; including a range of games, starters and books which have excellent cross curricular links. Can be adapted throughout the key stages.
frazert2
Alice in Wonderland in rhyming couplets

Alice in Wonderland in rhyming couplets

An easier version of the original story told in rhyming couplets. There is a narrator who can read everything whilst actors mime the events. Otherwise, performers can deliver some or all of their own lines at the appropriate time. This reduces the pressure on the actors and helps to develop confidence.
AnnRiches
Pinocchio in doggerel verse

Pinocchio in doggerel verse

This is a doggerel version of the original tale, intended to capture the imagination of young would-be performers. The script can be used in different ways; either the narrator can read all of the script alongside actors who mime, or performers can deliver some or all of their lines when required. This system removes the need for a prompt because the narrator can simply rescue the scene. This script relieves the pressure on inexperienced performers, making the experience enjoyable and boosting confidence. It is suitable for use with children or with adults with learning difficulties.
AnnRiches
Peter Pan - Doggerel script

Peter Pan - Doggerel script

This is a simple version of the original story intended for use with young children or adults with learning difficulties. It is intended to give enjoyment whilst increasing confidence in performance. The script can be used in different ways; the narrator can read everything or actors can learn and deliver some or all of their lines when required. An alternative is for the class to make simple puppets to represent the characters; this takes the focus off the human performer and can make them feel less self-conscious about being on stage.
AnnRiches
What If The Frankenstein Monster Was Really A Nice Guy?

What If The Frankenstein Monster Was Really A Nice Guy?

This lesson is designed to help students understand what society would do today with the Frankenstein Monster and what might happen if the monster was really a nice guy. It also explores how we as a society handle difference and the reaction that others might have when they realize that this person was artificially created with the use of used body parts. A great lesson for grades 5 and up. January 1st is the 200 anniversary of the publishing of Mary Shelly's book Frankenstein.
JamesHBurns
Shakespeare's "Macbeth" ClipArt (16 pc. BW and Color!)

Shakespeare's "Macbeth" ClipArt (16 pc. BW and Color!)

This unique Shakespeare set features different characters from the bard's famous work, "Macbeth". Enjoy 8 detailed B&W and 8 color clip-art pieces to compliment your products or classroom lessons! 300 png, sizes vary. Most images are about 3"to 7" (range). The hand-drawn style works well with print-outs and digital! Featured Character images:* Macbeth Lady Macbeth 3 Crones (1 piece) Macduff Banquo Malcolm Fleance King Duncan *Please note that the images are inspired by Scotland. Pleased be advised that some images may not be completely accurate (such as symbols or exact clothing) although they are designed to represent the time.
IllumismartClipArt
ESL WRITING PRESENTATIONS: BUNDLE

ESL WRITING PRESENTATIONS: BUNDLE

This Bundle Includes: 1. Argumentative Writing 2. Article Writing 3. Biography Writing 4. Brochure Making 5. Creative Writing 6. Descriptive Writing 7. Dialogue Writing 8. Diary Writing 9. Formal Letter Writing 10. Imaginative Writing 11. Narrative Writing 12. Note Taking 13. Paragraph Writing 14. Persuasive Writing 15. Playscript Writing 16. Poster Making 17. Report Writing
john421969