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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.
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Hugh Grant Actor Wordsearch Sheet Drama Keywords KS3 Settler Starter Cover Lesson

Hugh Grant Actor Wordsearch Sheet Drama Keywords KS3 Settler Starter Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Hugh Grant'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
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.
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The Wonder Pod Toolkit

The Wonder Pod Toolkit

The Wonder Pod Toolkit is an exciting young person centred resource using innovative technologies with fun workshops to enable everyone to learn new skills and form healthy friendships through creativity. The kit includes warm up games, one off activities and extended projects/lesson plans utilising the technology introduced earlier in the kit. Each activity explains the ideal group size, time needed, equipment you will need and the skills that will be developed - from team building and leadership to just pure fun! This kit is perfect for music, media and drama teachers who are looking to introduce technology into their classes. It's also a great way to try something new!
zoe_dowler
"Wake, Wiggle & Work" - Fun Songs to Start the Day

"Wake, Wiggle & Work" - Fun Songs to Start the Day

Get the day started on the “Right Foot” with this fun collection of 14 movement songs and games while you review colors, shapes, numbers, letters and more. Your students will want to do these engaging songs over and over. Teachers report that there are enough songs in this collection to provide you with movement music for the whole year. ➢ Research has shown that children do better in school when they begin their day with movement activities. ➢ NOTE: Instrumental versions of some songs are provided to allow students to extend the lesson by creating their own movements. ➢ These songs and movement games will help your students “get the wiggles out” and improve concentration, attention span, listening skills and creativity. ➢ These activities help the increasing number of sedentary students coming to school behind in their brain development due to a lack physical activity. ➢ Using “Wake, Wiggle & Work” everyday is great way to motivate your reluctant learners. ➢ Another benefit is that these activities have been shown to improve students’ attitude toward school and raise attendance rates.
susan_traugh
New Year 2018

New Year 2018

Three fun new year resources for primary classrooms! Start 2018 off in style with these fun activities that help pupils to think about the year ahead. 1. Recipe for a Happy New Year - a fun activity lesson where pupils reflect on what will make a successful year and creative a recipe to display. 2. Our Class Poem - a teamwork activity to bring your class together at the start of the year. They will create and perform a class poem. 3. Time Capsule - pupils create an 'All About Me' time capsule envelope to seal up and open again at the end of the year! Please follow the download instructions at the bottom of the page to make sure you get all of the files included in this resource. Problems downloading? Click here for download help. Please follow the steps below to access your files: 1. Return to this page and click on each resource to go to the product listing. 2. Scroll to the files included within the resource listed under the header ‘Files Included’/'All Files'. You may need to click on the ‘See all Resources’ to view them all. 3. Use the download arrow icons found to the left of each of the file names for each separate file.
KS2History
Christmas Quizzes.  Christmas Quiz

Christmas Quizzes. Christmas Quiz

A succulent trio of Christmas quizzes. These are not just quizzes, they’re Start Education quizzes! Includes the top selling Christmas quiz from 2016. Suitable for all ages. Informative, fun ..... and very funny! Merry Christmas!
StartEducation
2 for 1  YEAR 6 SCHEMES.  Music and Literacy.

2 for 1 YEAR 6 SCHEMES. Music and Literacy.

MUSIC scheme of work, a LITERACY scheme and it's PowerPoint plus a DRAMA GAMES booklet. The Music scheme explores the orchestra and it's musical instruments while the Literacy scheme focusses upon writing to instruct and the reading of a novella called Hatchet by Paulsen. Also included in the bundle is the drama games booklet.
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