The Crucible KS3 Unit (24 Lessons) - SOW, PPT, Homework, Resources, Exam!

The Crucible KS3 Unit (24 Lessons) - SOW, PPT, Homework, Resources, Exam!

A tried, tested and highly challenging unit focused upon Arthur Miller's play 'The Crucible'! This unit has been created specifically to intigrate KS4 skills into the KS3 curriculum to prepare students for the rigors of the new 100% exam GCSE specification. The unit works particularly well with higher ability or gifted Year 9 students. A range of characters and themes are explored throughout the unit, and the play is read and discussed in its entireity. The unit culminates in an end-of-unit reading and writing exam styled upon the 2017 GCSE Specifications for English Language and English Literature. This detailed and high quality unit includes: * 24 lesson plans (with 13 differentiation strategies) * 116 slide PowerPoint presentation (divided into lessons) * All resources and worksheets (20 sheets) * Homework project (7 tasks) that includes both reading and writing skills * End-of-unit reading/writing exam * End-of-unit exam mark scheme (suitable for KS3 Levels 4-7, with GCSE 1-9 conversion) Unit's lessons include: * Contexts match-up activity * Reading and discussing the whole play * Exploring Salem society in the 1690s - power and influence * Exploring key characters * In-depth analysis of characters - John Proctor and Reverend Hale * Essay writing skills - writing about characters * In-depth analysis of themes - relationships, jealousy, respect, religion * Exploring tension across the play * Linking the play to the 1950s McCarthy Era * 2 huge 60-question revision quizzes * Spelling tests on key vocabulary (differentiated by writing level) * SPaG starter activities * End-of-unit reading exam (GCSE English Language/Literature style) * End-of-unit writing exam (GCSE English Language style) * Teacher/peer/self assessment opportunities
ryan_wood16
Introduction to Artaud SOW - Y10

Introduction to Artaud SOW - Y10

A 3 Lesson scheme which introduces Year 10 pupils to the ideas and concepts of Artaud. Could easily be expanded to look at Surrealism, Dali, Dreams or more Artaud work. Please leave a comment and rate :)
mandiB87
Hinge Question Guide - Making Visible Progress

Hinge Question Guide - Making Visible Progress

A guide to setting/using effective hinge questions in your lesson to demonstrate visible progress. Teachers must be confident that students have an understanding of the topic studied before moving on; hinge questions provide a fantastic (and quick) platform to visibly measure progress. *This resource is targeted at the Arts but can be adapted for any subject.
neilfbentley
Drama Methods And How To Use Them

Drama Methods And How To Use Them

24 of the most popular and practical drama methods are explained in detail, each with three examples of how they can be used for different purposes and with different age groups across the curriculum. Ideal for creating a complete lesson plan, as a teaching tool for a range of subjects, or as a brilliant starter point for new drama practitioners. Loads of great material for busy teachers! Please leave a review if you found this resource useful, thank you.
AliJC
12 ideas to create engagement

12 ideas to create engagement

a set of generic ideas to get engagement from your class. some do require a lot of planning and some require very little. There is a template with some of the scaffolds to help with differentiation and time saving.
mummyofh
Technical theatre: Why you should upskill

Technical theatre: Why you should upskill

Mike Griffiths, Administrative Director of the Traverse Theatre, offers up some important thoughts for people considering careers in technical theatre, and emphasises the benefits of getting proper qualifications in backstage skills that can serve you outside the theatre world.
Creative-Choices