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Ways to use Role on the wall

Ways to use Role on the wall

These guidance sheets cover a number of versions of a strategy known as Role on the wall. This is a tried and tested strategy, that encourages pupils to think about different aspects of characters in fiction and non-fiction. It uses visual prompts and supports the writing of character sketches. It is also a useful route to discussion of texts and reading for meaning. It can be adapted for all ages and abilities, can be used in any classroom and requires few resources.
larraineharrison
School Drama from Devised Drama

School Drama from Devised Drama

For the teacher ready to experiment with a school show from student devised material, this has a detailed introduction followed by 12 sections with tips, ideas and frameworks for devising and working up productions on themes, including the 1960s, characters, practitioners, local history, teenage angst, the generations, messages, literature, TV and film and ground-breaking ideas.
resourceman11
Samuel L Jackson Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords Settler Starter Cover Lesson Drama Actor

Samuel L Jackson Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords Settler Starter Cover Lesson Drama Actor

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet on the theme of ‘Samuel L Jackson’. 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
Brighton Rock | Pilot Theatre Resource Pack with Workshop Exercises

Brighton Rock | Pilot Theatre Resource Pack with Workshop Exercises

Pilot Theatre and York Theatre Royal present a brand new adaptation of Graham Greene’s classic noir thriller Brighton Rock, written by Bryony Lavery, directed by Esther Richardson, with new music by the composer Hannah Peel. This is a great show for all Key Stage 4 and 5 students with strong links to literature and performing arts. It will be a brilliant opportunity for students of Drama and Performing Arts at GCSE, BTEC or A level to experience cutting edge contemporary live theatre. It is an ideal fit as a companion to studying the original novel story by Graham Greene. The pack includes text and video interviews with the creative team, an introduction to the author and text, workshop exercises, rehearsal photography, and links to online resources to enable students to gain an insight into the process of developing the work from page to stage. It is a fast paced narrative explored by an innovative contemporary theatre company. The fearless young protagonists in the play are overseen by the menacing Dark Angels and brought to life by Bryony Lavery’s gritty dialogue. The play is underscored by a vibrant, original soundtrack composed and performed by Hannah Peel. Workshops are available throughout the tour. Contact Pilot at or 01904 635755 for more information. Resource pack created by Bev Veasey and designed by Sam Johnson. Photography by Ben Pugh and Sam Johnson.
PilotTheatre
Julie Andrews Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords Settler Starter Cover Lesson Famous Actor

Julie Andrews Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords Settler Starter Cover Lesson Famous Actor

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet on the theme of 'Julie Andrews'. 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
The Tunnel (Anthony Browne) - 5 dramas lessons, Y3/4

The Tunnel (Anthony Browne) - 5 dramas lessons, Y3/4

This is a pack of five drama lessons based on Anthony Browne's popular book 'The Tunnel' A full description of each drama strategy used in the lessons is included, as are general notes for using the pack. Lesson 1: How characters are different, how they feel and creating a conversation between the two main characters. Uses - freeze frame, hot seating and sculpture Lesson 2: Solving conflict and acting out a script. Uses - freeze frame, sculpture, scripts and silent participation Lesson 3: A character's thoughts, what a character should do and creating a whole class piece to music. Uses - conscience alley, hot seating and performance Lesson 4: Creating an atmospheric scene, creating a scene from off-stage and creating a performance for the rest of the class. Uses - atmosphere and acting out Lesson 5: Using freeze frames to present ideas and key parts of the story, a character's thoughts & feelings and creating conversations to show how characters have changed. Uses - freeze frame, moving pictures and thought tapping
RhymeRockRole
OCR GCSE Drama Concept Pro-Forma Guidance Booklet

OCR GCSE Drama Concept Pro-Forma Guidance Booklet

Here is a detailed guidance booklet for the OCR 'Presenting and Performing Texts' unit of the GCSE Drama qualification. This booklet covers all the questions on the concept pro-forma individually. For each question: * Students are given a breakdown of what the question is asking them to do, along with detailed guidance on how best to tackle the question * Top Tips for each question, along with suggested activities they can do to help them successfully prepare for the questions * Detailed exemplars (in this booklet I use DNA as the exemplar text) for each and every question in order to model strong responses. This is everything your students need to successfully tackle the pro-forma and to make the best possible impression with the visiting examiner! Buy in confidence from a TES recommended gold author!
ajs12345