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Providing resources and complete schemes of work for Drama, English and Media.

Providing resources and complete schemes of work for Drama, English and Media.
GCSE LITERATURE SCHEME - Animal Farm

GCSE LITERATURE SCHEME - Animal Farm

George Orwell: Animal Farm A detailed scheme of work covering 21 lessons plus resources. Each lesson sets out the learning objectives, starters, introductory tasks, development activities and plenaries. This scheme of work is detailed enough to teach from direct without the need for additional lesson plans.
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YEAR 6 SCHEME.  Music - Peter & the wolf.

YEAR 6 SCHEME. Music - Peter & the wolf.

Six detailled lessons for year 5 or 6 using the musical score; Peter and the wolf. The scheme of work is set out in boxed sections to include, lesson objectives, starters, introductory activities, development activities, plenaries and a resource list. Key words are emphasised for the teacher using capital letters. Over all scheme looks at the musical instruments of the orchestra, rhythm and mood. It is essential to use this scheme along side the music Peter and the Wolf by Prokofiev. I have recently updated this scheme to include all resources.
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YEAR 8 DRAMA SCHEME.  THE TEMPEST - Shakespeare

YEAR 8 DRAMA SCHEME. THE TEMPEST - Shakespeare

6 Drama lessons detailed in this scheme of work. Designed as an introduction to Shakespeare using the play 'The Tempest'. Specific subject area's covered are; -Performing in role -Understanding Shakespeare -Reconstructing Act 1 Sc 1 -Exploration of the characters Caliban & Ariel Students are requires to share ideas, work in a variety of groups, perform and then review the performance(s) as a means to improve their speaking and listening, build their confidence and learn how to respectfully listen to others and speak with consideration. Each activity is designed specifically for students with a short attention span. Each lesson specifies; -Learning Objectives -Activities (which are in order and cover a warm up, main activities and plenary questions) -Success criteria -Differentiation/ SEN/ THORT Drama strategies used in the scheme are; -Games -Still Picture -Sound Collage/ Vocal Collage -Statue -Key Questions -Flashcards -Verbal Machine -Teacher in role -Gestalt -Banners/ Captions -Thought Tracking -Hot Seat -Role on the wall -In role writing -Meetings -Circle of relationships -Theatre design (mask/ costume/ make-up) -Alter-Ego (Good & Bad Angel)
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DRAMA STRATEGIES DISPLAY

DRAMA STRATEGIES DISPLAY

A list of key strategies to use in drama lessons. Large and colourful lettering ready to print and use in your displays. BLUE is colour coded for year 7, GREEN for year 8 pupils and PURPLE for year 9. I have 4 booklets available to purchase which explain each drama strategy in detail.
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'WHO TO TELL' Safeguarding Children POSTER

'WHO TO TELL' Safeguarding Children POSTER

A beautifully colour coordinated poster showing the pathways; to whom allegations, complaints and concerns of child abuse should be reported. This poster has the contact telephone numbers and emails listed for anyone working in the London borough of Camden but can easily be adapted to suit your local authority. Also included is a bullet point list of when OFSTED should be contacted, a useful go to guide to save time looking things up. All details are correct as of October 2017.
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WHY STUDY DRAMA - POSTER

WHY STUDY DRAMA - POSTER

We are always being challenged to answer this question so here it is, a simple poster outlining the skills learnt while studying drama. The poster is colourful and is set out into four categories; job interview skills, personable skills, subject specific skills and team building skills.
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YEAR 7 DRAMA SCHEME - An introduction to Shakespeare.

YEAR 7 DRAMA SCHEME - An introduction to Shakespeare.

A detailed 28 lesson scheme of work (set out in 7 week sections, 4 lessons per week). This is designed as a fun and accessible scheme to introduce younger students to Shakespeare without creating fear and dread. Shakespeare plays; Romeo and Juliet and The Tempest are explored during this scheme. Due to the detail, additional lesson plans are not required. Scheme is set out to include the following; Lesson Objectives, Starters, Introduction activities, Development activities and Plenaries. A complete resource pack is available separately on TES.
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3 SHORT ANTI BULLYING SCRIPTS

3 SHORT ANTI BULLYING SCRIPTS

3 short scripts lasting a couple of minutes long, look at various types of bullying and bullies. A workshop is included in the first script to assist your students to understand what they can do to help stop bullying; -Shaken & not stirred -The little you -Girl R skets
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YEAR 7 DRAMA - LORD OF THE RINGS

YEAR 7 DRAMA - LORD OF THE RINGS

4 LESSONS for year 7 drama. Resources included. Scheme of work is set out in easy to read columns and covers lesson objectives, starters, introductory activities, development activities and plenaries.
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YEAR 9 DRAMA SCHEME - Anne Frank's Diary 2

YEAR 9 DRAMA SCHEME - Anne Frank's Diary 2

The second of two detailed schemes of work based on the study of Anne Frank's diary. Here, 6 lessons cover; Objectives, Starters, Introductions, Drama Development, Plenaries and homework. Indented to be taught from the scheme; no additional lesson plans are necessary. All resources are included (SCHEME 1 covers the previous 6 lessons - also available on TES). The scheme allows for the study of sections of text from Anne Frank’s diary. Students should develop empathy for Anne’s situation at the same time building a knowledge of World War II and the horrific acts of genocide. Hopefully this scheme will address the issue of prejudice in a way which will allow all students to question their own behaviour and opinions in an attempt to minimise acts of prejudice in your classroom and your school. Drama Learning Outcomes: The students will concentrate on using space constraints and Spectra of Theatre (Light/Dark, Noise/Silence) in order to create dramatic atmosphere and represent the element of fear. Speaking & Listening Range. Group and class discussion, reporting back on small group work; • Exploration and hypothesis • Consideration of ideas • Debate and persuasion • Development of thought and analysis • Presentation of drama to audience(s) • Attentive listening • Groups participation, improvement of communication skills • Evaluation of language use (both verbal and non verbal) • Judge appropriate detail • Adapt speech and performance for the listener • Sift, summarise and use salient points • Consider different opinions • Use persuasive argument(s) • Negotiate consensus • Consider choice • Effectiveness of expression • Listen and respond Reading Range. Reading materials, researching the problem, prejudice, genocide, family support. Using library, internet and discussing issues and ideas in small groups and as a whole class; • Using language in a rich, diverse and imaginative way • Extending moral and emotional understanding • Build perspectives on society and community • Analysis and discussion ��� Extraction of salient points • Articulation of informed personal opinions (using drama and discussion) • Responding to the opinions of others • Distinguishing between opinions and attitudes • Selecting information Writing Range. A range of writing styles including collaborative note making, diary entries and developing and analysing character; • Informing others through description • Developing character understanding • Using emotive language • Development of thought through review and analysis • Analysis of own writing • Using own writing to inform drama • Expression of ideas (in a variety of ways) • Improving spelling, punctuation and grammar
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YEAR 9 DRAMA SCHEME - Anne Frank's Diary

YEAR 9 DRAMA SCHEME - Anne Frank's Diary

The first of two detailed schemes of work based on the study of Anne Frank's diary. Here, 6 lessons cover; Objectives, Starters, Introductions, Drama Development, Plenaries and homework. Indented to be taught from the scheme; no additional lesson plans are necessary. All resources are included (SCHEME 2 covers the next 6 lessons - also available on TES). The scheme allows for the study of sections of text from Anne Frank’s diary. Students should develop empathy for Anne’s situation at the same time building a knowledge of World War II and the horrific acts of genocide. Hopefully this scheme will address the issue of prejudice in a way which will allow all students to question their own behaviour and opinions in an attempt to minimise acts of prejudice in your classroom and your school. Drama Learning Outcomes: The students will concentrate on using space constraints and Spectra of Theatre (Light/Dark, Noise/Silence) in order to create dramatic atmosphere and represent the element of fear. Speaking & Listening Range. Group and class discussion, reporting back on small group work; • Exploration and hypothesis • Consideration of ideas • Debate and persuasion • Development of thought and analysis • Presentation of drama to audience(s) • Attentive listening • Groups participation, improvement of communication skills • Evaluation of language use (both verbal and non verbal) • Judge appropriate detail • Adapt speech and performance for the listener • Sift, summarise and use salient points • Consider different opinions • Use persuasive argument(s) • Negotiate consensus • Consider choice • Effectiveness of expression • Listen and respond Reading Range. Reading materials, researching the problem, prejudice, genocide, family support. Using library, internet and discussing issues and ideas in small groups and as a whole class; • Using language in a rich, diverse and imaginative way • Extending moral and emotional understanding • Build perspectives on society and community • Analysis and discussion • Extraction of salient points • Articulation of informed personal opinions (using drama and discussion) • Responding to the opinions of others • Distinguishing between opinions and attitudes • Selecting information Writing Range. A range of writing styles including collaborative note making, diary entries and developing and analysing character; • Informing others through description • Developing character understanding • Using emotive language • Development of thought through review and analysis • Analysis of own writing • Using own writing to inform drama • Expression of ideas (in a variety of ways) • Improving spelling, punctuation and grammar
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YEAR 9 ENGLISH RESOURCES - Dickens' short story

YEAR 9 ENGLISH RESOURCES - Dickens' short story

Resources to be used when teaching the 18 lesson scheme of work 'Captain Murderer'. Suitable for year 9 and above due to the cannibalistic nature of the protagonist. Resources show images and explain the class system of the Victorian times. My 18 lesson scheme of work accompanying these resources is also available to purchase from TES.
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AS DRAMA SCHEME - GREEK TRAGEDY:  The Bacchae

AS DRAMA SCHEME - GREEK TRAGEDY: The Bacchae

AS level drama study of the GREEK TRAGEDY: The Bacchae by Euripides. 20 lessons over 4 weeks planned. Each lesson sets out a brief for you to plan your own lesson(s); Lesson 1 Themes Lesson 2 Performance Lesson 3 Character Lesson 4 Character Lesson 5 Duologue Lesson 6 Chorus Strophe 1...
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DRAMA GAMES

DRAMA GAMES

A booklet explaining the following games; FISHES, CHARADES, PRISONER, ZIP ZAP BOING, THE KEEPER OF THE KEYS, LUCKY DEAL, PENGUINS, MEMORY – I went to the shops…, ONE WORD STORY, HANDBAGS, MEMORY – In the room…., WHOSE LIE IS IT ANYWAY?
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DRAMA STRATEGIES BOOKLET 4

DRAMA STRATEGIES BOOKLET 4

The final fourth booklet which explains many drama strategies, how to use them with examples and a list of learning opportunities. This booklet covers Statues, Thought Tunnel, Ritual, Forum Theatre, Gestalt & Cross Cutting, Spectra of Theatre, Defining the Space and Marking the Moment. A FREE classroom display is also available to download, listing all of the dramatic strategies.
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GCSE LITERATURE SCHEME - Animal Farm

GCSE LITERATURE SCHEME - Animal Farm

George Orwell: Animal Farm A detailed scheme of work covering 21 lessons plus resources. Each lesson sets out the learning objectives, starters, introductory tasks, development activities and plenaries. This scheme of work is detailed enough to teach from direct without the need for additional lesson plans.
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2 DRAMA SCHEMES FOR YR 9 - ANNE FRANK'S DIARY

2 DRAMA SCHEMES FOR YR 9 - ANNE FRANK'S DIARY

2 schemes of work; a total of 12 lessons. Very detailed, can be taught from alone - no need for additional lesson plans. Everything you need including a full set of resources and a list of the drama activities.
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YEAR 6 SCHEME.  Writing to Instruct - Hatchet.

YEAR 6 SCHEME. Writing to Instruct - Hatchet.

A 21 lesson scheme of work based around the novel; Hatchet by Gary Paulsen. The novel is an interesting survival story of a very young boy left stranded in the wilderness following a plane crash. It is written for primary children and in particular encourages boys reading. The scheme of work; writing to instruct includes activities aimed to teach skim reading, comprehension, sequencing, writing to describe, writing to instruct, as well as how to compare instruction and description. The scheme sets out success criteria differentiated for Low, Medium and High achievers.
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