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A medley of resources that has helped me over the years.
DRAMA: MIME KS3
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DRAMA: MIME KS3

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Devised for a low ability Year 7/8 class. Contains a simple circus based scheme of work to get pupils exploring movement and three basic mime conventions. The culmination of this unit is to present a mime circus which is fantastic fun.
MISS PEREGRINES HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN
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MISS PEREGRINES HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN

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Designed for KS3 HA students: Power points, supporting worksheets and a homework choice board. Covers: -types of sentences - tension and suspense - Freytag's story writing pyramid -links with folklore and 'Tir Na Nog' -Propp's theory -emotive language - the last lesson challenges pupils to design their own lesson
OTHELLO PLOT COMIC STRIP
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OTHELLO PLOT COMIC STRIP

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A very simple comic strip for KS3 with key plot points so that pupils can draw in their own versions of the characters. Also included a choice board which can be set for cover work or homework- students pick a task from the ‘board’.
YEAR 7 INTRODUCTION TO IMPROVISATION
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YEAR 7 INTRODUCTION TO IMPROVISATION

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A gentle introduction to improvisation. Lessons are in PPT format : Objectives include lessons that : Will identify techniques for a confident performance Will experiment with a range of characters Within the objective are inbuilt success criteria. LESSON TITLES: 1. Telephone 2. Everyday 3. Spontaneous 4. Characters A good basic set of four lessons to get a non -specialist in particular started.
BLOB by David Walliams
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BLOB by David Walliams

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Initially designed for very low ability Year 7's ( Nurture groups). Would also be suitable for KS2. Power points for each lesson. Work book for students to write into. Homework choice board- students pick one activity to complete for each homework.
Low ability- Blood Brothers- character lesson
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Low ability- Blood Brothers- character lesson

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Low ability lesson on character. colour code worksheets on characters a nice easy lesson. Contains role on the wall Video colour coding sheets. ( Linked to gcse bitesize character video which now seems to be removed from the site) Simple essay prompt.
A Christmas carol pictoral LA resources and GCSE bitesize support sheets
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A Christmas carol pictoral LA resources and GCSE bitesize support sheets

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Symbolism of the three spirits: A hand drawn resource for weaker groups with a page each on the three spirits and their significance in the novel that students can write on. Plot and character sheets for pupils and answers for teachers, These sheets are to be used with the GCSE bitesize videos on plot and character. Watch them first then fill out/colour code after wards.
Macbeth Themes
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Macbeth Themes

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This is a resource to introduce classes to Themes in Macbeth. The pupils love it. there is a handdrawn version and a printed version. Firstly, watch the GCSE video: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zpms82p/video Pupils need to colour code every theme in a different colour. As they watch the video, colour code each bubble to match each theme. I ususally play the video through twice.
Stig of the dump by Clive King
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Stig of the dump by Clive King

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POWER POINTS FOR EACH LESSON. HOMEWORK CHOICE BOARD. PUPIL WRITE- IN BOOKLET TO ACCOMPANY POWERPOINTS- Booklet gets progressively more difficult as scaffolding removed. DESIGNED FOR KEY STAGE 3 LOW ABILITY GROUPS.
DRAMA: BILL'S NEW FROCK- THE PLAY
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DRAMA: BILL'S NEW FROCK- THE PLAY

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A very short unit based on 'Bill's new frock' the play. Suitable for primary or LA KS3. Differentiated success criteria includes an extra box for weaker students. All PPT lessons included: L.O: exploring gender stereotypes L.O: creating a monologue L.O: using voice and facial expressions L.O: using dramatic techniques to explore a script
POWER AND CONFLICT POETRY work SHEETS
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POWER AND CONFLICT POETRY work SHEETS

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I have put notes for each poem in the order of SMILE: Structure Mood Imagery Language Empathy/Links The idea is that the pupils add their own quotations in the blank boxes. You may disagree with some of the categories but feel free to amend. This can be used when first teaching or as a revision tool.
THEATRE STAGE SHAPES
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THEATRE STAGE SHAPES

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Two introductory lessons on the different styles of theatre stage. Good basic introduction. Students loved going away and making their own stage for homework.
An INSPECTOR CALLS
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An INSPECTOR CALLS

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Complete SOW which will take you through the whole play, including quizzes , activities and worksheets. his is based on the York notes student workbook so this may be used in conjunction with these powerpoints without the need for coping the worksheets.
An Inspector Calls homework choice board
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An Inspector Calls homework choice board

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A choice board which can be reused for a whole term’s work if needed. Pupils are set the challenge to complete ONE task within a specified time. This saves a lot of marking! I also use it for cover lessons, pupils pick one that they can do in class.
AN INSPECTOR CALLS Accompanying sheets to GCSE bitesize revision
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AN INSPECTOR CALLS Accompanying sheets to GCSE bitesize revision

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These are sheets I made to accompany the GCSE bitesize videos. https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/topics/zpr639q Pupils colour code each character or theme, then as they watch the video colour in the quotes which nmatch up with the appropriate character or theme. Suitable for revision or LA groups.