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Providing fresh, fun and quality Drama resources for all abilities. Please leave a review if you like my resources!
Artaud SOW including resources
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Artaud SOW including resources

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This resource is a full unit of work exploring the work of Antonin Artaud. It is a six lesson SOW which could easily be extended to seven or eight lessons. The SOW also includes all resources necessary for the SOW and assessment criteria. The PowerPoint is interactive, scary and more importantly ready to go. This SOW is ideal for KS3 and earlier stages of KS4 Drama studies. *I do not own media, music or information included in the presentation*
Responding to a stimulus (Drama SOW)
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Responding to a stimulus (Drama SOW)

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The overall aims of this scheme of work is to encourage students to be more creative in their devised performances. This SOW is aimed at KS3 and would be perfect for a Year 8 or Year 9 class. It could also be adapted for a younger class or GCSE. The aims of the SOW include: learn what a stimulus is explore a range of auditory stimuli respond to a range of auditory stimuli devise performances to music work with a section of script complete a practical assessment complete a written assessment The PowerPoint is ready to be used in lessons and all resources are included in the slides. It includes 7 lessons. *I do not own any of the media, images, script or music used in unit of work
LAMDA Communication Verse & Prose (Entry Level to Gold)
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LAMDA Communication Verse & Prose (Entry Level to Gold)

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This unit of work encompasses the whole syllabus from the LAMDA communication Verse & Prose exams. The unit of work includes nearly 200 slides assisting with the LAMDA exams. For each stage the exam is outlined, there are at least five lesson plans, a mock exam and feedback. Some but not all resources are included. This unit of work could also be used to plan a years work for a school or assist with other drama exams which require learning poetry or prose. The SOW also links to English & Media lessons. Some but not all resources are provided, all other resources can be located on the LAMDA website. Approximately 80 practical Drama lessons are included in this pack, along with research tasks and assessments + criteria. *I do not own any media, images, LAMDA content, stories, text, script, music or workshop activities included in this PowerPoint*
Drama feedback support
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Drama feedback support

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This resource includes sentence starters, drama terminology and is an excellent way to get students to peer assess their performances in Drama. The wording can also be adapted for self-assessment. This resource is a great way to help you differentiate and support those who struggle with literacy or speaking in your Drama lessons.
A practical Christmas Carol SOW (suitable for Drama or English)
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A practical Christmas Carol SOW (suitable for Drama or English)

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This SOW was designed for KS3 students exploring A Christmas Carol practically. It is six lessons focusing on different aspects of a christmas carol inlcuding: plot, characters, themes etc… Students will be able to recall the story of ACC through freeze-frames; understand character intentions and be able to perform with consideration to character objectives and perform A Christmas Carol as part of an assessment. The SOW includes both practical and written activities with all the resources needed for each lesson. I do not own any of the media or text in the PowerPoint or handouts
Performing Poetry for Little Ones
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Performing Poetry for Little Ones

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This is a four lesson unit of work encouraging young children to perform poetry. Each lesson is scaffold-ed so that every child can achieve and have fun performing poetry. There are whole class activities and group activities. This unit of work also includes two resources with age-appropriate poems but you would be able to interchange your own poetry easily. The presentation is colourful and interactive but the reliance is on teaching these lessons with energy and enthusiasm, getting little ones excited about reading and performing poetry. ****I do not own any of the poems or pictures included in the presentation.
Component 2 Devising GCSE Drama
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Component 2 Devising GCSE Drama

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This resource includes a ready to use PowerPoint that would be useful for Component 2, AQA GCSE Drama The resource explores how 2020 could be used as a stimlus for performances It includes videos, newspaper articles and personal experiences Along with suggestions for performance styles, key skills to include and the exam criteria *I do not own any of the media or videos used in this PowerPoint
Mime SOW with detailed lesson plans
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Mime SOW with detailed lesson plans

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This SOW is ideal as an introduction to Drama or as a recap of key mime skills. The resource includes a PowerPoint ready to be used in lessons and detailed lesson plans attached to each session. The SOW requires no written work or resources. It spans over six lessons but could be easily extended into seven or eight lessons.
Stimuli for Drama Devised Performances
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Stimuli for Drama Devised Performances

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This PowerPoint contains a number of resources that are appropriate for use for component 2 of the AQA Drama GCSE. Each PowerPoint contains a range of stimuli and key information about the practical aspect of the exam. The resources are ready to use in lessons and easy to follow/ adapt, although you may need to source some of the information for certain lessons. Topics are surronding the idea of being ‘Lost or Missing’ I also sell another bundle of stimuli in my shop. I do not own any of the text, images, videos, music used in any of the Powerpoints
Introduction to Voice
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Introduction to Voice

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This is a full unit of work aimed at KS3 introducing them to vocal techniques in Drama. The SOW includes a PowerPoint presentation that is all ready to go, six detailed lesson plans and all the resources needed. The SOW spans over six lessons but could easily be spread over seven or eight lessons. The module also includes an assessment and assessment criteria.
Hillsborough Disaster Drama SOW
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Hillsborough Disaster Drama SOW

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This SOW is designed for year 9 + students and is a useful tool/ stimulus for devising. The work is based on the Hillsborough Disaster and encourages students to create empathetic and sensitive performances. Appropriate as a stimulus for devising for GCSE. Includes ready to use PowerPoint for 3 lessons and resources. Disclaimer: I do not own any of the media, photos or stories shared in this scheme of work
KS3 Drama Character SOW
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KS3 Drama Character SOW

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The unit of work spans over seven lessons but could easily be adapted to be made shorter or longer. The SOW includes both practical and written activities. It is complete with an assessment which is differentiated for all abilities. The unit is appropriate for all ages of KS3 but could be used as an introduction to characterization. All resources necessary for the unit are included in the PowerPoint which is ready to go straight into the classroom. *I do not own any of the media, music, pictures or script used included in the PowerPoint or resources*
Titanic Drama SOW
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Titanic Drama SOW

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This SOW is based around the Titanic disaster and spans over 7 lessons. Each lesson explores a different aspect of the Titanic and includes differing drama skills. The PowerPoint is ready to be used in your lessons and can be easily adapted depending on the age group. This SOW also includes an assessment (practical and written). For this project you will need to purchase a copy of a script (I have provided a link).
Theatre In Education
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Theatre In Education

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This unit of work allows students to explore theatre in education and encourages them to develop empathy skills. Students explore a range of differing needs for an audience when creating work and spans over seven lessons. The SOW is ideal for a high ability KS3 class but could easily be adapted for older students as well. The PowerPoint is ready to be used in lessons and includes written and practical activities. *I do not own any of the media, images or music used in this SOW*
Verbatim theatre /Taking Care of Baby by Dennis Kelly
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Verbatim theatre /Taking Care of Baby by Dennis Kelly

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This SOW explores verbatim theatre and is based on a resource created by 20Stories High, Tales from the MP3. Students are introduced to recorded delivery and then explore this technique creating their own performance using this method. Students explore other verbatim theatre plays. The SOW is in two halfs and then students explore a Taking Care of Baby (2007) by Dennis Kelly. This SOW is suitable for component 3 of GCSE Drama (AQA)
The Titanic Bundle - Drama SOW
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The Titanic Bundle - Drama SOW

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On my shop I have two units of work relating to Titanic. Here you can purchase them both (at a discount) Get both resources for just £3 Unit 1 - This SOW is based around the Titanic disaster and spans over 7 lessons. Each lesson explores a different aspect of the Titanic and includes differing drama skills. The PowerPoint is ready to be used in your lessons and can be easily adapted depending on the age group. This SOW also includes an assessment (practical and written). For this project you will need to purchase a copy of a script (I have provided a link). Unit 2 - This unit of work is an extension from my Titanic unit. This SOW looks at the conspiracies behind Titanic and uses drama as a tool to explore history. Within the unit students will learn about different individuals on the ship and improve their character skills. They will learn new techniques, complete written and practical tasks. The unit also involves a large amount of reading and encourages students to rehearse independently with less involvement/ aid from the teacher. The PowerPoint is ready to be used in lessons and all resources needed are attached. *I do not own any media, text, script, videos or music used in this SOW If you enjoy this resource please review and rate.
Responding to a stimulus (Part two)
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Responding to a stimulus (Part two)

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The overall aims of this scheme of work is to encourage students to be more creative in their devised performances. This unit work is a continuation of my first resource and builds on prior knowledge. It is aimed at KS3 and would be perfect for a Year 8 or Year 9 class. It could also be adapted for a younger class or GCSE. The aims of the SOW include: learn what a stimulus is: You will recap what a stimulus is You will explore and respond to a range of stimuli You will use your own stimuli to devise original performances You will link dance and drama together in response to a stimulus You will complete a practical assessment You will complete a written assessment The PowerPoint is ready to be used in lessons and all resources are included in the slides. It includes 6 lessons. *I do not own any of the media, images, script or music used in unit of work
Anne Frank Drama SOW
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Anne Frank Drama SOW

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This unit of work combines History and Drama. It is a seven lesson SOW designed for KS3 students. The PowerPoint is ready to go and it includes all resources needed for the lessons. The topic looks at how to use Drama as a tool for exploration and includes an assessment (practical and written). *I do not own any media, photographs, text used in this bundle*
Primary Drama SOW (Building Relationships with your class)
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Primary Drama SOW (Building Relationships with your class)

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This PowerPoint contains three sessions all about getting to know your primary class. The sessions are practical, easy to manage and simple. Each session has a different theme for getting to know your class and the class getting to know each other. It includes: name games, favorite thing activities and a whole session about friendship and how to be a good friend. The PowerPoint is ready to know and would be ideal for 4-7year olds but could be easily adapted for older children. *I do not own any media included in the unit of work*
Let The Right One In GCSE AQA Drama SOW
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Let The Right One In GCSE AQA Drama SOW

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This SOW includes two packs - one practical exploration of Jack Thorne’s adaptation of Let the Right One In based on the novel by John Ajvide Lindqvist. The SOW is aimed towards AQA GCSE Drama Component 3 scripted performance. Let The Right One In is a recommened text by AQA. This bundle is ready to teach and includes both practical and theory to best prepare students for the exam. Let the Right One In follows the story of a teenage boy named Oskar, and a 200 year old vampire named Eli, who is stuck in the body of a teenager. Set in 1980’s Sweden, the story surrounds the love story between the two. Oskar lives with his mother in their flat in Blackeberg. He is bullied horribly by Jonny and Micke, two boys in his class. *I do not own any media, script or text used in the powerpoint