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
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*
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*
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*
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*
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).
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
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*
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*
This a short scheme of work for LAMDA teachers to help children learn the skills they may need to pass their exams. The list of current poems are also attached. This resource could also be used in a classroom and includes assessment criteria and grading. The bundle includes a SOW for LAMDA introductory group stage one; LAMDA introductory group stage two and poems resource and LAMDA introductory group stage three resource.
*I do not own any of the poems or examination criteria - all guidance comes from the LAMDA Introductory Graded Examinations Syllabus with effect from 1st September 2014*
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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
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This unit of work is inspired by singer/songwriter Ariana Grande. Ariana Grande is an inspiration to young people and is a great role model for teenagers. This unit of work uses her and her songs as inspiration to create theatre performances. The unit of work also looks at the One Love concert and the tragedies behind the Manchester bombings at her concert. The SOW is five lessons long and includes all resources necessary to teach. The PowerPoint is ready to be used in lessons and access to speakers will be required to teach this unit.
The overall aims of the unit are:
To use Ariana Grande as a stimulus to create short theatre performances
To explore themes of her songs and devise physical theatre performances
To use Ariana Grande lyrics to write a short script and justify your creative decisions
To combine Drama and Dance
To complete a practical assessment
To complete a written assessment
*I do not own any media, music or pictures included in this SOW*
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.
This unit of work is aimed at KS3 Drama students. The unit of work includes a ready to go PowerPoint, six detailed lesson plans and all the resources you need for the module. The unit spans over seven lessons but could easily be adapted to have more. The work covers a variety of Drama techniques as well as delving into the depths of the Superhero genre. This unit combines Media, English and Art with Drama.
*I do not own any of the media or music included in this resource*
7 alternative plenary ideas to finish off your Drama lesson. Each plenary idea encompasses different skills and encourages teamwork + creativity. Minimal resources are needed to complete each plenary and all plenaries can be easily adapted for all ages.
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.
This is an adaptation of Darkwood Manor SOW which includes 6 lessons, warm-up games, key questions and assessment criterias. This SOW includes a variety of drama skills/ techniques and is ideal for KS3.
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.
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.