WJEC exam board
Set of 6 powerpoints to help assist the live theatre review C3.
Includes looking at certain vocal and physical skills as well as breaking down the set.
Powerpoints have KEY SCENES inserted to help students revise as well as to help students identify performance and production skills
Booklet that allows A level students to revise and work from. It covers all sections of the C3 exam (Live Theatre, Accidental Death of an Anarchist and Antigone - Brecht) , including context, writing frames and example answers. PDF and word copy
Can be used as a lesson plan guide too
P.4 – Live theatre
P.4 - Commenting on Acting
P.5 – Commenting on costume / Music and sound
P.6 – Commenting on Set and Props / Lighting (types of lighting included)
P.7 – Creating Live Theatre Notes / Sample question
P.8 – How to structure Live Theatre answer / Model Answer annotated / Annotate yourself
P.11 – Sentence Starters
P.12 – Mock Questions
P.13 – Planning out your answer
P.14 – Accidental Death – Page to Stage
P.15 – Facts about; the play / Dario Fo / Social, Historical and Political context
P.17 – Structure of the play / Themes of the play
P.18 – Style of the play / Setting of the play
P.19 – Satire / What is Political Satire
P.20 – Dario Fo’s Satirical conventions / Direct Address / Universal Humour / Clowning
P.21 – Influence of Commedia Dell Arte
P.22 – Character Breakdown – Commedia Influence
P.25 – The Exam – Answering the question on acting
P.26 – Short Answer Example using Entrances and Exits
P.27 – Answering question on design
P.29 – Sample exam answer
P.30 – Commentary / Feedback
P.31 – Writing Frames for ADOAA – Acting
P.32 – Writing Frame for ADOAA – Design
P.33 – Antigone
P.34 – Setting & Genre / Overall Message / Plot of the play / Themes / Key take aways / Importance
P.35 – Contextual Understanding
P.36 – The playwrights’ intentions / Play in today’s context
P.37 – Characters & Relationships
P.39 – Original Production
P.41 – Key Moments
P.46 – Brecht & techniques
P.48 – Brechtian Antigone
P.50 – Writing frame
P.51 - Example
12 weeks worth of lessons looking into the play Game Over by Mark Wheeller and then moving onto Theatre in Education (TIE) and how to create a TIE performance.
PowerPoint and Scheme of Learning document.
Every lesson has a MUST, SHOULD and COULD. Assessment lesson included.
Lesson 1: To be able to explore the opening scene of the play and discuss context of the play.
Lesson 2: To be able to explore section 2 of the script
Lesson 3: To be able toe explore section 3 of the script
Lesson 4: To be able to explore section 4 and 5 of the script
Lesson 5: To be able to explore section 6 of the script
Lesson 6: To be able to explore section 7 and 8 of the script
Lesson 7: Introduction to Theatre in Education
Lesson 8: To be able to start to create a TIE performance
Lesson 9: To be able to create the middle section of my TIE performance
Lesson 10: To be able to create the ending of my TIE performance
Lesson 11: Assessment Lesson
Lesson 12: Reflection Lesson
A whole term devoted to commedia dell’arte and pantomime
As pantomimes are so ingrained in British society, it will not only help students fully understand ensemble acting, improvisation, and audience engagement, but it will also improve students’ awareness of British values.
Students will start to understand what constitutes identity, how identities are created, and how stereotypes are formed during this unit. Thereafter, the focus will shift to pantomime, notably focusing on the pantomime dame.
To help students engage and understanding, the characters from Shrek have been used.
Lesson break down/Learning outline
Do now activity for all 12 lessons
Break down of the characters and how to perform them
Pictures and video explanation to help with SEND
Warm up games
A booklet to help and structure Component 1 exam.
HOW TO DEVISE AND THE DEVISING PROCESS
Breakdown of the exam criteria for performance and portfolio
Drama Vocab and knowledge with definitions
Information on Practitioners and their techniques (Stan, Brecht and Artaud)
How to devise
How to choose a stimulus
Space to write down ideas
How to research your chosen stimulus
How research will help develop your performance
Deciding on aims and intentions
Writing a statement of dramatic intent
How to develop your research through games
Character development exercises
Dramatic techniques to help develop your piece
How to choose the style of the piece
Choosing the genre of your piece
Structuring your performance
Planning out a rehearsal schedule
Record, write, note, record
Writing a full script
Preparing for your performance
Sound and lighting cues
HOW TO WRITE THE PORTFOLIO
What is required for each question and breakdown
Communicating meaning through voice.
6 lessons, with assessment criteria (1-9), complete powerpoint and complete booklet (SEND approved - Comic Sans size 14).
Key Knowledge section and Do now tasks
Looking into how to deliver a motivating speech, understanding subtext with learning the history surrounding Slavery and Segregation.
‘I Rise’ and BLM stimuli.
Created for the WJEC drama exam, but can be adapted to suit other exam boards.
Bundle containing work booklet for DNA and revision and guidance for the live theatre aspect of the exam.
The TIKTBT powerpoints include key scenes that link with the booklet.
A booklet on how to answer the GCSE Edexcel live theatre question based on the National Theatre Frankenstein production.
What is live theatre?
Core cast list
Summary of Set, Costume, Lighting and Sound
Detailed analysis of 3 key moments with break downs of performance, set, lighting sound and costumes. With pictures and a space for students to annotate
How to answer the questions with breakdown with writing frames and examples
Space for students to write their own notes when watching the performance
A murder mystery to help engage students learning Shakespeare.
Students will have to work together in groups, to come up with a Pitch and a Re-enactment of the events they believe have taken place, and whom should be arrested for the crime.
Students will use dramatic techniques to explore each scenario they come up with.
Students will be able to create closing arguments for their prime suspect
Students will be able to retell and explore the story of Romeo and Juliet; the events that happened and discuss the relationships within.
Names have been changed, to ensure students do not find out until the end.
Comes with Teacher Guidance as well as powerpoint, pieces of evidence, planning sheet for students etc.
Works well if you can create the scene in the drama classroom too.
Revision booklet for GCSE Component 3 WJEC Eduqas.
Set text and live theatre review section
Breakdown of the written paper
Do’s and Donts
Intro to DNA
Example Question and Answer from CGP Books
Things I Know To Be True:
Using the musical Everybody’s talking about Jamie, students are able to explore set design.
Understand Job Roles within the theatre: Set Designer, Costume Design, Director, Lighting Designer
Understand the meaning behind; Realistic, Representational and Symbolic set
Understand the importance of Costume, colours used and Makeup
Identify types of staging and understand why they are effective
Identify why Gobos and Gels are useful when setting a scene with lighting
Being able to plan and then experiment with the drama lights bringing their planned designs to life.
Everything you need to complete Component 3 for the Edexcel GCSE Exam.
DNA revision booklet
DNA Mock questions for whole script
DNA Exam Writing Frames and Answers
Live Theatre booklet with guide to answer questions