Live Theatre Scheme of Work: GCSE AQA Unit 1 Section C

An excellent, straightforward resource. It identifies key areas and gives six well defined and focused lessons to prepare pupils for an overarching essay. K McLoughlin, Drama and English Teacher & Independent Reviewer

Easy-to-use with supportive resources included = little to no preparation needed to deliver.

This six-lesson Scheme of Work has been designed specifically to support GCSE AQA Unit 1 Section C Live Theatre exam question. It is for use after a Live Theatre Production visit and uses practical activities to engage students in a fun and dynamic way with their chosen Live Theatre production from a performance point of view, primarily acting.

The lessons focus on performance through:

  • Genre & Style
  • Naturalistic and Non-naturalistic
  • Staging & Proxemics
  • Voice & Movement
  • Character Biographies
  • Writing for performance
What do teachers have to say about this resource? (5214)
"It had a good range of tasks and exercises that were appropriate for the level the pupils should be working at and complimented the syllabus well. I liked how easy it is to use and understand and how comprehensively the sow fits with the requirements of the exam and the section of the syllabus." R Jones, Head of Drama and Ind. Reviewer
"This is an excellent, straightforward resource. It identifies key areas and gives six well defined and focused lessons to prepare pupils for an overarching essay. I think there are detailed and easily followed explanation of key theatre concepts with good inclusion of handouts associated to the lessons and a glossary of terminology. The activities are also clearly linked to the ideas being explored." K McLoughlin, Drama and English Teacher and Ind. Reviewer