Essential Skills in Drama: KS3 Scheme of Work

Introduce your KS3 pupils to fundamental drama skills with this superb six-lesson scheme of work.

Ready to use – reduce planning time!

Lessons explore:
Frozen Pictures / Tableaux; Staging and Proxemics; Body Language & Facial Expressions; Stereotypes; Teacher-led Improvisation; and a final Assessment Performance.
  1. Lesson plans give clear learning objectives and detailed instructions – so you can concentrate on teaching
  2. Photocopiable pupil worksheets supplement practical work
    • PLUS! invaluable attainment levels grid – great for self-assessment and AfL
  3. Accompanying PowerPoint presentation keeps pace and focus throughout each lesson

Absorbing lessons will keep your whole class active and engaged, while building a strong foundation for further learning. After six lessons pupils will be proficient in basic drama skills – then consolidate new knowledge by performing their own improvisations.

What do teachers have to say about this resource? (6515)
"A well developed resource. Good use of examples and the lessons develop the students' knowledge of drama. I like the use of a recent news story or event to display the students' development in Lesson one Activity three." E Tyrrell, Workshop Facilitator