Fairy Tales Physical Theatre
Drama Unit | 5 x 100 Minute Lessons| Years 6 - 10
PHYSICAL THEATRE Drama Unit. This is a fully detailed, curriculum aligned drama unit which provides you with 5 x 100 minute whole lesson plans. NO PREP REQUIRED! This unit comes with everything you need including extension and differentiation activities. Students explore physical and abstract theatre through well known fairy tales. Comes with an amended story extract (for psycho drama exercise), 3 original short scripts for in class performance and detailed instructions so you can implement a quality physical theatre unit. I've done your term planning for you so you can spend your time on other things! Suitable for various levels. 

Note on timing: you may like to take some of the activities slower than indicated. I have jam packed the drams unit on purpose (with options for extension activities) so you have plenty of options for dynamic classes. 

- 5 x 100 Minute Detailed Lesson Plans based on Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk and Hansel and Gretel
- Homework Tasks
- 3 Short Scripts
- Additional and Extension Activities
- Differentiation Activities

  • 5 x 100 minute detailed lessons 
  • Homework Tasks
  • 3 Short Scripts
  • Additional and Extension Activities
KEY VOCABULARY: Characterization. Physical Theater. Freeze Frame. Stereotypes. Drama Machine. Abstract Theater. Movement. Dialogue. Stage Directions. Status.
UNIT AIMS: Students explore physical and abstract theater through the theme of well known fairy tales. Students will:
  • Visualize the world of a story and given circumstances
  • Create characters with the body and voice
  • Conceptualize a story, using the body to convey meaning
  • Develop, share and reflect on movement
  • Communicate ideas using the body and movement
  • Explore various characters from stories
  • Adapt a piece of literature using drama techniques into a scene with improvised dialogue
  • Devise, rehearse and present scenes using drama techniques
  • Use drama vocabulary
  • Explore non-naturalistic performance and representational drama
US $12.99

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