This is a Powerpoint that I created, that I show them after we do a lot of play-based games on the first day.
It can easily be tweaked to fit what you do in your own course and school.
It gives them...
-What the course is all about
-An over-view of the course and what our units will be ( this is really important to "hook" them on taking it again in grade 10 because they see the cool stuff we do)
-tells them about the clubs/trips we do
-the last slide is "look around you - what makes this space different from your other classes?"
...this sparks some amazing discussion about how the physical room is like a theatre space, and how open and unique it is (sets the tone for the whole course!)
Hope it helps!
Just a visual to get them pumped about what we will be doing.
ALSO IN MY SHOP!
Drama intro COMPLETE PACKAGE - all intro handouts to start your course
Drama intro COURSE OUTLINE (editable)
Drama intro HOW AM I BEING MARKED IN DRAMA?
Drama intro GAMES
Drama intro GETTING TO KNOW YOU
Drama intro THE FIRST DAY SURVEY
Drama intro CLASS CONTRACT (free!)
Drama intro CLASS RULES (free!)
Drama intro ASSIGNMENT - "Weekly Warm-Up's"
Drama intro PRESENTATION - "The Interview"
Drama intro PRESENTATION - "Strange Encounters"
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