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MIME Drama Unit. This is a fully detailed, curriculum aligned drama unit for Middle School and High School which provides you with 5 x 100 minute whole lesson plans. NO PREP REQUIRED! This unit comes with everything you need including sketch scenarios, drama cards, an original script, a whole class mime commentary and extension activities. I've done your term planning for you - just print and go. Suitable for all middle school and high school levels!
Note on timing: you may like to take some of the activities slower than indicated. I have jam packed the unit on purpose (with options for extension activities) so you have plenty of options for dynamic classes.
- 5 x 100 Minute Detailed Lesson Plans with well explained activities in a well structured sequence
- Homework Tasks
- Mime Emotion Cards
- Mime Cards (with a simple mime for each student to perform)
- Extension Activities
- Mime Sketch Scenarios
- Whole Class mimed scene commentary
- Mime Scene Scenario
- Original Script to perform
- Reflection Questions
- Mime Unit Assessment Templates (2 versions)
- Mime Unit Reflection Handout
You will need a media player to play some YouTube clips (links provided) in one of the lessons.
KEY VOCABULARY: Mime. Gesture. Meaning. Facial Expressions. Body Language. Tension. Exaggerated Movement. Comedy. Attention to detail. Precise Movement. Focus. Character. Characterization. Script / Scene. Stage Directions. Sketch.
UNIT AIMS: Students are introduced to and explore the performance of mime through guided drama experiences, devising and script performance. Students will:
- Use facial expressions, body language and movement to convey meaning
- Perform mime with attention to detail
- Devise simple mimes
- Use specific / focused gesture
- Learn about famous mime artists
- Work in groups to devise mime scenes
- Communicate ideas using the body and movement
- Use mime skills to enhance a scene with dialogue
- Participate in a whole class guided drama experience
- Devise, rehearse and present scenes using mime techniques
- Use drama vocabulary
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*****MORE NO PREP DRAMA UNITS FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL / HIGH SCHOOL*****
You may also like the following full drama units for middle school and high school. These units are curriculum-aligned and no preparation is needed:
INTRODUCTION TO DRAMA UNIT AVAILABLE HERE
HARRY POTTER & THE CURSED CHILD DRAMA UNIT AVAILABLE HERE
STATUS & THE FRENCH REVOLUTION DRAMA UNIT AVAILABLE HERE
INTRODUCTION TO CHARACTERIZATION DRAMA UNIT AVAILABLE HERE
INTRODUCTION TO MIME DRAMA UNIT AVAILABLE HERE
ROMEO AND JULIET DRAMA UNIT AVAILABLE HERE
FAIRY TALES PHYSICAL THEATRE DRAMA UNIT AVAILABLE HERE
THE CRUCIBLE DRAMA UNIT AVAILABLE HERE
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DRAMA TRUNK DRAMA CARDS ARE A DRAMA TEACHER'S BEST FRIEND! Just print, laminate (optional) and cut out a set of versatile drama cards that you can use over and over again. I cannot count how many times and ways I have used drama cards – absolutely my most handy drama teaching resource.
The following 17 DRAMA TRUNK drama card sets are available individually or as a CLASSIC BUNDLED PACK:
CHARACTER CARDS AVAILABLE HERE
QUIRKY CHARACTER DRAMA CARDS AVAILABLE HERE
DRAMATIC DEATH CARDS AVAILABLE HERE
OPENING LINES AVAILABLE HERE
MIME CARDS AVAILABLE HERE
SETTINGS CARDS AVAILABLE HERE
GENRES CARDSAVAILABLE HERE
LIVING PICTURES AVAILABLE HERE
SILLY SUPERHEROES AVAILABLE HERE
STORY TITLES AVAILABLE HERE
EMOTION CARDS AVAILABLE HERE
CHARACTER SWITCHES AVAILABLE HERE
MOVEMENT CARDS AVAILABLE HERE
CHARACTER MANNERISMS AVAILABLE HERE
VOCAL STYLES AVAILABLE HERE
TIME PERIODS AVAILABLE HERE
CHARACTER CHARACTERISTICS AVAILABLE HERE
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WORLD DESTINATIONS AVAILABLE HERE
GREAT ESCAPES PANTOMIME CARDSAVAILABLE HERE
OLYMPIC EVENTS AVAILABLE HERE
FORBIDDEN WORD SCENES AVAILABLE HERE
SCENE SCENARIOS AVAILABLE HERE
CHARACTER HOBBIES AVAILABLE HERE
CHARACTER TACTICS AVAILABLE HERE
THEATRE STYLES AVAILABLE HERE
RANDOM LINES AVAILABLE HERE
ODD INVENTIONS AVAILABLE HERE
HELP SCENES AVAILABLE HERE
CHARACTER AILMENTS AVAILABLE HERE
PROP SCENES AVAILABLE HERE
HISTORICAL EVENTS AVAILABLE HERE
FAMOUS CHARACTERS AVAILABLE HERE
CLICHES AVAILABLE HERE
PROVERBS AVAILABLE HERE
SHAKESPEARE QUOTES AVAILABLE HERE
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