Primary School / Elementary School students explore mime through guided drama experiences. Students are introduced to and explore the performance of mime and the use of facial expressions, gesture and movement to tell a story. NO PREP REQUIRED! This curriculum aligned drama unit has 3 x 60 minute detailed drama lesson plans with extension and differentiation activities and commentary for a whole class mimed food fight! A perfect and engaging way to explore mime with your primary / elementary classes.
- 3 x 60 Minute Detailed Lesson Plans
- Mime Cards (with a simple mime for each student to perform)
- Mime Emotion Cards to cut out and use
- Additional and Extension Activities
- The great big food fight commentary for an entire class mime performance
KEY VOCABULARY: Mime, Gesture, Facial Expressions, Body Language, Exaggerated Movement, Attention to Detail, Emotions.
UNIT AIMS: Through guided drama experiences, students are introduced to and explore the performance of mime and the use of facial expressions, gesture and movement to tell a story.
- Use facial expressions, body language and movement to convey meaning
- Perform mime with attention to detail
- Listen / respond to drama instructions
- Use specific / focused gesture
- Communicate ideas using the body and movement
- Contribute to the development of a sequential plot in a guided drama experience
- Use drama vocabulary
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*****MORE NO PREP DRAMA UNITS FOR PRIMARY / ELEMENTARY*****
You may also be interested in the following full drama units for primary / elementary. These units are curriculum aligned and NO PREP is required. Just print and teach a quality drama unit.
JACK AND THE BEANSTALK DRAMA UNIT and SCRIPT FOR ELEMENTARY AVAILABLE HERE
HANSEL AND GRETEL DRAMA UNIT FOR PRIMARY AVAILABLE HERE
INTRODUCTION TO DRAMA UNIT (Years 5 and above) AVAILABLE HERE
MIME FOR PRIMARY AVAILABLE HERE
SNOW WHITE DRAMA UNIT and SCRIPT FOR ELEMENTARY AVAILABLE HERE
*****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
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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