ROMEO AND JULIET Drama Unit - NO PREP REQUIRED! This fully detailed, curriculum aligned drama unit has 5 x 100 minute detailed lesson plans exploring Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet through a range of performance techniques. This drama unit comes with everything you need including script extracts, amended scripts and the full original version script. I've done your term planning for you so you and have included detailed instructions so you can implement a quality mime drama unit! Also comes with scene starter cards.
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
- Homework Tasks (with homework handouts)
- Full Script (nicely formatted)
- Amended Scene Extracts (for use in classes)
- Scene Starter Cards
- Additional and Extension Activities
KEY VOCABULARY: Shakespeare. Iambic Pentameter. Rhythm. Prose, Drama Cannon. Stage Fighting. Duologue. Imagery. Complex Characters. Interpretation. Climax. Conflict. Prologue. Point of View.
UNIT AIMS: Students explore Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’ through performance
- Use Shakespearean language
- Use a variety of dramatic conventions
- Explore complex characters
- Understand the underlying rhythm of Shakespeare and Iambic Pentameter
- Learn lines and engage with the language of Shakespeare
- Perform Shakespeare in a natural way
- Understand the structure of the play
- Learn about and incorporate choreographed stage fighting
- Perform duologues
- Perform group scenes
- Improvise themed scenarios
- Perform the Play Climax
- Understand the themes of the play
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