THE TEMPEST Shakespeare Drama Unit - NO PREP REQUIRED! This curriculum aligned Shakespeare drama unit has 5 x 100 minute detailed lesson plans exploring Shakespeare's The Tempest through a range of performance activities. A perfect Shakespeare introductory unit, I've done your lesson planning for you! This unit comes with detailed instructions, scene extracts for in-class performance (no need to source separately) including modern language and amended extracts, Shakespearean insult drama cards, a Shakespeare drama circle, Shakespeare Unit assessment template (for ease of marking) and a full copy of the play (original language version).
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
- Full Script in original Shakespeare language(nicely formatted in original language)
- Amended Scene Extracts (for use in classes)
- Shakespearean Insults Drama Cards
- Shakespeare Circle for The Tempest
- Additional and Extension Activities
- Differentiation Activities
- Tempest Drama Unit Assessment Template (for ease of marking)
- Tempest Drama Unit reflection handout (for students to complete a reflection of the unit)
KEY VOCABULARY: Characterization. Physical Theater. Freeze Frame (tableaux). Stereotypes. Status. Shakespearean Language. Soundscape.
Hot Seating. Drama Cannon.
UNIT AIMS: Students are introduced to Shakespearean language and characters through exploration of The Tempest.
Learn lines and engage with the language of Shakespeare
Use a variety of dramatic conventions
Explore complex characters, using movement, gesture and voice to express a cparacter’s personality
Contribute ideas and use drama vocabulary
Rehearse and perform script extracts
Contribute to whole class performance activities
Use physical theatre
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