Looking Ahead: 10 Original Scripts with Activities for KS3 Drama

Looking Ahead: 10 Original Scripts with Activities for KS3 Drama

A collection of 10 thought-provoking plays for KS3 Drama, designed get students looking ahead to the future. Each 10-minute play explores an important topical issue to engage and inspire your students.

  • Ready to rehearse and perform – no preparation needed
  • A range of viewpoints presented to develop awareness of the intricacies of important societal issues
  • Ready-made activities, including:
    • Write/improvise tasks for deep exploration
    • Tasks exploring key dramatic features, such as action, movement, lighting and costume

Ultimate flexibility: Explore as a class • Read in small groups • Use as a springboard for discussion / written work • Perform in class/assembly

Plus! Each play is based on detailed research, with sources provided for further information.

“An engaging resource for Key Stage 3 Drama, which explores contemporary issues relevant to students from a range of settings, cultures and contexts.

A useful introduction outlines the philosophy for the resources, whilst the teacher tasks at the back of the resource provide clear suggestions for how different scripts might be approached with groups. These include both practical suggestions (e.g. improvisation work) and written work suggestions (e.g. writing in-role through an autobiography)

The contemporary nature of the scripts links to modern news stories and areas of interest. Topics are dealt with sensitively and include a range of different characters which would help to broaden students’ awareness of alternative viewpoints and perspectives.

This resource – if taught with care and sensitivity – has the power to enhance the KS3 drama experience and contribute to the SMSC agenda.

A number of the topics will be areas of interest/awareness for 13/14 year old pupils.

The teacher tasks help to guide the ‘creating’ of drama, which enables targeted teaching towards the drama assessment strands.” – J Kearney, Teacher of English & Drama & Peer Reviewer

Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.

Price is £39
Click here for full details and to order.

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