Primary Drama Ideas

by Jan 2, 2019

Here you can find a selection of articles, tips and ideas for teaching drama in primary classrooms.

Using drama to explore bullying issues, giving pupils the opportunity to try out anti-bullying strategies.
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Ways to develop fairy and folk tales into rehearsed performances, improvisations, tableaux and oral storytelling.
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Ten brilliant ideas and worthwhile books for teaching drama at key stage two.
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A dozen fabulous ideas and helpful books for teaching drama at key stage one.
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A range of drama and storytelling activities based on a traditional Indian folk-tale for KS1 and reception.
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Children's natural tendency towards make-believe play can be utilised at school through structured play and drama.
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Drama can provide children with a meaningful purpose for writing. (Extract from 'Learning Through Drama in the Primary Years').
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Classroom Management for Drama Lessons The challenge of managing the classroom during drama could be why some teachers are reluctant
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Drama is a close ally in the development of literacy, especially speaking and listening.
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Drama strategies can be used as everyday teaching tools for a wide range of subjects. (Extract from 'Learning Through Drama
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Sparkling short play script of the Brothers Grimm tale for KS2 performance.
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Lesson plan and original story for KS2 exploring non-verbal communication through gesture and sign language.
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