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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Drama Courses

The Inspiring Drama Teacher

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Bring Lessons to Life through Drama Techniques, Santorini

Bring Lessons to Life through Drama Techniques, Santorini

This unique face to face one-week course in Santorini, Greece, shows you how to use drama games and strategies to engage your students in learning across the curriculum. 29 May - 4 June 2022.
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Literature and Drama in Language Teaching August 2022

Literature and Drama in Language Teaching August 2022

Taking place in the beautiful cathedral city of Norwich in summer 2022, this popular course explores approaches to using literature in the language classroom and will introduce you to a wide range of drama games and activities.
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