Using Drama Activities

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A lesson by any other name...Using Drama across the curriculum to enhance teaching

About. The resource comprises one 2 page DfES document (drawn from a larger document - see related resources). It is a practical resource highlighting some drama(ta) activities to use in classroom practice, and ways these might be used. It finishes with a teacher activity to design an in-class drama activity.

Pedagogical content. This resource highlights some strategies to use drama(ta) activities in the teaching of other subjects. Drama(ta) can provide a useful cross curricula(i) way to prompt active learning(ta) and subsequent discussion(ta) and group talk(ta). (edit)

Resource details
Title Using Drama Activities in your Teaching
Topic [[Topics/CPD|CPD]]
Teaching approach

[[Teaching Approaches/Group talk|Group talk]],  [[Teaching Approaches/Drama|Drama]],  [[Teaching Approaches/Active learning|Active learning]],  [[Teaching Approaches/Discussion|Discussion]]

Learning Objectives

By the end of the document you should have considered some strategies for using drama activities in your own practice.

Format / structure



[[Resources/Teacher Education|Teacher Education]],  [[Resources/Cross-curricular|Cross-curricular]]

Age of students / grade

[[Resources/Secondary|Secondary]],  [[Resources/Higher|Higher]]

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