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KS3 PLAYS

Discussion in 'English' started by regentsreject, Feb 4, 2011.

  1. regentsreject

    regentsreject Occasional commenter

    Can anyone recommend good plays to use with Y7 and Y8?
    Any suggestions welcome. Thanks
     
  2. regentsreject

    regentsreject Occasional commenter

    Can anyone recommend good plays to use with Y7 and Y8?
    Any suggestions welcome. Thanks
     
  3. sweetie1

    sweetie1 New commenter

    This is a really hard genre to source. We use the play versions of novels such as Frankenstein and A Christmas Carol. We try to use extracts from the original to introduce reading classics.
    Year 7 enjoy A Midsummer's Night Dream - we only analyse a couple of key extracts. Year 8 study Romeo and Juliet or Much Ado in more depth - key scenes rather than extracts.
    I'm looking forward to reading posts from more inventive schools!
     
  4. gruoch

    gruoch Occasional commenter

    We have a set called 'Plays with Attitude' which goes down really well with Yr 8. Have a look on Amazon for some ideas.

     
  5. tica

    tica New commenter

    Terrible tale of Humpty Dumpty always goes down well.
     
  6. yr 7-Frankenstein or The Demon headmaster (both great adaptations)
    Yr 8-I don't think you can beat Our Day Out. it's an oldie, but such a goodie. Kids always seem to love it (as do I!)
    Hope this helps :)
     

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