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year 9 humourous topic

Discussion in 'Drama and performing arts' started by moony81, Mar 20, 2013.

  1. hi all, I'm looking for some advice regarding the year 9 curriculum. Pupils have stated that they never do anything funny in year 9 and I admit that i have steered away from comedy as some girls have become daunted when looking at melodrama or pantomime and boys tend to go down the whole its okay to playfight as we are being funny! also i've built in more stylised work ready for GCSE. at the minute i teach Macbeth, Anne Frank/the holocaust, bentley/craig miscarraige of justice and then we finish with a TIE project aimed at the year 6 transition to high school. I'm wondering whether there are some good scripts that people use with year 9 that hits the 'humourous' theme that would engage year 9 - we already look at our day out in year 8

    thanks for your help
     
  2. hi all, I'm looking for some advice regarding the year 9 curriculum. Pupils have stated that they never do anything funny in year 9 and I admit that i have steered away from comedy as some girls have become daunted when looking at melodrama or pantomime and boys tend to go down the whole its okay to playfight as we are being funny! also i've built in more stylised work ready for GCSE. at the minute i teach Macbeth, Anne Frank/the holocaust, bentley/craig miscarraige of justice and then we finish with a TIE project aimed at the year 6 transition to high school. I'm wondering whether there are some good scripts that people use with year 9 that hits the 'humourous' theme that would engage year 9 - we already look at our day out in year 8

    thanks for your help
     

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