So many Drama Teachers are also English Teachers and the cross over in terms of subject knowledge is obvious. The teaching of English can gain so much from having a Drama teacher on board. There is a obvious cross over in terms of approaching understanding, deconstructing and exploring plays – but those same questions can be asked of literature as well. I’ve had so many … Continue reading Don’t Ignore Your Inner English Teacher
I think starting the students off with a basic understanding of how to write a compound sentence that will communicate to the reader not only what they did, but how and why is a great point from which to work with. Especially for the lower end, the questions at GCSE are often baffling and difficult to comprehend. Describe how you used your acting skills? I … Continue reading 4 Rules to make an effective sentence for Drama written work.
Extended writing is a vital part of all modern qualifications and they can be daunting to all students. The expanse of a page in front of them. The knowledge that what they is worth 15 to 20 marks. As daunting as it is, it doesn’t have to be impossible. Here are 6 ways of improving extended writing, no matter what level of qualification your students … Continue reading 6 Ways to improve extended writing