How to Teach Your First Drama Class for School Teachers

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David Schroko
Mar 23, 2023
 by David Schroko on Drama Notebook


12 page, easy-to-follow outline packed with activities for your first drama class!

Are you new to teaching drama? Or would you like some new ideas for teaching your first drama class? This lesson contains twelve pages of teaching material for just one class. For every goal listed, there are several drama activity options from which to choose, depending on the ability levels and needs of your group.

It includes:
  • Suggestions for an imaginative opening
  • Five different games for learning names
  • Four activities for building ensemble
  • Outline for a brief discussion about acting
  • Suggestions for drama class rules
  • Fun ‘instant performance’ game for the end of class
  • Ideas for a closing ritual

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