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Lesson overview:Evaluating stagecraft - special effects

  • In this lesson, students will plan and produce a longer piece of writing in response to a short extract of theatre. They will consider the aims of the theatre makers, and their own response as an audience member as they describe, analyse and evaluate the features seen. They will then critique their own approach and look for what could have been improved.
  • In this lesson, students will plan and produce a longer piece of writing in response to a short extract of theatre. They will consider the aims of the theatre makers, and their own response as an audience member as they describe, analyse and evaluate the features seen. They will then critique their own approach and look for what could have been improved.

Objective: for students to use a range of styles and forms to respond in writing to a play, with a range of theatre terminology included. It offers students the chance to show the ability to respond to one's own written skills with originality and insight and make informed comments about how to improve their work.

Content guidance

Physical activity required.

Supervision Level

Adult supervision recommended.