This scheme of work and 6 lesson plans explores the genre of Melodrama, starting with the silent movie. By the end of the topic, students have performed a scene in 3’s in the style of melodrama, concentrating on physical elements and vocalisation.
The scheme encourages students to explore Physical comedy, Stock characters, Tableau and Narration, whilst concentrating on creating and presenting a character, as well as exploring the use of script, scenario and contextual information.
Each lesson in this 6-lesson plan also includes a full break down of practical exercises and activities as well as 2 scripts and links to online video resources, to aid students learning. Enjoy!