President Jeffersons Cipher work sheet Lesson Plan President Thomas Jefferson asked Philadelphia mathematician Robert Patterson to create a code that Lewis and Clark could use to secretly communicate news of the expedition. In this lesson, students decipher "Jefferson's Cipher" and use it to create messages of their own.
Ideas, Plans, Themes for Drama Teaching May 23rd, Comments Off on Ideas, Plans, Themes for Drama Teaching After many years of drama teaching to British high school students Key StagesI have started to put together some of the ideas, themes, warm-ups, games, productions that I have worked through with students.
Some are articles published at Suite Some will be unique articles published here. These are the Suite articles on drama teaching, so far: Using Masks as a Creative Teenage Drama Tool First published on Suite24 September The mask as a device to support teaching of theatre history, culture diversity and improvisation techniques in Key Stage 4 agesis second to none.
The mask is a versatile object. For protection industry; fencingfor prevention infectionfor disguise or grotesque effect to amuse or terrifyfor replication humour, satire, identificationit has many forms. It helps narrate tales, sets chilling scenarios, heightens comedy. Teenage girls often dislike some kinds of masks, notably clown faces and heads.
Many of both sexes dislike the claustrophobia of masking, so a simple, symbolic mask on a stick serves some of the learning potential. Masks for History Masks have been around for thousands of years, evidenced in wall paintings, pottery and ancient documents, often embedded deep in ritual.
Studying Greek and Roman theatre history as origins of western tradition, for instance, is enhanced by simple masks.
Japanese Noh theatre masks are generally neutral in expression. Ancient Egyptians used mummy masks, with the death mask becoming a physical representation of the belief that the soul needed a safe journey into the afterlife.
Similar cultural tradition is found in Ghana and Zambia. They are widespread across the history of peoples in both North and South America.
Theatrical links with religion are proved in most cultures, from Egyptians, Celts, Greeks, Slavs.
Both pagan and Christian roots are evident in many festivities. Halloween, witchcraft trials, Mardi Gras, Notting Hill Caribbean festival have easily accessible images for young people.
Character disguise or dramatic effect are fundamental to drama and a creative opportunity.
A mask does not have to be thought to embody a spirit, but it will always transform the wearer, psychologically or in a spiritual sense. The impact on audience, either the class or a full one, is incalculable. The shock that an Artaud style treatment gives a performance piece, is magnified if the group wear appropriate masks.Get the latest health news, diet & fitness information, medical research, health care trends and health issues that affect you and your family on benjaminpohle.com Get the latest international news and world events from Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and more.
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15 GB of storage, less spam, and mobile access. Topic: Social change. Paper 1: Introductory topics in psychology: Social influence AS , A-level The following is a sample lesson plan to help teachers to structure a one hour lesson on Social change for Paper 1 for AS and A-level (Scheme of work Year 1, Week 6).
Invent Your Own Poetry Form: An End-of-the-Year Activity! Attack poetry from a new angle! After students have tried their hands at writing traditional poetry, invite them to invent their own poetry forms.