DNA by Dennis Kelly - Analysing a Script - Online or in the Classroom
The play DNA was first staged in 2007 at the National Theatre before going on national tour for the first time. It’s a play about a group of teenagers, who could be described as a ‘gang’, who have accidentally killed one of their classmates.
This online full unit of work created for online or classroom based learning includes a 54 page PowerPoint, which looks in detail at the play and concludes with a detailed assessment task.
Students will analyse:
The text to understand the characters, plot and themes of the play, Develop a range of theatrical skills which could be applied to performance and generate, develop and communicate ideas which could be used at a later date in performance or for theory work specifically through:
This is invaluable if studying the text at GCSE level. Set text for Pearson Edexcel GCSE Drama.
54 page PowerPoint