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Our Day Out Scripted

Our Day Out Scripted

Scripted – This scheme of work and 6 lesson plans explores, Our Day Out by Willy Russell. Students will investigate the background of the play to put it into social, geographical and historical context; they will then explore the play as a group. Once these areas have been explored students will then rehearse and perform a short duologue from the play.


The scheme encourages students to explore their imagination, concentrate 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 PowerPoints and links to online video resources, to aid students learning.

 Full scheme of work  suggested level Year 9 KS3

  • Full scheme of work

    Lesson Objectives & Activities:


    Lesson 1: Respond to PPP of background Read a play with sensitive and thought provoking themes. Activities - Introduction to the play Response to PPP Watch the first 10 minutes of the film Start the read through of the script.


    Lesson 2: To continue to read the play. To analyse the characters in the script.Activities - To continue to read the script Tableau of characters to show status & thought track of characters


    Lesson 3: To create a role on the wall of their character. To start to prepare for duologue assessment. Activities -  Warm-up Watch scene from film. Each student will be given a character from the play and will create a role on the wall for that character. Give out scene for assessment


    Lesson 4: To start to block and rehearse their scene. To Portray the relationships within the play. Activities -  Warm-up Blocking of scene Rehearsal of their scene.


    Lesson 5: To continue to plan and rehearse their duologue for assessment. Activities -  Warm-up Paired rehearsal of their scripted scene Learn lines.


    Lesson 6: To perform their duologue for assessment. Activities - Warm-up Performance of scenes to peers. Peer evaluation Teacher assessment.

  • Includes:

    • A lesson by lesson overview
    • Full lesson plans
    • An informative and instructive PowerPoint
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