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100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers Teaching Drama

Johnnie Young Price: $22.95

Bring your drama lessons to life and engage the most unlikely of thespians using ideas from this updated title in the popular 100 Ideas series

Drama is a key subject for getting students to express themselves creatively as well as helping them to improve communication skills across the curriculum

Using his wealth of experience teaching drama in secondary schools, Johnnie Young has put together 100 tried and tested activities and strategies for implementing a full drama teaching programme in your school

Suggestions include ideas for bringing Shakespeare's plays to life, advice on improving storytelling and engaging cross-curricular activities

Each idea includes the learning aim of the activity so you can assess progress and map the ideas to your schemes of work

And there are also practical teaching tips and taking it further ideas throughout the book

Johnnie Young also offers drama-specific behaviour management tips - another area he specialises in - to help you ensure you stay in control of even the most rambunctious class!

The book is a must for all secondary drama teachers

And indeed anyone wanting to inject some drama into their lessons


1. Storytelling

2. Improvisation

3. Characters and Lives

4. Exploring the World

5. Stagecraft

6. Bringing Language and Literature Alive

7. Media

8. Ideas for Mini-Plays

9. Games

10. Cross-Curricular Ideas

11. Behaviour Management Tips for Successful Drama Lessons

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