Egyptians - The Secret of The Tomb Age 8-14 DOWNLOADABLE


Curriculum For Excellence

I can create, adapt and sustain different roles, experimenting with movement, expression and voice and using theatre arts technology.

EXA 2-12a

Inspired by a range of stimuli, I can express and communicate my ideas, thoughts and feelings through drama.

EXA 0-13a / EXA 1-13a / EXA 2-13a

I can respond to the experience of drama by discussing my thoughts and feelings. I can give and accept constructive comment on my own and others’ work.

EXA 0-15a / EXA 1-15a / EXA 2-15a / EXA 3-15a

I have created and presented scripted or improvised drama, beginning to take account of audience and atmosphere.

EXA 2-14a

I can discuss why people and events from a particular time in the past were important, placing them within a historical sequence.

SOC 2-06a

When I engage with others, I can respond in ways appropriate to my role, show that I value others’ contributions and use these to build on thinking.

LIT 2-02a

I can recognise how the features of spoken language can help in communication, and I can use what I learn.

To help me develop an informed view, I am learning about the techniques used to influence opinion and how to assess the value of my sources, and I can recognise persuasion.

LIT 3-08a

Having explored and analysed the features of spoken language, I can use these, adopting an appropriate register to suit my purpose and audience.

ENG 3-03a

Adaptation for classroom setting.

Egyptians - The Secret of The Tomb

The students will use their knowledge of the imprtance of the Afterlife to the ancient Egytians in this lesson. When a Pharaoh dies they will enact the ceremony and then consider the passage of time and discovery of the tomb. This is a creative Drama lesson drawing on the factual knowledge of ancient Egyptian culture and beliefs.

The lesson includes various musical suggestions to enhance the Drama.

Key Drama skills are occupational mime, mantle of the expert, ritual, improvisation, suspense and tension, group work.

We have a great Bond spoof called The Hand of Midas set in Egypt (see Senior plays section).

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