This teaching unit introduces students to the methods, ideas and characters of Commedia dell‘Arte and help them to understand the origins of modern day comedy. They are taught to understand the purpose of stock characters in improvised performances, along with their wonderful masks. An illustrated booklet is included with this scheme of work to help bring the characters and their traits to life.
Each lesson plan has clearly stated objectives and learning outcomes. They are structured to include introductory warm up, development and plenary sessions. A home work task is also included.
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The teaching unit contains 6 drama lesson plans.
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Additional resources are included in the appendices
The teaching unit is supplied as a ZIP file containing two PDF files, readable on most computers.
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