The 39 Steps Play Guide for AQA GCSE Drama

Annie Fox

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ISBN: 9781911208723 Category:

Publication date: 05/03/19

Pages: 152pp

Exam board: AQA

Level: GCSE

Subject: Drama

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Description

This Play Guide provides structured support for the three Sections that are all part of Component 1: Understanding Drama in the AQA GCSE Drama specification:

Section A: Theatre Roles and Responsibilities
Section B: Study of a Set Play
Section C: Understanding Drama – Live Theatre Production

  • Fully supports the written examination and helps students develop their key knowledge and understanding of the set plays.
  • Knowledge and understanding are developed alongside the key drama skills through a range of practical ideas and activities, tasks and exercises.
  • Includes a dedicated section on how to improve exam and writing skills with a number of practice exam-style questions.

Annie Fox was the Head of Drama and Lead Teacher for Gifted and Talented Pupils in a state comprehensive that routinely achieved outstanding results.  After studying in New York and at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, she worked as an actor for over a decade, before training to teach. She has played a key role in training Drama teachers and been an Associate Moderator for a major awarding body.  Annie is also an experienced English teacher and author.

“This is a fantastic resource. I really love that the book provides a clear breakdown of the dreaded written exam. It’s a comprehensive guide to the theatre roles and key terminology they will need to be able to use, a detailed exploration of how a variety of theatre makers might explore the set text, and there’s a third invaluable section about how to successfully analyse a live production. You can tell it has been written by an experienced teacher as there are plenty of exercises that you can use – just as they are, or adapted for other units. As a teacher who has more experience in acting and directing, I was so grateful to find plenty of examples of how a range of theatre designers would approach the text. Impressed with the price too – I would definitely recommend to students and teachers!”
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Worksheets

To accompany the tasks and activities featured in each Play Guide, worksheets are available to download for free.
Worksheets include Tasks, Learning checklists, Test yourself activities and Sample answers

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