Speech and Drama

Unit: How we express ourselves

Central Idea: Through play we express our feelings and ideas and come to new understandings.

How we express ourselves
(Imaginative play: At the beach)


How we express ourselves
(Fun with puppets: Exploring the Story ‘Goldilocks and the Three Bears)


Unit: Who we are

Central Idea: People's relationships with each other can have an impact on well-being.

Who we are
(Students explore family roles, using props & improvised costumes, to dramatize the song 'A Family is a Family')


Unit: How We Express Ourselves

Central Idea: Stories can engage their audience and communicate meaning.

How We Express Ourselves
(Students respond to the story 'The Wind & The Sun' by dramatizing it and creating sound effects using musical instruments.)




Unit: How we express ourselves

Central Idea: Through play we express our feelings and ideas and come to new understandings.

How we express ourselves
(Students use and extend their knowledge of celebrations & traditions in their improvisation)