Film and TV drama lessons

This film and TV drama lesson is designed for pupils in Years 5, 6, 7 and 8. The objective is to understand the wide variety of roles in film and TV drama through making a film based on a story.

Lesson plan

This is a detailed lesson plan that can be taught in three hours or as part of a longer project. It's designed to be used with the lesson slides and pupil resource sheets.

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Lesson slides

These slides, in the form of a PDF, are designed to be used in the main lesson activity and for the evaluation and plenary. For best results view the slides full screen. 

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Who makes a film?

You might want to use our career map when explaining different roles. Download this map and print it on A3 paper or scroll through the different roles on our website: film and TV drama.

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Script resource sheet

Download this resource sheet and print it on one side of A4 for the pupils who are working on the script. It will help them write the story.

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Camera resource sheet

Download this resource sheet and print it on one side of A4 for the pupils who are working in the camera department. It will help them capture the action.

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Craft resource sheet

Download this resource sheet and print it on one side of A4 for the pupils who are working in the craft department. It will help them create the look of the drama.

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Evaluation sheet

Download the evaluation sheet on A4 and print one for each pupil so they can evaluate and consolidate their learning.

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