“Week-At-A-Glance” Lesson Plan
Name: Mrs. McILroy Subject: Drama Week of 17.01.10-21.01.10
Major Outline of Instructional Assessment Homework
Theme Activities Activities /
Topic or Instruments
Sunday Mime (fear) 1. Circle – what are you Collect
Lesson 8 most afraid of and why? previous week’s
(share) or wink murder or homework
keeper of the keys.
2. Group divided into two
(A’s and B’s). All A’s in
line of one side of space.
B’s sit and watch. A’s
mime whilst walking
towards B’s, carrying
various objects – a full
glass of water; hot cup of
tea; dead mouse; etc.
Swap with B’s repeating
3. Whole class mime seated
around the room. Contact
lenses; waiting at the
dentist/doctor; trying to
get rid of an insect; etc. Some scenes
4. Individual improvisation performed: feedback
following teacher’s from teacher and
instructions (horror film) class
5. Pair work. Improvise a
scene where you explore
a deserted house (not
Wednesday Mime 1. Warm up game for
Lesson 6 (painters and concentration and focus.
decorators) 2. Discuss of what we Questioning in order
learned last lesson. to access overall
3. Improvisation in groups understanding
of four. One boss and
three workers (one not
very bright; one very
conscientious; one afraid
of the boss). The boss is
lazy. Teacher explains
what actions to express.
4. Same groups, slightly Some scenes
different characters (rich performed: feedback
couple and a painter and from teacher and
decorator). Teacher class
explains a possible
scenario to create.
Thursday Mime 1. Warm up.
Lesson 6 2. Show some scenes from
the previous lesson.
3. Mime instructional video
4. Writing notes on mime. To be marked for Complete mime
What is mime? What folders questions
must an actor pay
particular attention to
whilst performing mime?