Exploring and understanding context: Refugee Boy

In this lesson, we will start to explore a play, Refugee Boy, adapted by Lemn Sissay from Benjamin Zephaniah's novel. We will learn about the context surrounding the novel, and be introduced to the main character, Alem Kelo.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is dialogue in a play?

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Q2.What is the name of the instructions given in a play which give extra information about a scene?

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Q3.What is a monologue?

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Q4.Which list contains examples of vocal skills?

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Q5.Why do we use body language in performance?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is dialogue in a play?

1/5

Q2.What is the name of the instructions given in a play which give extra information about a scene?

2/5

Q3.What is a monologue?

3/5

Q4.Which list contains examples of vocal skills?

4/5

Q5.Why do we use body language in performance?

5/5

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Quiz:

Exploring and understanding context: Refugee Boy

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.What is the context of a play?

1/5

Q2.Which list contains examples of performance skills?

2/5

Q3.What is the definition of an asylum seeker?

3/5

Q4.Why do Mr Kelo and Alem first come to England?

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Q5.What is atmosphere?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Exploring and understanding context: Refugee Boy

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.What is the context of a play?

1/5

Q2.Which list contains examples of performance skills?

2/5

Q3.What is the definition of an asylum seeker?

3/5

Q4.Why do Mr Kelo and Alem first come to England?

4/5

Q5.What is atmosphere?

5/5

Lesson summary: Exploring and understanding context: Refugee Boy

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