Enact: Drama for the Classroom Book 1

Author: Hazel Edwards, Publisher: Teaching Solutions

An outstanding drama resource for primary schools from one of Australia’s best known and admired children’s authors.


  • Allows children to explore a range of issues through drama.
  • Offers a mixture of script types, including flexible casts, outside staging and choral work, with varied length and complexity of costuming from very simple to ‘dressed up’.
  • Reading range from non-readers, to a narrator having the most challenging role.
  • Subject matter ranges from fiction to non-fiction, and the whacky to the serious.
  • Minimum/maximum cast numbers provided.
  • Overlapping possibilities exist for audio with SFX, puppetry, web cams, screenplays and videos, as well as suggestions for festivals or school assemblies.
  • The plays are of period length, and are simply performed with parts for all class members via elastic choruses.
  • Easy to use by non-drama specialists — each play is accompanied by detailed teaching notes.
  • All the plays have been successfully trialled in schools.
More Information
Year Level Year 1, Year 2
ISBN 9781921454240