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Time Travelling in Ancient Egypt Guided Reading Scripts

Time Travelling in Ancient Egypt Guided Reading Scripts

Time Travelling in Ancient Egypt Guided Reading Scripts or Readers Theater This is the first of a series of ‘Time Travels’ – based on guided reading scripts which were written as supplementary classroom resources to Class Plays or Assemblies. Please note: This Time Travel Series only currently consists of the one product - on Ancient Egypt. I am really waiting to see if there is sufficient interest in this product in order to follow with the rest of the series. A group of Time Travelers has been added along with a few 'tweaks' to the original script (still available along with accompanying quizzes under Guided Reading - Ancient Egyptians Guided Reading Play Scripts.) Written in play format with 6 speakers to each of 5 ‘plays’ (Total number of speakers – 30) Each play is around 5 minutes reading time and comes with a quiz at the end Total time: around 35 – 40 minutes Unit 10The Ancient Egyptians Introduction to Ancient Egypt Guide plus five other Time Travelers – Adam, Mary, Peter, Susan and Phillip Guide: Well, what do you know? Here we are! Adam: But where is here? Guide: (Looking around) Why, here in Ancient Egypt of course! Play 2 Farmer's Year Speakers: Farmer 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 &6 Farmer 3: Though we did leave a lot behind for those archaeologists! Always digging things up and learning about how we lived. Farmer 4: Pots and pans, jewelry, weapons, (pause) .. and loo seats! Yes, the first known toilet seat in the world was dug up in the ancient Egyptian city of Akhenaten in 1350 B.C. I don't suppose anyone was still sitting on it! Play 3 Daily Life Speakers: Mother, Father, Daughter, Son, Teacher, Priest Son: Yes, they weren't just amazing buildings, for us living persons to stand and admire. Priest: No indeed. Far more importantly they were designed to send our pharaohs to join the gods in heaven. Daughter: Wasn't that called the after-life? Priest: Yes. A world free of low life. Son: Are you talking about those tomb robbers again? Priest: Yes. We tried to make things harder for them. And then someone thought of hidden tombs! Play 4 The After-life Speakers: Chief Priest, Embalmer, Mummy, Anubis, Osiris, Ammut Chief Priest: Ready to stuff? Embalmer: Yup! With straw, linen and sweet smelling herbs! Add a little salt Mummy (muttering): This one obviously thinks he's a celebrity chef! Chief Priest: No! A little more than just a pinch of salt! This natron needs to cover the body if it's going to dry out over the next 40 days! Play 5 The Gods Speakers: Amun, Nut, Thoth, Human, Hapi, Seth Hapi (snorting) Hmph! Hapi by name but not always by nature!
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WW2 Goodnight Mr Tom newspaper reading activity KS2. (Full Movie link included)

WW2 Goodnight Mr Tom newspaper reading activity KS2. (Full Movie link included)

Suitable for year 4, 5 or 6 (KS2). Newspaper article relating to the outbreak of World War 2 through the perspective of the Weirwold community (From the novel and film 'Goodnight Mr Tom') 2 levels of differentiated worksheets which require learners to correctly identify the fact or opinion and True or false statements. A free 'YouTube' link to the full movie has also been included for your convenience.
hifisher
WW2 describing a setting (City and Countryside)  - Evacuee Story Writing. KS2/3 Cross Curricular

WW2 describing a setting (City and Countryside) - Evacuee Story Writing. KS2/3 Cross Curricular

A series of lessons based on building a description of a city and/or countryside setting in WW2. The descriptions could be used as openers in a story based around evacuees who were sent to live in a rural location. This is a tried and tested classroom resource. Pupils should collect ideas from the pictures provided and use the model text to write an effective description. A vocabulary grid and a copy of the success criteria for writing an effective description is also included. This resource could be used with older pupils. *Please note the video clip is open source material.
hifisher
The Great Fire of London Resource Pack KS1

The Great Fire of London Resource Pack KS1

This pack contains a fantastic BBC video - 16 mins or so- where a Magic Grandad takes his Grandchildren back in time to 1666 and witness the Great Fire- meeting Samuel Pepys and learning about the events of those 4 days. PPT. Poem by Paul Perro- written shortly after the fire. To learn as part of English cross curricular. There is also a Minecraft video clip that appeals to KS1 which also guides you through the streets of London -giving a feel for buildings back then. Tudor House resource shows the children the differences between houses and teaches about how the style contributed to the fire spreading. This is an Art activity where they draw the houses with charcoal/cut and stick. Lots of historical objectives met by sequencing events, comparing now and then- role play masks, small world background and word mats etc also included. Hope this is useful to you :)
klmortimore1
37 Images Of Victorian People Taken From Victorian Era Story Books + 31 Fun Teaching Activities

37 Images Of Victorian People Taken From Victorian Era Story Books + 31 Fun Teaching Activities

Are you teaching your class about the Victorians? Are you looking for pictures which show what different classes of people wore? This set of 37 images of Victorians from stories and magazines is a perfect way of introducing the topic. Encourage them to think about how people dress and the differences between then and now. This pack contains a 31 Teaching Activity Teacher Guide using these photo flash cards. These activities are quick and fun to do and will improve both your students' memory and vocabulary skills. You could look at it directly as a presentation and discuss the different materials being shown in each of photos. You could print off and laminate the photos to make an interesting, eye-catching display about Victorian characters. The students could also take the laminated photos and sort them into different Victorian characters. The students can then discuss how they think each one was thinking or saying. The photos could also be used as prompts for creative writing, factual writing or descriptive writing.
peterfogarty
Victorian class assembly script (editable)

Victorian class assembly script (editable)

This script was written for a year 4 class, but could easily be adapted for other year groups. It covers topics from our term including healthy eating and balanced diets; inner forces and temptation; Victorian inventions, schools and life for rich vs poor. It is titled Oliver and Olivia and is based on Oliver Twist. It begins in the orphanage's food hall (discuss healthy eating). The 'twins' then leave for London and meet the pickpockets (discuss temptation of stealing). Then they meet a friendly lady who takes them in (discuss school and life of rich vs poor). It is a word document and fully editable. There are currently 17 speaking roles but this number can be increased by sharing lines (for example there are 4 pickpockets who each have 4 or 5 lines, but you could increase the pickpockets and decrease the number of lines). We used 2 songs in this play as well - Food Train and Pick a Pocket or Two. They are not included, but can easily be found online or changed/removed all together. Hope you class enjoys this as much as mine did!
bookinspiredplay
Year 3 and 4 Autumn Term Comprehension Pack

Year 3 and 4 Autumn Term Comprehension Pack

A bundle of 15 comprehension booklets for year 3 or 4 for using throughout the Autumn term. Each booklet is differentiated 3 ways, with vocabulary aimed at Lower Key Stage 2. The following booklets are included: Autumn Poetry Harvest x 2 Thanksgiving The Gunpowder Plot The Christmas story - 4 parts Christmas in Australia Christmas in Europe Christmas in the Americas Christmas recipes x 3
blossomingminds
WW2 News reader's report - Model text and video link. KS2 (Year 5&6) Cross Curricular Literacy/Oracy

WW2 News reader's report - Model text and video link. KS2 (Year 5&6) Cross Curricular Literacy/Oracy

Lesson based on the declaration of war on Germany in 1939. Tried and tested classroom resource. Pupils should make notes on the key facts given in the video clip. They will then produce their own news reader's script to break the news to the British public using the model text as an example. Two note taking templates and a copy of the success criteria for writing an effective news reader report is also included. This resource could be used with older pupils. *Please note the video clip is a modern colour interpretation of how the news would have been reported in 1939. The quality is significantly better.
hifisher
Stone Age Homework Menu

Stone Age Homework Menu

A selection of activities based around our current Year 3 topic. Children are awarded raffle tickets for each completed task and are then entered in to a draw at the end of the term. Great for encouraging family participation.
m.gray103
Great Fire Of London Vocabulary Display

Great Fire Of London Vocabulary Display

Great Fire Of London Vocabulary Display: A series of 60+ words related to The Great Fire Of London displayed on flames. A great addition to your topic display or working wall. For more Outstanding Resources for Outstanding Teachers, please visit my website www.teachersvault.co.uk
helenrachelcrossley
The Great Fire Of London Vocabulary Mat

The Great Fire Of London Vocabulary Mat

The Great Fire Of London Vocabulary Mat: A bright and colourful vocabulary mat containing over 60 words relating to The Great Fire Of London. A useful reference tool for topic-themed writing. For more Outstanding Resources for Outstanding Teachers, please visit my website www.teachersvault.co.uk
helenrachelcrossley
Letters and the Gunpowder Plot

Letters and the Gunpowder Plot

I have bundled together three resources which will be useful for the study of letter writing and in particular how a letter saved the day when we look at the intrigues surrounding the Gunpowder Plot. This resource has more relevance today because of the new drama series entitled Gunpowder which stars Kit Harington of Game of Thrones fame who plays Robert Catesby, the brains behind the plot to blow up the Houses of Parliament. Here Harington reveals he is a direct ancestor of Catesby.
jlimb