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Introduction to GCSE Dance Unit of Work (New Spec)

Introduction to GCSE Dance Unit of Work (New Spec)

A lesson by lesson introductory unit I do with my year 10s as they begin the new spec GCSE dance course. Covers safe dance practice, RADS, choreography and dance styles. Additional homework sheets are also included. Choreography task acts as their baseline test
ellecol11
The Witches' Spell - Teaching Pack of lessons and presentation

The Witches' Spell - Teaching Pack of lessons and presentation

Here are the full set of lesson plans, presentations and printable resources that you'll need for sessions with EYFS, Key Stage 1 or 2 children and their teachers. These lessons introduce the famous 'Double, double, toil and trouble...' verses from the play, Macbeth, said by the witches as they create a spell and is a great way to bring children to the Bard for the first time. Children get to act out the spell and build their own verses, using key vocabulary, and rhythm and rhyme. There are also lessons on capacity, counting, sorting, music, and art. Differentiation is built into the sessions, and the lessons can be seen as a starting point for your own ideas. There is scope for further development into a longer term project, with potion making and hallowe'en activities etc. A follow-up to the drama and music work could be a musical scene based on the spell, which could become a longer more demanding drama and movement performance for an assembly or end of term production, depending on the ability of your pupils. Every lesson has clear aims and success criteria, a comprehensive list of resources, helpful key words and specially designed worksheets and/or presentations, which are all created to be adaptable for your settings and your classes. My aim to make something that is useful and usable for teachers, that is fun for everybody, while creating memorable educational experiences. I have used the extract here with 3 to 11 year olds many times, and it is always a guaranteed winner, becoming a firm favourite warm-up game for drama activities. To hear a FREE recording of the poem, please go to my website: http://emblabee.org/the-31-days-of-scary-day-1/
dcukface
Flamenco: social history of flamenco, gypsies, civil war, oppression, Andalucia etc

Flamenco: social history of flamenco, gypsies, civil war, oppression, Andalucia etc

This is a resource which takes you through the history of flamenco. From the Islamic Empire, Isabel and Ferdinand to Franco's Spain and lastly to now. How and why did flamenco develop? What is it now and what was it before? Lots of videos and pictures and maps to demonstrate. Lots of notes in the comments section. I am running a Spanish and Latin American Extra Curricular Club at school, not sure if this helps for history or dance but it is packed with interesting info, lots of notes in the notes section on PPT. Let me know how you are using it i.e. for what lessons etc.
isabel_wood88
Year 1/2 Dance planning (Jungle animal theme)

Year 1/2 Dance planning (Jungle animal theme)

Included in this pack is a 4 week lesson plan which is broken into separate lessons, resulting in groups of children to create a dance to the jungle theme music. Each lesson includes objectives, teaching and assessment points. Warm up song 'Walking in the Jungle' (This brilliant clip was found from the link below) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GoSq-yZcJ-4 Main jungle theme song (included in the pack), created by me (features animal jungle sounds) is to be used for the main dance. This dance topic is suitable for children from Early Years to Year 3. I have taught it with several year groups and they have thoroughly enjoyed it! It's great fun filming the finished dances and allowing the children to watch them back and give peer feedback. Please leave feedback if you purchase and use this resource. Thank you :)
rach-831
Arts Award Bronze Log Book

Arts Award Bronze Log Book

A user-friendly log book for students to use to complete their portfolio for Arts Award Bronze. Perfect for those who are lower ability or KS2/3. This has been used and approved through moderation.
jvoice
The Witches' Spell by William Shakespeare

The Witches' Spell by William Shakespeare

Here are two lesson plans and the printable resources that you'll need for sessions brave Key Stage 1 or 2 children and their teachers. These lessons introduce the famous 'Double, double, toil and trouble...' verses from the play, Macbeth, said by the witches as they create a spell and is a great way to bring children to the Bard for the first time. Children get to act out the spell and build their own verses, using key vocabulary, and rhythm and rhyme. Differentiation is built into the sessions, and the lessons can be seen as a starting point for your own ideas. There is scope for further development into a longer term project, with potion making and measurement activities etc. Creating a musical scene based on the spell, for a longer more demanding drama and movement performance for an assembly or end of term production could be a next step, depending on the ability of your pupils. I have used the extract here with 3 to 11 year olds, and it is always a guaranteed winner, becoming a firm favourite warm-up game for drama activities (reciting it, not, you know, heating up a cauldron or anything - Elf and Safety and all that). To hear a FREE recording of the poem, please go to my website: http://emblabee.org/the-31-days-of-scary-day-1/ If you like my resources, I'd be really grateful for a review and some stars. If you don't like them, ask your loved ones to stock up on flies for your breakfast x
dcukface
Ready, Steady Elves! Christmas musical play for ages 5 - 9

Ready, Steady Elves! Christmas musical play for ages 5 - 9

Look at the date – Santa’s going to be late! There’s pandemonium at the North Pole - Santa Claus has overslept! Worried that there are just a few hours till Christmas, Santa calls a crisis meeting – the Elves need to speed up! But that’s not quite as easy as it seems… The presents are still not wrapped, the magic sleigh is in the garage for repairs, and there’s disaster at the laundry when Santa’s Christmas suit shrinks in the wash! Can things get any worse…? Yes, they can - the reindeer have all caught colds! Join us for a rollercoaster ride of festive frolics, packed to bursting with fun-filled songs and hilarity. And with one final surprise that even Santa doesn’t see coming, this might be the most magical Christmas ever… Running Time (including music): Approximately 35 minutes. Cast: 29 speaking parts (easily adaptable to approximately 15 - 55). The cast can also be expanded further with non-speaking parts; suggestions for expanding or reducing the cast are provided in your Play Pack. Your Play Pack includes: - Instrumental and vocal backing tracks for 7 songs; - MP3 of all audio tracks , incidental music and sound effects; - Click-n-Sing karaoke-style videos for every song; - Editable scripts; - Cross-curricular educational activities; - Cast and props list, - Staging advice; - Printable posters and programmes. - Lyric sheets and music scores; Everything you need for the perfect play - just add kids! Want to upgrade to include the Book and CD? Just copy and paste the following URL into your browser: www.easypeasyplays.co.uk/collections/plays-by-term-autumn-winter/products/ready-steady-elves-3-age-options-1
easypeasyplays
Treasure Chests Galore!

Treasure Chests Galore!

A creative and fun set of five lesson plans linked by the theme of a Treasure Chest. Each plan has carefully constructed aims and success criteria, learning sequences and relevant key words, lists of requirements and resources, and additional notes to help you have great lessons. The lessons include: list writing, counting and addition, drawing and painting, designing and making, music and drama, sorting and classifying. Differentiation at three levels in built in to the plans, and there is ample opportunity for extension or ideas to develop into bigger projects. Worksheets are included were applicable, but workbooks or alternatives are easily used instead, according to school policy. Relevant to the EYFS and National Curriculum, any teacher, supply teacher or NQT can pick up and use these lesson plans. All resources or their alternatives should be easily found in teaching bases, and there is a good mix of teacher- and child-led activities. Please see https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/pirates-galore-6013941 for my FREE pirate resources
dcukface