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Sample Pages For The Clown Who Couldn't Smile

Sample Pages For The Clown Who Couldn't Smile

A short extract from the play The Clown Who Couldn’t Smile, which is a simple little one act play about happiness and friendship. Bonzo the clown has lost his smile and, despite lots of good advice, can’t get it back again. He’s in danger of being kicked out of the circus and - even worse - has been made to return to clown school! This is a great play for a large cast and is ideal for creating links with circus topics. These sample pages give you a taster of what the play is like and allow you to try before you buy! If you like this sample, the complete script - with full production notes, photocopiable script pages, and fab classroom follow-on activities - can be found in the Arts On The Move Shop here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/the-clown-who-couldn-t-smile-play-script-11438257 Thanks everso!
AliJC
Circus Assembly for Key Stage One

Circus Assembly for Key Stage One

Circus Assembly for Key Stage One Cast of 30 - easily adaptable up or down. Role of Narrator taken by Class Teacher. Duration: 10 - 15 minutes This script is suitable for both upper and lower Key Stage I. Whereas the first half is on the history of circuses, there are lots of jokes to cheer up our Sad Clown for younger children in the second half - plus ample opportunities for ‘the performance of a lifetime’! This script is a kind of template - it can be used for any size class and be expanded to any length of time. Oh, and did I mention Health and Safety?! Sample Text: Fire breather: Look at what fire breathers do! (Fire breather breathes out fire) (Everyone gasps and applauds; Narrator rushes on with fire extinguisher) Narrator: Hey! Health and safety! Health and safety! Stop this now! Sword swallower: And then there’s my act (holding up sword) Narrator: (Intervening quickly) I have no idea what you intend doing with that sword – but not here, not now! Sword swallower: But I was only going to swallow it (pauses) like this! Narrator: (Shrieking) Stop now! That’s way too dangerous! (Whole cast groans) Sad Clown: You see? Always some health and safety spoilsport around these days to ruin our fun! (Circus juggler walks up and down, juggling) Narrator: Now, that’s more like it! Plenty of skill, no danger! (Stilt walker walks up and down) Narrator: (Applauding) Bravo! (Contortionist and ‘Strong man’ perform, Narrator watching anxiously) (Everyone gasps and applauds; Narrator rushes on with First Aid Kit) Narrator: This really won’t do! What have I said about health and safety? (Lion roars loudly)
suesplays
Design a Theme Park leaflet with template (KS2)

Design a Theme Park leaflet with template (KS2)

After looking at existing examples of Theme Park Leaflets, (not included) learners design and create their own leaflet using this template. These sheets are designed to be attached inside an exercise book and used in a display. Also included are examples of powerful vocabulary (Wow Words) and a list of useful persuasive phrases to ‘up-level’ the outcome of your learners work. Also included is a short video clip advertsing a theme park and a sample set of success criteria (WMG - What makes good)
hifisher
Introduction to Budgeting / Saving - Fun at the Fair!

Introduction to Budgeting / Saving - Fun at the Fair!

This lesson was created as an introduction to budgeting / saving for a one-off KS2 lesson, but would also work as a KS3 lesson (depending on whether they have been introduced to budgeting / saving before) 1) Have each student fill out the "Things to do at the Fair!" tick sheet - ticking all the things they would like to do at the fair. 2) Give out the "How much will it Cost?" information sheet so that students are able to fill in the "How much will it Cost?" calculation sheet. At the end of this step, each student should have a total amount amount of money they would need in order to do everything they wanted to do at the Fair. 3) Print out (on card if possible) and cut out all the money scenario cards. Hand one to each student and have them calculate how they will pay for their day at the Fair. (Depending on the class, it may work best to have them do this in partners so they can discuss with each other) 4) As an extension, students could a) discuss with the class what they will do to budget / save for their day at the Fair; b) they could think other ways to earn / save money; c) they could modify their "Things to do at the Fair" tick sheet so that it is more affordable; d) they could calculate how much a day at the fair would cost for their whole family.
cejaeggi
Circus Themed: Number Line

Circus Themed: Number Line

This circus themed number line includes the numbers and number words for numbers zero through twenty. You can hang hang this on the wall for student reference or you can use it in a math center for number sequencing or number correspondence using math manipulatives. The choice is yours!
thecarefreeclassroom
Dot-to-Dot and Coloring Page - Elephant

Dot-to-Dot and Coloring Page - Elephant

This is connect the dots (or join the dots, else dot to dot, follow the dots) picture puzzle and coloring page with beautifully decorated elephant. Directions: Draw a line from dot number 1 to dot number 2, then from dot number 2 to dot number 3, 3 to 4, and so on. Continue to join the dots until you have connected all the numbered dots. Then, color the picture! Answer included. Files: one JPEG page size file with activity, answer and task text in one place; two separate PNG files (the puzzle itself and answer file of smaller size). All graphic files are of high quality for crisp and clear printing. Keywords: , learn, learning, number, numbers, counting, colouring, coloring, page, colouring page, elephant, connect, dot, dots, dot-to-dot, join, follow, connect the dots, join the dots, puzzle, game, activity, mammal, animal, black, white, printable, puzzles, games, activities, picture, riddle, riddles, sheet, worksheet, illustration.
ratselmeister
Find the Differences Picture Puzzle with Elephant

Find the Differences Picture Puzzle with Elephant

This is visual puzzle with beautifully decorated elephant walking along the sea shore. Directions: Find the seven differences between the two pictures. Plus same task text in Russian, German, French and Spanish. Answer included. Files: one JPEG file of high quality for crisp and clear printing or displaying. Keywords: elephant, puzzle, find, differences, picture, spot, seven, visual, logic, puzzles, shore, sea, walk, walking, 7, difference, riddles, riddle, activity, educational, game, games, brainteaser, activities, fun, entertaining, illustration, back to school, ice breaker, early finishers.
ratselmeister
Maze Game with Elephant

Maze Game with Elephant

This is maze game or activity page for kids with beautifully decorated elephant. Directions: Help the elephant get out of the maze. Answer included. Files: one high quality JPEG file for crisp and clear printing or displaying. Keywords: elephant, maze, mazes, game, puzzle, labyrinth, puzzles, page, animal, mammal, seek, find, way, path, visual, riddle, riddles, fun, leisure, games, education, kid, kids, children, school, preschool, activity, activities, page, sheet, worksheet, illustration.
ratselmeister
Y1 Science: Animals (including Ourselves) Bundle

Y1 Science: Animals (including Ourselves) Bundle

A collection of Year 1 science resources that could be used as part of a topic on animals (including humans). Senses, how our bodies change, and parts of the body. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
sarah277
KS1 Mammals Bundle

KS1 Mammals Bundle

A collection of KS1 resources on the topic of mammals. The collection includes pets, animals from far away places, life cycles, and habitats. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
sarah277
Animals Bundle

Animals Bundle

A collection of animal themed resources. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
sarah277
Circus Classroom Decor Pack - Editable

Circus Classroom Decor Pack - Editable

This is a huge classroom decor pack that will transform your setting into a mesmerising circus theme. Most parts of this resource are editable, however there are a few that are not. If the part isn't editable, it will state so below in the list of what is included. Editable parts of this resource come in keynote and powerpoint formats. Non-editable parts come as PDF files. There are also a variety of different backgrounds included for your preference. Includes the following: ♦ Alphabet Posters non-editable PDF ♦ Binder Covers and Spines ♦ Birthdays Posters ♦ Book Marks ♦ Calendar Squares ♦ Circle Labels - bags, clipboards, pencils, crayons, erasers, glue, glue sticks, lined paper, markers, note books, paintbrushes, paperclips, pens, pins, rulers, scissors, sharpeners, staplers, tape, pencils ♦ Class Jobs - caboose, calendar helper, cleaner, door monitor, librarian, line leader, lunch monitor, messenger, pencil monitor, table wiper, teachers assistant, technician, attendance monitor, bathroom monitor, board cleaner, chair stacker, litter monitor, paper monitor, plant monitor, pledge leader, recycling monitor, substitute, sweeper, weather reporter, computer helper, first aid helper, sanitizer monitor, homework monitor, journal helper, vest helper, mat helper, messages helper, pet helper, bell ringer, sink helper, snack helper. ♦ Days of the Week ♦ Folder Labels ♦ Groups and Leaders ♦ Hall Passes - girls bathroom pass, boys bathroom pass, nurses pass, hall pass. ♦ Long Labels - bags, clipboards, pencils, crayons, erasers, glue, glue sticks, lined paper, markers, note books, paintbrushes, paperclips, pens, pins, rulers, scissors, sharpeners, staplers, tape, pencils ♦ Lower Case Bunting non-editable PDF ♦ Monthly Calendar ♦ Months of the Year ♦ Name Plates - Comes with alphabet - including highlighted vowels, left/right reminders and number line to 20. Also comes with handwriting lines - students can either handwrite their names onto the name tags or you can add them on ready to print. ♦ Name Plates - Blank space for you to add text/image as you wish. ♦ Newsletters - Comes with and without monthly toppers. ♦ Number Bunting non-editable PDF - 0-50 ♦ Number Posters non-editable PDF - Posters with number, number name and matching ten frame. 0-20. ♦ Rectangle Labels - bags, clipboards, pencils, crayons, erasers, glue, glue sticks, lined paper, markers, note books, paintbrushes, paperclips, pens, pins, rulers, scissors, sharpeners, staplers, tape, pencils ♦ Reward Coupons - sit with a friend, use any pen, no homework, bring a toy to s
TeachingAutism
Elephants Wordsearch Starter Activity Animals Nature Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Elephants Wordsearch Starter Activity Animals Nature Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Elephants'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Growing up in the Circus

Growing up in the Circus

An IDL project on the circus. This lesson focuses on what it would be like growing up in the circus. A comparison study between a child in the classes life to that of a child in the circus. Learning Intention: To understand what it may be like growing up in the circus. To discuss and identify advantages and disadvantages to growing up in the circus. Success Criteria: -As I listen and watch, I can take note of key facts. -I can share my ideas and opinions. -I can list some advantages and disadvantages. -I can work well in a social group and independently. Looks at background, families, the job, education, advantages and disadvantages. A little clip from the infamous scene in dumbo to give children a little context. Follow up activity created on publisher, asks children to give 2 examples of advantages/disadvantages and using the BAR key from Ryan's thinking keys to enhance creative thinking.
RachelMcCorkell
Animals in the Circus

Animals in the Circus

Learning Intention: To understand what life is like for animals in the circus. To discuss human and animal rights, and share our opinion about animals being used in the circus. A IDL topic focusing on the circus. This lesson looks at the use of animals in the circus, video clips, pictures, stories of animals, animals rights looking at this compared to UNCRC. What can we do to help? Follow up written task on word document. This was originally created on comic life so is simply a picture copy on word.
RachelMcCorkell
Back to School Bulletin Board - Circus Theme

Back to School Bulletin Board - Circus Theme

This resource is a Back to School bulletin board set with a Circus theme. The set includes the words “Joining the _ Grade Big Top”. Each word is on its own page with a border that can be cut down to fit your board. I have included cards for each grade Kindergarten to 5th Grade. Also included are monkeys, clowns, lions, elephants, tickets and stars for student names. These pictures have blank spaces for the names. One special character, just a bit larger, is included for the teacher’s name. Just print what you need, write student names, laminate and cut.
sboone86
Famous Gypsies and Travellers

Famous Gypsies and Travellers

This is an assembly to: 1) Introduce children to the different groups of Gypsies and Travellers 2) Explain a little about the history of Gypsies and Travellers 2) Introduce children to famous Gypsies and Travellers - from footballers, artists to X-Factor contestants. This can be used in June as part of Gypsy Roma Traveller History Month to build understanding and respect, or generally as part of school's equalities and British values work.
maxine38
2 stars and a wish sticker

2 stars and a wish sticker

Here is a sticker I use in class when wanting the children to take part in peer assessment. I print it out onto stickers and stick it in the children the book. The rest is self explanatory... the children swap books with a partner and give their friends two stars and a wish based on the piece of work they have produced.
AlyssaMashford
April Fool's Day Surprises Two-Page Activity Set and Word Search

April Fool's Day Surprises Two-Page Activity Set and Word Search

Kids will enjoy learning about April Fool's Day, jesters, different synonyms for the word 'jokes,' and the history of the holiday with this Two-Page Activity Set! This product also includes a separate Word Search Puzzle that reinforces the vocabulary that appears throughout the Two-Page Activity Set. Keywords: April Fool's Day| April Fool | tricks | pranks | jester | April Fools Day History | jokes | poisson d'Avril | vocabulary
PuzzleFun
Sports Week Bundle

Sports Week Bundle

Sports Relief Week PowerPoints and different teaching activities on how to keep healthy and fit. There are some worksheets to complete, lots of pictures to talk about and even an ESL teaching unit on Sport and the human body.
peterfogarty
Animal and Pets Bundle

Animal and Pets Bundle

A bundle of pictures relating to pets and animals which were put together for my students. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
sarah277
Monkeys : Animals: Photo Collection (Part One)

Monkeys : Animals: Photo Collection (Part One)

A small collection of photos from my own encounters with monkeys, and animals. Please note that some of these were taken with slide film before the arrival of digital cameras. This collection will be added to over time. For use with animal, ecology, evolution, climate, or habitat topics. To follow my world first solo row around the coast of Britain and daily life as an explorer: * Free educational videos: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/sarahrowssolo or Amazon Video: http://amzn.to/2jno3v8 * Free virtual field trips: Skype in the Classroom: https://education.microsoft.com/vikingquest * Paid school speaker bookings: http://www.schoolspeakers.co.uk/speaker-listings/sarah-weldon
sarah277
Animals and Pets Bundle

Animals and Pets Bundle

A collection of animal themed resources that I have created for my students as part of our modules on pets, animals, habitats, and species classification. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
sarah277
Elephant: Animals

Elephant: Animals

A colouring activity to help students learn about animals and pets. Ideal for primary school students, and students learning English as a foreign language. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
sarah277
Tiger: Animals and Pets: Colouring Page

Tiger: Animals and Pets: Colouring Page

A colouring activity to help students learn about animals and pets. Ideal for primary school students, and students learning English as a foreign language. To follow my world first solo row around the coast of Britain and daily life as an explorer: * Free educational videos: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/sarahrowssolo or Amazon Video: http://amzn.to/2jno3v8 * Free virtual field trips: Skype in the Classroom: https://education.microsoft.com/vikingquest * Paid school speaker bookings: http://www.schoolspeakers.co.uk/speaker-listings/sarah-weldon
sarah277
Lion: Animals and Pets

Lion: Animals and Pets

A lion that I drew for my students to colour in as they created stories about animals. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
sarah277
The Clown Who Couldn't Smile Performing Licence

The Clown Who Couldn't Smile Performing Licence

This is the Performing Licence for the play script The Clown Who Couldn't Smile. You should purchase this if you are planning to perform that play. This licence allows you to give up to five performances of the play to an audience of up to 200 people (paying or non-paying). Once purchased, it's valid for 6 months.
AliJC
Circus

Circus

Looking for pictures of the circus, clowns and acrobats? Looking for exciting story prompts about the circus? Try these nice resources and save!
peterfogarty
KS2 Writing a newspaper report - Philippe Petit Walks Across the World Trade Center in 1974

KS2 Writing a newspaper report - Philippe Petit Walks Across the World Trade Center in 1974

Suitable for pupils in year 5&6, this resource includes a high quality model newspaper report. It describes the death defying World Trade Center tightrope walk performed by Frenchman Philippe Petit in 1974 (as recently portrayed in the 2015 film - The Walk). Also included is a teaching presentation to assist in the writing of an effective newspaper report introduction and a two page blank newspaper template.
hifisher
KWL Grid for Rollercoaster/ Scream Machine topic  (AfL)

KWL Grid for Rollercoaster/ Scream Machine topic (AfL)

Blank KWL grid suitable for learners in KS2. Ideal Asessment for learning activity when beginning the new topic. Pupils should add their knowledge to the grid throughout the term. K - What I Know W - What I want to know L - What I have learnt
hifisher
The Clown Who Couldn't Smile Play Script

The Clown Who Couldn't Smile Play Script

The Clown Who Couldn't Smile is a one-act play for KS2 pupils. It's a gentle comedy that explores the notion of happiness and the meaning of friendship. When Bonzo the clown loses his smile, he struggles to find it again and is in danger of losing his job at the circus, until help arrives unexpectedly. This play is great as a stimulus for discussing what it means to be happy. It also provides opportunities to include circus routines, gymnastics, musical extracts and a number of children in non-speaking roles. The script contains full staging and production notes, plus great follow-on drama and literacy activities for further classroom work. Please leave a review if you found this resource useful, thank you.
AliJC
Stick puppet templates - animals and people

Stick puppet templates - animals and people

Stick puppet templates - Animals and people. Black and white so children can colour them. Included: ♦ 18 animals ♦ 17 people (8 boys, 1 old man, 6 girls, 2 babies) ♦ Blank template to create your own characters/props. The Animals: Dog, walrus, mouse, pig, goat, sheep, bull, cow, duck, cat, lion, elephant, hippo, giraffe, llama, chicken, horse, alpaca. Colour, laminate (optional) and attach to a craft stick. Students can then use these puppets to create puppet shows. Great for oral language development and co-operative work. Use as part of your reading programme to retell stories. © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources
swelch_resources