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Class Assembly/Play - THE GREATEST SHOW! (based on the Greatest Showman)

Class Assembly/Play - THE GREATEST SHOW! (based on the Greatest Showman)

THE GREATEST SHOW! - A PLAY OR CLASS ASSEMBLY! A class assembly/play for reception, KS1 or even KS2! We did this with a Reception class - they were incredible! It ran alongside our ‘Circus’ theme. We focussed lots on The Greatest Showman and the song ‘This is Me’. I’ve included the script, presentation (which includes all music) and some costume letters to be sent home. I added photos of the children to the slide show which made it even better. The slide show has all been set up and timings suited us. We had such great feedback from this production! I hope you enjoy it! (SEE MAIN IMAGE FOR REAL PREVIEW! -The font and pics look a little weird in the TES preview pics? But it’s actually all done in Comic Sans! I did have it all in pre-cursive, but knew that some schools wouldn’t have this font, so changed it all to Comic Sans. Hopefully it should be in that font when you download!)
harleyharleydee
AQA GCSE Dance Set Phrase Breathe Booklet

AQA GCSE Dance Set Phrase Breathe Booklet

This booklet is based on the GCSE Set Phrase ‘Breathe’. The booklet provides pictures to highlight areas of particular importance in the Set Phrase. Students can use this booklet to refine their performance of the set phrase. It is split into 2 sections. The booklet provides space for self, peer and teacher feeback and assessments. Finally the booklet will help prepare students for section B of the written examination. Performance skills key words and fun revision tasks Tips and advice on how to answer questions/question format Describing movements from the set phrase and analysing performance Grid to analysis physical skills; A Good Exercise Example; Extra Challenge might be; Self Assessment Shrinking text final revision task. An 6 mark example response is provided.
kglasgow
Oral Communication Activity Skills: Interpreting Body Language Using Task Cards

Oral Communication Activity Skills: Interpreting Body Language Using Task Cards

This product has over 50+ Behavior Task Cards to Interpret! Plus additional activity create & play sheets! Body language speaks loud! And a single gesture can be interpreted many ways. This is a fun group exercise targeted to interpreting a person’s body language. 50+ play cards have common gestures with several meanings to interpret. Interactive role play and/or charades is great way to learn body language, or just to have fun with a group. This activity is a great discussion starter and introduces related topics such as: Learning about a person’s own perception; Situations that can influence an interpretation; Body language signals & cross signals; How body language affects others. Use as an icebreaker * Use during a break time * Use anytime!
PattyAnnsPetProject
Writing Sheets - Nature-Themed (8), EY/KS1

Writing Sheets - Nature-Themed (8), EY/KS1

Creative writing is exciting when you’re zooming in on the wonders of nature and writing your chosen words right inside the lively pictures! These 8 inspiring writing-frames feature squirrels, pond life, creepy-crawlies, sunshine and cloud (2 graded sheets for clouds), all with guidance sheets for teachers. Ideal for emergent and newly independent writers. Great bundle price - 50% saving!
katewilliams_poetry
The Greatest Showman 10 minute medley

The Greatest Showman 10 minute medley

This is a 10 minute medley that I have edited and produced. It would be great for a school performance or an assembly activity. The songs included (in order) are: The greatest show, Million Dreams, This is Me and Come Alive. There are 3 files to this resource: The Song Sheet the lyrics are in two colours, Black for solo singing parts that can be split to suit your group and Blue for the ensemble parts. The Medley MP3 This is a medley arranged by myself, it is a backing track but the original singers remain for the ensemble parts just to give the kids a bit of help. The Medley with singing MP3 I have recorded the song with vocals to show where the solo parts come in. I performed this medley with KS1 and Lower KS2 children. I split the solo parts into 3-4 lines each child, either alone or in little groups. They had no trouble learning their parts and the added ensemble vocals gave the volume needed for the big chorus parts. Please leave a review and happy singing!
rosie_m
Anthology analysis grid, GCSE Dance

Anthology analysis grid, GCSE Dance

The grid is to provide students with analysis work that has been taken from all available sources and complied into one resource. The information provided is based on movement content, lighting design, accompaniment, costume and set design or use of camera. Useful for revision and to be used to compile own revision notes from.
glrichards
KS4 GCSE Dance Component 2 Revision Bundle

KS4 GCSE Dance Component 2 Revision Bundle

This Bundle is for teachers of GCSE dance, delivering revision session in preparation for the written exam (component 2). The bundle contains: Dance appreciation walking talking mock (3 lessons/3 hours) Component 2 performance skills (2 lessons/2 hours) Component 2 choreography (1 lesson/1 hour) Component 2 – Section C (1 lesson/1 hour) Component 2 – Section C: Choreographic Devices and Intent within the Anthology (1 lesson/1 hour) Please see each individual resource for more information. Enjoy!
samjball
KS4 GCSE Dance Revision – Component 2: Choreographic Devices and Intent within the Anthology

KS4 GCSE Dance Revision – Component 2: Choreographic Devices and Intent within the Anthology

This resource has been designed for teachers of GCSE dance revising choreographic devices and choreographic intent within the anthology, in preparation for the written exam. This lesson has been created to provide a way for dance students to revise in a fun and interactive way. Prior to the lesson, decide how you are going to divide your class into 6 groups (ideally a mixture of high and low ability in each group). After the starter activity on the PowerPoint sit pupils in their groups and give them the QR code for their anthology set work for them to watch (on their phones or on iPads) and write notes about the choreographic devices that they see. Discuss with each group how the choreographic devices relates to the choreographic intent of the piece. After the discussion, give each group their exam question handout and allow pupils to answer the 2 questions (using their notes to help them).
samjball
KS4 GCSE Dance Revision – Component 2: Choreography

KS4 GCSE Dance Revision – Component 2: Choreography

This resource has been designed for teachers of GCSE dance revising choreography in preparation for the written exam. This lesson has been created to provide a way for dance students to revise in a fun and interactive way. Prior to the lesson, decide how you are going to divide your class into 6 groups (ideally a mixture of high and low ability in each group). After the starter activity on the PowerPoint give each group one of the texts as a stimulus. As a group, pupils can discuss how the text can be used to create choreography in relation to each of the questions on the PowerPoint (I allowed around 3 min per slide). Encourage pupils to write notes on the sheet with the text on as these can be used as posters in the classroom and/or be photocopied and given to all students for further revision. After pupils have completed notes for each of the questions, give pupils a copy of the questions as a mock test and allow pupils 20 min to complete the test using their text as their stimulus. Within this resource I have included the notes that my pupils made as an example.
samjball
Flamenco - A Cross-Cultural Art Form: Lesson Plan & Film

Flamenco - A Cross-Cultural Art Form: Lesson Plan & Film

Flamenco is an art form rooted in the Spanish culture for generations. Today, flamenco is popular all over the world and is taught in many countries. Set in Seville, Spain, this short film follows a day in the life of flamenco guitarist Juan Ramírez. Through his eyes, we experience Soleá—the mother of flamenco—and Juan’s unusual journey to master his craft.
Global_Oneness_Project
KS4 AQA GCSE Dance Revision – Component 2: Section C

KS4 AQA GCSE Dance Revision – Component 2: Section C

KS4 AQA GCSE Dance Revision – Component 2: Section C This resource has been designed for teachers of GCSE dance revising the dance anthology in preparation for the written exam. This lesson has been created to provide a way for dance students to revise in a fun and interactive way. Prior to the lesson, decide how you are going to divide your class into 6 groups (ideally a mixture of high and low ability in each group). Each group should be given a large piece of paper with one of the 6 dance anthology pieces written in the middle, then use the PowerPoint. I spent approximately 5 min per slide and got the pupils to rotate around the room rather than the paper. You will need the six anthology fact files found on the AQA GCSE Dance website for the latter part of the lesson. Once the lesson is complete you will have revision display posters created by the dance pupils themselves.
samjball
KS4 AQA GCSE Dance Revision: Component 2 - Performance Skills

KS4 AQA GCSE Dance Revision: Component 2 - Performance Skills

KS4 GCSE Dance Revision – Component 2: Performance Skills This resource has been designed for teachers of AQA GCSE dance revising performance skills in preparation for the written exam. The lesson is divided up into 2 sections: Section 1 – Practically in the dance space go through the PowerPoint of possible exam style questions. Encourage pupils to physically try out questions such as ‘describe one exercise a dancer can do to improve flexibility’ before putting it into words. Section 2 – Allow pupils 20 min to complete the test paper (total 20 marks). Encourage pupils to visualise themselves in the dance space when completing the test paper.
samjball
Clowning Around: Lesson Plan & Film

Clowning Around: Lesson Plan & Film

The clown is an entertainer, an integral social figure across cultures for centuries. Clowns can characterize society and provide a comedic way of viewing the world. Laugh Clown Laugh offers a portrait of Berlin based clown Reinhard “Filou” Horstkotte. The role of the clown, for Reinhard, is not just to entertain, but to explore the whole human being including all of the contradictions. For him, there is truly more to being a clown than laughter.
Global_Oneness_Project
Castles + Treasure - Rhymes, Writing Frames, Picture - EY/KS1

Castles + Treasure - Rhymes, Writing Frames, Picture - EY/KS1

These castle-themed activities bring the past alive for children, while motivating creative writing, artwork and history study. The 3 punchy rhymes invite actions, word-exchanges, clapping and performance. The 5 writing sheets (or poetry frames) are generously illustrated with lively, inspiring details. The extra picture (A5 approx) can be used as a prompt for creative writing or a colouring activity. Guidance provided for rhymes + worksheets. All rhymes and artwork original.
katewilliams_poetry
Space - Writing Frames & Action Rhymes - KS1-2

Space - Writing Frames & Action Rhymes - KS1-2

Shooting stars, planets & aliens feature in these space-themed Literacy activities. There are two action rhymes for EY/KS1 + 3 graded versions of a star picture-poem; for confident/older writers there are 2 fun, illustrated poetry frames of planet and alien respectively. Guidance notes for all. These are my own designs and rhymes, home-produced, hand-illustrated, successfully tested in schools.
katewilliams_poetry
KS2 Dance Bundle – 30 Lessons of Dance!

KS2 Dance Bundle – 30 Lessons of Dance!

This KS2 Dance Bundle includes 5 SOW: Rock and Roll Bollywood Greek Dancing Rhythms World Wars Each SOW includes 6 detailed lesson plans including: Aims and objectives, equipment needed, descriptions of activities (starter, warm up, main activity, plenary etc), Organisation information and ‘coaching’ points. Song recommendations are also given with links to the song on YouTube. For more information, see the individual SOW. Enjoy!
samjball
KS2 Dance -  World Wars SOW – 6x50min lesson plans and resources

KS2 Dance - World Wars SOW – 6x50min lesson plans and resources

This resource is for KS2 teachers teaching dance through the Physical Education part of the national curriculum during any topic connected to war and battle. Within this resource there are 6 detailed 50 min lesson plans including: Aims and objectives, equipment needed, descriptions of activities (starter, warm up, main activity, plenary etc), Organisation information and ‘coaching’ points. For music I use ‘Olly Murs - Army of Two’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0zk2PCti8-c
samjball
KS2 Dance -  Rock and Roll SOW – 6x60min lesson plans and resources

KS2 Dance - Rock and Roll SOW – 6x60min lesson plans and resources

This resource is for KS2 teachers teaching dance through the Physical Education part of the national curriculum during any topic connected to America, celebration, famous people etc). Within this resource there are 6 detailed 60 min lesson plans including: Aims and objectives, equipment needed, descriptions of activities (starter, warm up, main activity, plenary etc), Organisation information and ‘coaching’ points. For music I use ‘Jail House Rock’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=plaDFJpOfMs
samjball
KS2 Dance -  Greek SOW – 6x50min lesson plans and resources

KS2 Dance - Greek SOW – 6x50min lesson plans and resources

This resource is for KS2 teachers teaching dance through the Physical Education part of the national curriculum during the topic of Greece (or any topic connected to Greece, celebration, different cultures etc). Within this resource there are 6 detailed 50 min lesson plans including: Aims and objectives, equipment needed, descriptions of activities (starter, warm up, main activity, plenary etc), Organisation information and ‘coaching’ points. For music I use ‘Zorba The Greek – Sirtaki’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dzlcxN0lxSo
samjball
KS2 Dance -  Dancing Rhythms SOW – 6x50min lesson plans and resources

KS2 Dance - Dancing Rhythms SOW – 6x50min lesson plans and resources

This resource is for KS2 teachers teaching dance through the Physical Education part of the national curriculum during the topic of South Africa (or any topic connected to South Africa, slave trade, communication etc). Within this resource there are 6 detailed 50 min lesson plans including: Aims and objectives, equipment needed, descriptions of activities (starter, warm up, main activity, plenary etc), Organisation information and ‘coaching’ points. For music I use ‘DJEMBE…The Power of Tribal Drums’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zxKHN0HSuzA
samjball
KS2 Dance -  Bollywood SOW – 6x50min lesson plans and resources

KS2 Dance - Bollywood SOW – 6x50min lesson plans and resources

This resource is for KS2 teachers teaching dance through the Physical Education part of the national curriculum during the topic of India (or any topic connected to India, celebration, different cultures etc). Within this resource there are 6 detailed 50 min lesson plans including: Aims and objectives, equipment needed, descriptions of activities (starter, warm up, main activity, plenary etc), Organisation information and ‘coaching’ points. For music I use ‘Jai Ho’ by the Pussycat Dolls https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yc5OyXmHD0w
samjball
KS3 Dance Bundle - 48 Lessons of Dance!

KS3 Dance Bundle - 48 Lessons of Dance!

This bundle is for teachers of KS3 Dance. There are 8 SOL in total, each including 6 lesson delivery PowerPoints complete with resources. Please see individual resources for more information. :)
samjball
KS3 Dance Bundle – Professional Works from the GCSE Dance Anthology

KS3 Dance Bundle – Professional Works from the GCSE Dance Anthology

This KS3 Dance Bundle – Professional Works from the GCSE Dance Anthology is for teachers of KS3 Dance. It includes 4 SOW and delivery PowerPoints to engage KS3 pupils in performance, appreciation and choreography tasks while focusing on professional works from the GCSE Dance anthology. A Linha Curva Emancipation of Expressionism Shadows Artificial Things Each 6 lesson delivery PowerPoint includes starters (bell activities), lesson objectives, homework and assessment tasks. See individual resources for more information.
samjball
KS3 Dance ‘Hairspray’ 6 lesson SOW delivery PowerPoint

KS3 Dance ‘Hairspray’ 6 lesson SOW delivery PowerPoint

This ‘Hairspray’ 6 lesson SOW and delivery PowerPoint is for teachers teaching dance at KS3. In the school where I teach, every year we have a Year 9 musical (this year was Hairspray) and all the Year 8 pupils watch during a matinee performance. This SOW has been created for my Year 8 pupils after they have watched our Year 9 performance of Hairspray. The delivery PowerPoint includes questions which refer to the performance that they have watched and the whole point of the SOW is for them to learn the finale dance ‘You can’t Stop the Beat’. You may be thinking, ‘What am I going to do with this resource?’. Well, you’re going to need to adapt it to suit you yes but it will work in a variety of ways. First of all, it can be used as a tutorial of how to turn a series of rehearsals into a series of lessons (learning other key dance skills and terminology in the process). You could use It as a guide to create your own SOW for whatever musical your school has just put on or simply show a YouTube clip of a live performance of ‘You Can’t Stop The Beat’. We haven’t chosen next years musical yet but I will be using this SOL and will adapt it to fit. The delivery PowerPoint includes starters in the form of ‘bell activities’/‘talking points’ for each lesson, homework and assessment activities at week 3 and week 6 to record progress.
samjball
KS4 GCSE Dance: A Linha Curva 6 Week delivery PowerPoint and Resources

KS4 GCSE Dance: A Linha Curva 6 Week delivery PowerPoint and Resources

This KS4 GCSE Dance: A Linha Curva 6 Week delivery PowerPoint is for teachers of AQA GCSE Dance. It is designed to be taught in the fourth half term of Year 10 (after teaching Emancipation, Expressionism, Artificial Things and Shadows) following the advice from AQA. It is to be used with AQA’s resources such as their A Linha Curva fact file and video links. Within the 6 week delivery PowerPoint there are theory and practical lessons to explore the professional work of A Linha Curva. Each lesson comes with lesson starters in the form of ‘bell activities’/’Talking Points’ and lesson objectives. Homework tasks and all resources needed for this PowerPoint are included.
samjball
GCSE Dance Bundle - Set Dances: Breathe and Shift

GCSE Dance Bundle - Set Dances: Breathe and Shift

This bundle includes 4 delivery PowerPoints to teach the GCSE Set dances. Year 9 GCSE Dance Taster Set Dance Breathe Year 9 GCSE Dance Taster Set Dance Shift KS4 GCSE Dance Set Dance Breathe KS4 GCSE Dance Set Dance Shift. Please see the individual recourses for detailed information.
samjball
Year 9 GCSE Dance Taster: Shift 6 lesson delivery PowerPoint and Homework Handouts

Year 9 GCSE Dance Taster: Shift 6 lesson delivery PowerPoint and Homework Handouts

This GCSE Taster : Shift 6 lesson delivery PowerPoint has been created for teachers of Dance preparing their Year 9 pupils for GCSE. Over the 6 lessons, pupils will explore the GCSE Set Dance: Shift along with appreciation tasks linked with section A of the written exam paper (component 2). E.g. The components of Dance (actions, dynamics, space and relationships), performance skills etc. PLEASE NOTE: I have created this resource to follow the GCSE Taster : Breathe 6 lesson SOW as some of the exam questions relate to the Breathe set dance. The Shift breakdown sections were created using the resources on the AQA website and print screened images of the YouTube video of Shift. The PowerPoint also includes starters (bell activities), lesson objectives, homework tasks and assessment material. This resource also includes homework handouts. Enjoy!
samjball
Year 9 GCSE Dance Taster: Breathe 6 Lesson Delivery PowerPoint and Homework handouts

Year 9 GCSE Dance Taster: Breathe 6 Lesson Delivery PowerPoint and Homework handouts

This GCSE Taster : Breathe 6 lesson Delivery PowerPoint has been created for teachers of Dance preparing their Year 9 pupils for GCSE. Over the 6 lessons, pupils will explore the GCSE Set Dance: Breathe along with appreciation tasks linked with section A of the written exam paper (component 2). E.g. Warm up, performance skills etc. The Breathe breakdown sections were created using the resources on the AQA website and print screened images of the YouTube video of Breathe. The PowerPoint also includes starters (bell activities), lesson objectives, homework tasks and assessment material. This resource also includes homework handouts. Enjoy!
samjball
NEW GCSE Dance Posters- 6 Anthology Works highlighting key facts and basic descriptions

NEW GCSE Dance Posters- 6 Anthology Works highlighting key facts and basic descriptions

This set of 6 engaging Posters highlight the facts and basic descriptions for each AQA GCSE Dance set professional work. Ideal for displays in studios, corridors and changing rooms, but can also be a great support for the lower abilities or as basic revision/starting point for students to become familiar with the knowledge to later apply their interpretative and evaluative understanding.
rscarlett16
A Level Dance Matthew Bourne Revision Guide

A Level Dance Matthew Bourne Revision Guide

I have created a revision guide for my A Level students and have pulled together a summary of the following information on Sleeping Beauty and The Car Man: Key facts about the works Use of dance styles Analysis of constituent features Key influences Bourne’s work in the context of the independent contemporary dance area of study Hope it is useful!
rebecca_barrett1
KS1 Circus Theme Dance planning

KS1 Circus Theme Dance planning

Included in this pack is the medium and short term planning, consisting of 4 separate lessons, resulting in groups of children to create a dance to circus theme music. Each lesson includes objectives, success criteria, teaching and assessment points. There are also idea cards and picture prompts to help with childrens dance ideas (taken from www.britishcouncil.org/learnenlighskids) Stimulus - Circus music clip https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1D5Sa2Yq-2g This dance topic is suitable for children from Early Years to Year 3, with adjustments. I have taught it with several year groups and they have thoroughly enjoyed it! It’s great fun filming the finished dance 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
Poetry Resources for KS1 and KS2

Poetry Resources for KS1 and KS2

Poetry-based lesson plans and scripts for KS1 and KS2 children. Great for exploration of narrative poetry and for giving a range of performances. This bundle includes a lesson plan based on a WW1 poem, a short lesson plan based on an autumn-themed poem, a script version of The Pied Piper of Hamelin, and a mini script of Matilda (who told lies and was burned to death) by Hilaire Belloc.
AliJC
KS1 Autumn Poem Lesson Plan

KS1 Autumn Poem Lesson Plan

This KS1 lesson plan explores the autumn-themed poem The Leaves (by an unknown author) which describes the sights and sounds on a windy night in autumn. The drama lesson encourages children to bring these sights and sounds to life, performing the poem using mime, dance, expressive movements, and a sound orchestra! This is a great lesson for linking to a project on the seasons, night-time animals, or for a PE session. It runs for 20-30 minutes and does not require any equipment but needs a hall or large space for it to work effectively. This lesson plan includes suggested follow-on tasks and activities.
AliJC
History Plays Bundle

History Plays Bundle

Five fabulous play scripts which explore different periods in history: WW1 and WW2; Victorian mill children; Britain’s child migrants and the history of the theatre - part one! Fabulous teaching resources, perfect for shared reading, assemblies, or performances. Each play also contains great activities and tasks for further classroom work.
AliJC
Early Years Christmas Songs & Music

Early Years Christmas Songs & Music

A bundle of early years Christmas songs and festive music activities: Away In A Manger backing track & piano music Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer backing track & piano music Dance Of The Stars & Moon (perfect for a twinkly star or angel dance) What A Lovely Christmas Tree song Selection of musical games for Christmas
FCarpenter
Alice In Wonderland Songs

Alice In Wonderland Songs

A collection of songs from the writings of Lewis Carroll - I’ve set all of the ‘Alice’ poems to music in a suitably bizarre way - so let me know if you need one that’s not featured here. These resources would be an excellent part of any work or presentation featuring the "Alice in Wonderland’ or ‘Through The Looking Glass’ stories.
musicals4kidz
Humpty Dumpty's recitation  from 'Alice'

Humpty Dumpty's recitation from 'Alice'

This is Humpty Dumpty’s recitation set to a rather modern backing style. This would fit in with any module of working involving ‘Alice’ by Lewis Carroll. I’ve set all of the ‘Alice’ poems to music so let me know if there’s anything you are looking for.
musicals4kidz
The Mock Turtle's Song - The Lobster Quadrille

The Mock Turtle's Song - The Lobster Quadrille

The Mock Turtle’s Song from Alice In Wonderland, set to an unexpected tune - not a quadrille at all - but then the turtle was a mock turtle, so nothing is as expected! It’s a very infectious melody and this piece would fit in with any study or presentation of Lewis Carroll’s work. I’ve set all of his ‘Alice’ poems to music, so if you need anything just ask!
musicals4kidz
Jabberwocky  Song

Jabberwocky Song

Lewis Carroll’s Jabberwocky, set to music. Can be used to augment any drama or performing work, or as an introduction to any work on Alice. I’ve set all of Lewis Carroll’s poems to music, in as bizarre a way as possible - if you need music to any of his other work , let me know. It would be a great Performing Arts project for the pupils to devise their own presentation of the stories using the songs as a framework.
musicals4kidz