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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle! An Assembly about Plastic Pollution.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle! An Assembly about Plastic Pollution.

This is an assembly I wrote for my year 4 class production that got good reviews from the critics (parents, teachers and children!) who watched it. It could be adapted in any way you want, including for any year group in Key Stage 2 or Key Stage 3. The pack contains the following: - a Microsoft Word script (with space on the left to write children's names) and a PDF version; - a PowerPoint which has all the pictures and videos in the correct order; - and the original video files themselves (because you'll need them to link to the PowerPoint if you want it to play automatically - I couldn't find a way to do it because I converted it from a Google Slides document). Reduce, reuse, recycle!
d_bunyan
The Merchant of Venice - based on William Shakespeare's play - Reading Comprehension

The Merchant of Venice - based on William Shakespeare's play - Reading Comprehension

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text narrates the story/ plot summary of The Merchant of Venice based on William Shakespeare's famous play. After carefully reading a text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False, gap filling and character match exercises. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
MariaPht
Comedy - Charlie Chaplin

Comedy - Charlie Chaplin

A week's worth of lessons (4) on silent movies, with a focus on Charlie Chaplin. Includes a full PowerPoint presentation, a sequencing activity, an activity requiring students to read facial expressions, and a comprehension activity.
QTPie
Comedy - Jesters

Comedy - Jesters

Written for a low ability Year 8 group and worked really well. A week's worth of lessons (4), looking at early comedy in the form of courtroom jesters. Associated sheets and resources also included. Activities include 'a day in the life', designing your own jester, and creating a job advertisement.
QTPie
Be Careful What You Wish For - class script and workshop activities

Be Careful What You Wish For - class script and workshop activities

When a group of children stumble into an abandoned castle, they soon realise they are not alone. Greeted by wishes on the walls, gate keepers and a some blank pages, the group are granted one wish each, but some put more thought into it than others... This 25 play is suitable as a class read for workshopping, or as a script for performance. It's accompanied by a empathy based workshop entitled 'Facing Your Fears' with lots of drama exercises and activities for the group. *performance rights for the script must be purchased via the publisher: http://www.lazybeescripts.co.uk/Authors/Author.aspx?iIA=446
jbous
Printable Sugar Skull Masks,  Color + B&W Versions Included, Day Of The Dead, Dia De Los Muertos

Printable Sugar Skull Masks, Color + B&W Versions Included, Day Of The Dead, Dia De Los Muertos

Celebrate & Learn about Day of The Dead with these printable Sugar Skull Masks! Sugar skulls, or calaveras in Spanish, are decorative skulls made out of sugar or clay which are used during the Mexican celebration, Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead. These masks are the perfect arts and crafts activity to go along with Day of The Dead activities and children's books. Kids can use the masks as props to extend creative play in the classroom and at home! Color the black and white masks or choose from the blue, green, or pink masks included in this set. Print on copy paper or card stock. Instructions are included! 5 pages + cover & credits page = 7 pages total.
vlrynn
Summer Assembly for Key Stage One

Summer Assembly for Key Stage One

Summer Assembly for Key Stage One Sunshine and the seaside - how can you not love the summer? Have a word with our poor narrator - first it's hay fever and then ... that wasp! Cast of 30 - easily adaptable up or down. Duration - around 10 minutes, though this can be extended with the addition of suggested poems. This is one of a collection of assemblies on The Seasons - the others all available separately (Autumn, Winter and Spring) from this website and www.plays-r-ussell.com Sample Text: (Sound of another kind of buzzing) (Whole cast fling their arms around, in agitation) (Enter wasp, Child 29) Narrator: Oh dear! Just when everything was so perfect! A wasp! Wasp: Hey! That’s not very nice! Narrator: And neither are you! Always making a nuisance of yourself! Wasp: Well, I do love those picnics! Narrator: But we don’t love you! Especially not your stings! Wasp: Well, (looking at the cast) if you wouldn’t all wave your arms around! That just gets me really angry! Narrator: And there’s nothing worse than an angry wasp! (Narrator swats wasp away with a piece of newspaper) Narrator: Be off with you!
suesplays
Vocal skills  audit

Vocal skills audit

A handy grid that can be used to identify strengths and weaknesses within the voice.This can then be used as a way of focusing on how to improve your own voice
cathydarcy