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Olwyn Wymark- Find Me PowerPoint

Olwyn Wymark- Find Me PowerPoint

SoW which includes: -information about playwright - plot - themes - Social, Historical and cultural context - structure - practical exercises - *optional slides for preparing for OCR A Level Drama and Theatre Exploring and Performing Texts component
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The Ugly Duckling Guided Reading Script

The Ugly Duckling Guided Reading Script

The Ugly Duckling Guided Reading Script or Readers Theater for Group of six speakers This is one of a collection of Hans Christian Andersen stories and includes teaching input, discussion and suggestions for further activities - i.e. ample content for a lesson. It can equally be used as a literary or PSHE resource. It could also be used as a small play, for performance, with a few ‘tweaks’ and the addition of the music suggestions below. Music 1. ‘There once was an ugly duckling’ song 2. Swan Lake – Tchaikovsky 3. You’re so Vain – Carly Simon Cast of 6: Narrator The Ugly Duckling Farmyard Turkey Swan 1, 2 & 3 Duration: Around 10 minutes reading time Sample Text 1 Ugly Duckling: ‘Oh dear!’ Narrator: (Puzzled) Pardon? Ugly Duckling: ‘Oh dear!’ I mean, that was the first thing I heard when I emerged into this world. Swan 1: Oh, you poor, dear sweetheart! Farmyard Turkey: (Mimicking Swan 1) Ah bless! You little darling! Swan 2: (To Turkey) What is your problem? Did nobody ever show you any love? Farmyard Turkey: Well, now you come to mention it, no! Swan 3: Oh dear! That would explain a lot! Farmyard Turkey: (Angrily) I beg your pardon? Heh, I’ve survived, haven’t I? And not, may I add, done so very badly for myself! Think farmyard status again! Narrator: Oh, you and your farmyard status! I wonder how you’d have fared outside that yard, in the bigger world? Farmyard Turkey: (Anxiously) Ooh, you wouldn’t get me going beyond the farmyard gate! Ugly Duckling: And that’s exactly to and beyond where I was chased! Narrator: But, hold on a minute. What about those other ducklings? Swan 1: Yeah. Those first brothers and sisters of yours? Swan 2: Didn’t they stand by you? Swan 3: Didn’t they stick up for you? Ugly Duckling: You are joking? From the minute they saw me they made fun of me! Sample Text 2 (Demonstrating PHSE link) Narrator: Nah! Ever heard the expression, beauty is in the eye of the beholder? Swan 2: Meaning? Narrator: That what is ugly and unattractive to one person, is totally beautiful to another! Ugly Duckling: A shame my brothers and sisters didn’t see that! Narrator: Because you were different from them. And sometimes being different is quite scary to others. They feel threatened. Ugly Duckling: They feel threatened? They want to feel what it’s like to be on the receiving end! Narrator: Which is why we should always treat others as we’d like to be treated ourselves.
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An Inspector Calls – The Story  by J. B. Priestley - Reading Comprehension Text

An Inspector Calls – The Story by J. B. Priestley - Reading Comprehension Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text gives a summary of J. B. Priestley's play "An Inspector Calls" that explores love, morals and infidelity in the materialistic culture of the 1910s. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False exercises, a gap filling exercise and a character match exercise. After completeing the exercises, students are given questions on materialism to answer in class. 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. Please note that a full answer key is included.
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Alice in Wonderland - Play script

Alice in Wonderland - Play script

This play script has been based on the story of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. With loveable and well known characters, lots of fun and action, this piece is a great choice for a school or drama club production. It has been written with some musical numbers being suggested throughout, although these can be changed to suit your cast/facilities. There are 17 speaking roles of varying sizes and a chorus can be added to suit. This makes it accessible to both small and large schools and groups. Please contact me via my shop if you have any queries. This particular script is © to PMarshall at SoundsDramatic. All Rights Reserved. Purchase of this script gives usage to perform within your school, but may not be shared or passed on outwith. For repeated performances, please purchase the school licence.
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KS2 film making lesson plan with easy to follow resources and assessments

KS2 film making lesson plan with easy to follow resources and assessments

Children are often engaged when they have a context/ purpose for their writing. This is a unit of plan that I use to engage my whole class and encourage and inspire the children's activities. Children will use newspaper reports and convert them into news reports using iPads and iMovie. They will learn technical language to describe shot sizes and they'll understand why different shot sizes are used on their favourite TV programs. This unit comes with an end of unit assessment and meets NC objectives for Computing and Literacy writing and speaking and listening. The skills learnt will enable children to create VLOGS, short drama narratives, recounts and these products all look great on school websites and social media accounts.
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Nativity Project Lessons - Christmas Play Writing

Nativity Project Lessons - Christmas Play Writing

CREATIVE R.E./LITERACY/DRAMA PROJECT. 2-3 LESSONS OR MORE. This resource includes a project book based on the story of the Nativity. This project works methodically through Bloom's to ensure that there is a progress of thought and challenge throughout. Easily adaptable to increase/decrease challenge.
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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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Pressure (Nationwide Theatre Tour 2018)

Pressure (Nationwide Theatre Tour 2018)

David Haig's Pressure tells the extraordinary and little known story of one man who changed the course of war, and our lives, forever. Practical activities include script extracts and support understanding around themes/ characters and context. These activities are suitable for both Drama and English and are suitable for use before and after seeing the play. D-Day, June 5th 1944. 350,000 lives depend on the most important weather forecast of all time. Pressure is the remarkable real-life tale of two warring Allied meteorologists tasked with predicting the weather conditions for the D-Day landings. 72 hours prior to the D-Day landings, Scottish meteorologist, Group Captain James Stagg, advises General Eisenhower on the weather conditions likely to prevail when 350,000 troops are to be sent across the Channel in Operation Overlord.
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Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (Nationwide Theatre Tour 2018)

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (Nationwide Theatre Tour 2018)

Includes background information about Robert Louis Stevenson's story and interview with playwright David Edgar on the differences in this adaptation touring nationwide Feb - May 2018. Practical activities include script extracts and support understanding around themes/ characters and context. These activities are suitable for both Drama and English and are suitable for use before and after seeing the play. Resources created by Jenny Cameron, Performing Arts Teacher and Director of Stage Door Learning.
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