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Henry V Shakespeare Act 1 Activities

Henry V Shakespeare Act 1 Activities

A range of activities, from Drama to close language analysis to build confidence and start exploring Shakespeare’s ‘Henry V’. The Drama activity comes from an INSET where I wrote up some notes but could easily be done in small groups or through drawing if there isn’t space for Drama activities. Any edition of the play can be used, I printed out some key bits from the Folger online so didn’t need books at all.
Tt13
Murder at Markham Manor- drama starter for mystery fiction

Murder at Markham Manor- drama starter for mystery fiction

This is a short ‘Whodunit?’ play I created. I used it with a Year 7 class but it would be suitable for any KS3 year group. There are 11 parts in the play, I have included an instructions sheet which explains how the play works. I used this as a starter activity to introduce mystery writing and building of suspense. Enjoy!
christineodonnell19
Brighton Rock | Pilot Theatre Resource Pack with Workshop Exercises

Brighton Rock | Pilot Theatre Resource Pack with Workshop Exercises

Pilot Theatre and York Theatre Royal present a brand new adaptation of Graham Greene’s classic noir thriller Brighton Rock, written by Bryony Lavery, directed by Esther Richardson, with new music by the composer Hannah Peel. This is a great show for all Key Stage 4 and 5 students with strong links to literature and performing arts. It will be a brilliant opportunity for students of Drama and Performing Arts at GCSE, BTEC or A level to experience cutting edge contemporary live theatre. It is an ideal fit as a companion to studying the original novel story by Graham Greene. The pack includes text and video interviews with the creative team, an introduction to the author and text, workshop exercises, rehearsal photography, and links to online resources to enable students to gain an insight into the process of developing the work from page to stage. It is a fast paced narrative explored by an innovative contemporary theatre company. The fearless young protagonists in the play are overseen by the menacing Dark Angels and brought to life by Bryony Lavery’s gritty dialogue. The play is underscored by a vibrant, original soundtrack composed and performed by Hannah Peel. Workshops are available throughout the tour. Contact Pilot at or 01904 635755 for more information. Resource pack created by Bev Veasey and designed by Sam Johnson. Photography by Ben Pugh and Sam Johnson.
PilotTheatre
Football World Cup Russia 2018 KS2 Assembly Playscript by Robert Reed

Football World Cup Russia 2018 KS2 Assembly Playscript by Robert Reed

This play celebrates the 21st FIFA World Cup in Russia. It has been written in a fun and lively style offering information concerning the history of football and the World Cup. The play offers opportunities for comedy acting and playing some football on stage. The play is suitable for performance by children in Key Stage Two. The run-time for the performance is 15 minutes. There is a total of 23 roles; 3 roles are recommended for acting by girls and 3 roles are recommended for performance by boys. With doubling of roles as suggested, the play could be performed by 19 children. 12 pages including notes for staging, props, costumes and music suggestions.
ERscripts
KS2 Class Assemblies

KS2 Class Assemblies

6 KS2 Class Assemblies: -Dilemmas -The Plague and Great Fire of London -Fantastic Mr. Fox -Iron Man -Teeth and Healthy Eating -7 Continents
mark harland
KS1 Summer Show/Assembly with songs and activity pack included!

KS1 Summer Show/Assembly with songs and activity pack included!

Gordon’s Jungle Grumble is an original play script and songs written for children aged between 5-7 years, it is specifically adapted for children learning English as an additional language. Perfect for an assembly or summer show it comes with 6 original songs as backing tracks and teachers guidance on stage ideas and costumes. No more looking for appropriate songs to sing, the songs match the script and are easy for any teacher to learn with their class. A unique and fun story that has everything you need to organise a class/Key Stage performance. What you will get with this download: 1 An original, fun story script of over 1000 words written by a KS1 teacher. 2 Child friendly songs available exclusively as backing tracks with links to Youtube videos containing lyrics. 3 A powerpoint with all the lyrics to download. 4 Class activity worksheets linked to the story. 5 Teacher guidance on ideas for dances and stage design. NB The videos containing lyrics for the songs can also be found on ClassBerry's Youtube channel. However the backing tracks can only be found on this download. You will need a MP3 compatible player on your computer to listen to the backing tracks and follow along with the words at Class Berry... https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyoZkqvUezw5EAOiZTpZOcw
ClassBerry
South America Class Assembly Script

South America Class Assembly Script

A script for a class assembly based around the topic of South America or the Rain forest. Plot - Two tourist want to visit South America but cant decide which county to go to. Travel agents give tourist lots of useful information about different counties. Then Bear Grylls enters and asked the tourists to go on a survival adventure with him. Children 'survive' in the jungle and are later interviewed by Holy and Phil about their adventure. 17 speaking parts - extras can include children dressed as rain forest animals and singing parts. Includes PowerPoint presentation.
rjbenn
KS2 Ancient Egypt Assembly!

KS2 Ancient Egypt Assembly!

Complete Ancient Egypt assembly script with songs, Prezi, lyrics and questions to ask the audience! My school really enjoyed watching this assembly and the children had a lot of fun working on it! Hopefully the script will get both the children and the staff at your school laughing. The assembly covers a range of topics including the pyramids, Tutankhamun, Lord Carnavon and Howard Carter, mummies and much more.
s_hart9
World Cup 2018 Leavers Assembly

World Cup 2018 Leavers Assembly

World Cup 2018 Leavers’ Assembly Duration: around 15 minutes. Cast size suitable for one class - or year group of two or three classes. Who would have thought Mr. Head would have so much trouble in this Leavers' Assembly - disciplining his own staff?! There's Mr. Place - a geography teacher with an unfortunate temper; there's Mrs Sums - with an unfortunate obsession with numbers; there's Mrs Write - with her unfortunate outspokenness ... are you spotting a pattern here? And as for Mr. Force from the science department ... well, let's just say he might have pushed his luck just that little bit too far on this occasion! Anyway, hat's off to Mr. Head as he struggles on. After all, football is just a game, isn't it?! Sample Text Mr. Head: Ah! Mrs Write, our Literacy expert! Mrs Write: (Enunciating every word slowly and perfectly) Good morning, Mr. Head. Good Morning, children! Students: Good morning, Mrs Write! Mrs Write: Before we go any further, I do feel it is important that our children can tell the difference between fact and fantasy! Mr. Head: Er, don't you mean facts and opinions? Mrs Write: (Impatiently) Just so! Though some of my students seem to be indulging in some very worrying fantasies at the moment. Student 1: But you're always telling us to use our imaginations, Miss! Mrs Write: ‘Tis true. But we also need to keep a certain hold on reality. And, to put it bluntly .... (pausing) Mr. Head: (Impatiently) Yes, Mrs Write. We haven't got all day! Mrs Write: Well, as long as you can assure me that I won't upset anyone in speaking my mind? Mr. Head: It's never stopped you in the past! Mrs Write: (Cagily) Well, it's about England's chances of winning the World Cup! Mr. Head: Ah! (Pauses) Now I see where you're coming from. Could I suggest you proceed with extreme caution? With extreme tact, even? Mrs Write: Oh don't you worry! You're looking at somebody who can not only write to the highest standard but is also always right in everything she says .. Mr. Head: (Aside) And so modest with it! Mrs Write: Let me just tell anyone who is nursing any illusions about England winning Mr. Head: (Anxiously) I think I mentioned tact, Mrs Write? Mrs Write: Well .... (takes a deep breath and then blurts out) England doesn't stand the faintest chance of winning the World Cup! (Mr. Head covers his head in despair, as all students rise to their feet in uproar) Mrs Write: You see what I mean? Somebody had to tell them! They shouldn't be allowed to continue believing in this fantasy! Mr. Head: (In exasperation) Mrs Write! Have you ever heard the expression ‘Like a bull in a china shop'?
suesplays
OCR GCSE Drama Concept Pro-Forma Guidance Booklet

OCR GCSE Drama Concept Pro-Forma Guidance Booklet

Here is a detailed guidance booklet for the OCR 'Presenting and Performing Texts' unit of the GCSE Drama qualification. This booklet covers all the questions on the concept pro-forma individually. For each question: * Students are given a breakdown of what the question is asking them to do, along with detailed guidance on how best to tackle the question * Top Tips for each question, along with suggested activities they can do to help them successfully prepare for the questions * Detailed exemplars (in this booklet I use DNA as the exemplar text) for each and every question in order to model strong responses. This is everything your students need to successfully tackle the pro-forma and to make the best possible impression with the visiting examiner! Buy in confidence from a TES recommended gold author!
ajs12345
The Crucible Exploration

The Crucible Exploration

Aimed at OCR A Level Drama 'Deconstructing Texts for Performance' unit, but can be used for other specifications. Includes: Social, Historical and Cultural Context (Arthur Miller, Puritanism, Salem witch trials Plot breakdown Characters Themes Practical exercises focusing on directing the script
Dasha1988