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The Alphabet Nativity Play; Perfect for special needs, pre-school,primary, all age and inclusion

The Alphabet Nativity Play; Perfect for special needs, pre-school,primary, all age and inclusion

This script is perfect for VISUAL LEARNERS as it is narrated in rhyme as an alphabet poem 26 key words represented by an illustrated letter which is displayed when the keyword is mentioned. Perfect for SPECIAL NEEDS, especially HEARING IMPAIRED as actions are included for the children to do together to represent the word. The story can be ‘walked through’ by actors without speaking parts, although the script also includes 9 simple optional songs too, some of which offer opportunities for character solos if you choose to use them in that way. The songs that are included are particularly well suited for young children, using familiar children's tunes with very simple repetitive lyrics. The lack of necessary stage movement would make it ideal for GROUPS WITH DISABILITIES. Doing the actions as a group would be well suited to any individuals who don’t like the personal pressure or attention of a ‘performance’. The script is easier for THOSE WITH MEMORY PROBLEMS, as the illustrated letters act as a visual prompt and the option of including the 'Action Superstar' can act as a demonstration for the group to copy. There is also an option (which is great fun and I highly recommend) of including an ‘Instructor’ who interacts with the audience in a pantomime style and the already mentioned ‘Action Superstar’ who demonstrates each of the actions to the 26 keywords mentioned during the story. This would make it perfect to PERFORM TO OR AS A WHOLE SCHOOL with the instructor getting the rest of the children to join in, assuming you have someone confident enough to take the instructor role. The Instructor, a sort of pantomime style character, holds signs up for the audience at the appropriate moments (or for the rest of the children/choir etc) to say (‘NO’, ‘AH!’ ‘SH’ etc). In true pantomime style, the response isn’t good enough and the Instructor, also using rhyme and rhythm, tells them so (eg, “That really isn’t good enough…let’s have another ‘ah!’ Remember, he’s the cutest baby that you’ve seen by far!”) I have included a large portion of the script as a preview below to give you a feel of how it will work, together with a copy of the free alphabet poem which is included with the script. The script itself can be obtained from my website www.bestchildrensnativity.com for £9.95 and includes the instantly downloadable script, 9 simple songs using familiar childrens tunes and easily remembered words, sheet music plus mp3 backing tracks, the free Christmas Story Alphabet Poem, and my trademark Alphabet Nativity Roll Call Poem, which gives everyone the opportunity to stand and take a bow and respond in 'register' style. This is a great opportunity to include several aspects and forms of poetry in your curriculum (eg. alphabet poem, story poem, a play in rhyme and rhythm, using nursery rhyme tunes for the songs) and can be used for INCLUSION OF ALL AGES AND ABILITIES AND SPECIAL NEEDS.
angelaspoems
The Simplest Nativity Play Ever! Individual cast's parts are prepared ready to print and distribute.

The Simplest Nativity Play Ever! Individual cast's parts are prepared ready to print and distribute.

I write nativity plays for schools and churches with narration, and acting parts completely in rhyme and rhythm. Short speaking parts of a couple of rhyming lines each make everyone feel special and are very simple to remember. This particular script is a time saver too because every person's part has a 'script prompt card' ready for you to simply print off and distribute (these could even be used for an unrehearsed performance) This script is my most popular as it can even be performed at short notice with NO REHEARSAL. The narrator tells the story and every actor's lines are preceded with an obvious prompt like : "And so Joseph knocked on the first door he found It opened ajar and a head popped around. The innkeeper listened, while Joseph said..... “Do you have a room and a lovely warm bed?” Even the direction is simple as an instructor says scripted rhyming instructions as part of the play eg... "So Mary and Joseph will you start to walk? And if you don’t mind we’ll (I’ll) continue to talk." The script has 2 alternative endings so that you can choose between a biblical ending and a more general message, and is provided as an instantly downloadable, editable word document for £9.95 WITH NO EXTRAS, AND NO LICENCE FEE from my website www.bestchildrensnativity.com, including all of the preprepared scripts prompts which are ready to simply print and distribute. No music is included but appropriate carols are suggested to use at the relevant places, or just omit songs or use past familiar favourites. I also include extras such as my trademark "Nativity Roll Call Poem" which provides an opportunity for each individual to stand and take a bow, and a free shape poem called The Unending Christmas Story which is included as a download with this resource. As I write the scripts for my own use annually as a nativity organiser, I can relate to your needs and am available by email for suggestions to help with tackling any specific difficulties via my website.
angelaspoems
Cinderella Christmas Play

Cinderella Christmas Play

Cinderella Christmas Play This script is actually based on a PSHE unit of work - on how understanding one another's perspectives can help resolve a conflict. But I have included it in my Christmas collection because there is reference to Christmas at the beginning and the end of the play. The script could be extended by the inclusion of some of the 40 Xmas jokes available free off this website or www.plays-r-ussell.com Cast of 30 - easily adapted up or down; likewise, with duration - reading time approx 10 minutes (plus music suggestions - taking assembly time to around 20-30 minutes) Sample Text Music 5: Sisters are Doin’ it for Themselves – Eurythmics (All three sisters sing and dance – chorus and couple of verses) Narrator: (Applauding) Bravo! Bravo! Which brings us to a truly happy ending. It looks like this family really will live happily ever after. Cinderella: But of course life’s not always like a fairy tale with a fairy tale ending. Father: Some people go through their lives taking their misery out on others. Stepsister 1: Which is why it’s so important sometimes to stop and think about why we are behaving in a particular way. Stepsister 2: If we are unhappy we should talk about it – not just take it out on others. Stepsister 1: Understanding why we are behaving the way we are is half the battle. Stepsister 2: Then we can do something about it. Stepsisters 1 & 2: (Together) And feel happy again! Narrator: And perhaps especially at this festive time of year, we should all be thinking about how we can make ourselves happy – by making others so! Father: And to that end, we would like to share the following with you. Take it away, girls!
suesplays
Moanas Missing Christmas Tree Pantomime Script for 6-12 year olds

Moanas Missing Christmas Tree Pantomime Script for 6-12 year olds

Moana has returned to visit her parents for Christmas only to wake up one morning to find their magic Christmas tree has been stolen by the Grinch! They must climb Mount Crumpit to retrieve it in time for their party or Christmas will be ruined! This is an original script I created for my 7-11 year olds Acting course through their suggestions. There are 2 very flexible song suggestions and 2 dance suggestions: these can be performed / changed / adapted however the director sees fit.
kirstyday86
Lyrics for Oliver

Lyrics for Oliver

These are the song sheets to accompany my Oliver Production if it was being performed as a musical. They are all ready to print off.
rosie_m
Titanic Drama SOW

Titanic Drama SOW

This SOW is based around the Titanic disaster and spans over 7 lessons. Each lesson explores a different aspect of the Titanic and includes differing drama skills. The PowerPoint is ready to be used in your lessons and can be easily adapted depending on the age group. This SOW also includes an assessment (practical and written). For this project you will need to purchase a copy of a script (I have provided a link).
lydia_millar13
Sleeping Beauty Pantomime

Sleeping Beauty Pantomime

Sleeping Beauty Pantomime Cast of around 30 - easily adaptable up or down. Duration - around 20 minutes not including music suggestions (which take it up to about 30 minutes). This is an adaptation of the original Sleeping Beauty script, available off the Literature and PSHE section of www.plays-r-ussell.com - the final twist taking a very festive turn in the company of Dame Rudolph (who really should cut back on those carrots) and a very disgruntled prince. Happily, there are more than enough bad jokes in Santa's sack to turn his frown upside down! Sample Text: Father Christmas: And so, you will have fun! Those fairies may have run out of magic but I have plenty to spare! (Turns to cast) Oh, yes I have! Cast: Oh no you haven’t! Narrator: (Holding head) And there I was thinking we’d got away without having to make those awful gags! Father Christmas: But this is meant to be a panto, right? (Whole cast cheers) Father Christmas: I see you have the good (Good Fairies perform a twirl and whole cast cheers) And the bad (Wicked Fairy performs a quick twirl and whole cast boos) But what about a dame? And what about some seriously bad jokes? Oh dear! Who’s in charge here? Narrator: (Apologetically) That would be me. And I admit, I was trying to keep this play free of all the normal panto stereotypes. Father Christmas: Oh really? (Pauses) Oh no, we can’t have that. (Father Christmas whistles and ‘large’ Rudolph waddles over) Father Christmas: Hey, Rudolph! Rudolph: (In squeaky, high-pitched ‘Damish’ voice) Yes, master? Father Christmas: Fancy livening things up around here? Other Pantomimes available off www.plays-r-ussell.com and TES website: • Sleeping Beauty and the 22 Dwarfs • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Plus a large selection of other Christmas plays
suesplays
Francis (KS2, Fiction) - creative ideas for planning discussion, writing and art

Francis (KS2, Fiction) - creative ideas for planning discussion, writing and art

This resource contains ideas for creative literacy planning for the spine-tingling film 'Francis' by Dave Eggars. This film is available on the Literacy Shed. Suitable for Key Stage 2. It contains tried and tested ideas for: - engaging your class in vibrant discussion - applying their ideas to a piece of imaginative and creative writing - illuminating their work with innovative artwork This 'Have you Tried?' resource can form the basis for an outstanding, cross-curricular unit of literacy work. Story synopsis: Teenager Francis Brandywine, on a camping trip with her parents, seeks solitude with a night-time jaunt on the lake. Under the stars, she’s perfectly alone. Or is she...? The film’s final twist is the perfect inspiration for creative writing. For more ideas like this, visit articulateeducation.co.uk
articulate_education
Grease Musical Movie Wordsearch Drama Performing Arts Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Grease Musical Movie Wordsearch Drama Performing Arts Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Grease'. 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. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Oliver Full Production Pack

Oliver Full Production Pack

**This pack includes** An Adaptation of Oliver Script: This is a script that has been performed successfully by primary school aged children with adults, but can be performed by high school age and above. It's 1 hour without an interval but has been written as two 30 minute Acts. Including the music adds about 10 minutes on each Act. The lines are suitable for children to learn (in our performance Oliver and Dodger were 8 years old) and has a suitable ending for a children's production. The cover picture gives you an idea of costume and staging. I have had media consents to use this picture. Oliver Poster Template: This is an A4 size poster to accompany my Oliver Production. Easy to edit with a striking design. Just enter your details, the rest is done for you. Oliver Tickets Template: An A4 printable sheet of 8 Tickets to accompany my Oliver Production. Easy to edit and looks very effective when printed on card. Just enter your details, the rest is done for you.
rosie_m