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Christmas Songs:- Dance along to Xmas songs!

Christmas Songs:- Dance along to Xmas songs!

Christmas Songs - is a playlist of Xmas songs, the students choose the song and then everyone can party along. These are popular classics, that everyone knows and if not the lyrics are included. The activity is interactive for students to choose a song. It has an accompanying Visual symbol Board to print out. It was created for students with special needs (SEN) for teaching life skills but can be used as a valuable resource for early years.. On TES I have created a Christmas resources which has fun activities to celebrate Xmas and a Making Mince Pies:- Visual Recipe or Making Gingerbread People: Visual Recipe- check them out
pearp
A Mean Old Man - Scrooge gets up to date! Full Length Musical for Secondary Schools and Sixth Form

A Mean Old Man - Scrooge gets up to date! Full Length Musical for Secondary Schools and Sixth Form

This is a full length musical packed with outstanding songs - there's no 'filler' here! Scrooge is an estate agent, pay day loan shark, scrap gold merchant with an intern on a government training scheme. THERE CAN BE OVER 60 SPEAKING PARTS. PLEASE listen to the overview or go to the You Tube movie of the songs as performed by pupils at a secondary school. I've attached some of the backing tracks to give a flavour of the quality of the music on offer. There's really too much stuff to put it on to the TES site. I will provide what you need including full scores, backing tracks demo tracks and any other advice you need. Here's a synopsis: A Mean Old Man Synopsis Scrooge is alive and well and living in your local town as the proprietor of ‘Scrooge and Marley’ - estate agent, ‘unwanted’ gold dealer and pay day loan shark. His long suffering clerk is still Bob Cratchit; Bob is on a Government training scheme but the only education he gets from Scrooge is in the school of hard knocks. Cratchit moonlights in a band - he hopes to make it on an X Factor type programme but he has to keep regular money coming in to support Mrs Cratchit and the improbable number of Cratchettes - including of course a simpering do goody Tiny Tim (or Tina depending on casting). The show starts with a dance duet performed to a smoky jazz number ‘Wish For The Moon’ which tells Scrooge that his number is up. The dancers personify giving and taking and dance around a static figure with his back to the audience. Carol singers enter and ask Scrooge for a donation - whoops! Then we have the charity collectors who are dismissed, followed in short order by Darren and Sharon - Scrooge’s nephew and his - well - common (in every respect) law wife. Scrooge refuses their kind overtures and reluctantly gives Cratchit Christmas day off; Cratchit escapes the office and meets up with his fellow band members who wonder what they would do with all that money. As Scrooge reaches home we are treated to the sight of Marley (complete with dreadlocks and FX on Ghetto Blaster) who resembles his cousin Bob very strongly; in his own brand of punk ska he warns Scrooge of the three ghosts who will visit him that night. Scrooge poo poos this and settles down with his Freemans catalogue - he has just opened the ladies underwear section when he is interrupted by what appears to be an early 1960s cheesy pop singer who announces that he is the ghost of Christmas Past (‘long past?’ - ‘not on your nelly - your past - the rock’n’roll years!!) Download the script for more info!
musicals4kidz
Megamusicals - The Hit British Musicals of the 1980s

Megamusicals - The Hit British Musicals of the 1980s

This resource is intended for KS3 Drama students. It teaches them about the rise of one of the most successful genres of theatre - the Megamusical. Students will learn about the emergence of the sub-genre during the 1980s, as producers such as Cameron Mackintosh and composers such as Andrew Lloyd Webber created iconic musicals such as Cats, Les Miserables and The Phantom of the Opera. These combined universally appealing stories, catchy songs, creative sets and spectacular special effects into a unique and exciting production, allowing British theatre to reach new heights of commercial success. This resource will prove useful for drama students seeking to learn more about the making of musicals and their impact with audiences all over the globe. It is especially useful for those seeking to learn about staging and set design, as it places particular emphasis on set designers like John Napier, who played a major role in making the Megamusicals stand out by giving them a distinctive visual style which could impress theatregoers throughout the world. The Megamusicals resource contains a Powerpoint, a transcript to be used by both teachers and students, a worksheet containing questions for students, and a sheet containing a unique homework assignment which will allow students to demonstrate their creativity and their understanding of musical and theatrical conventions.
rphlhwrd42
A Christmas Welcome - brilliant song to start your Christmas Concert

A Christmas Welcome - brilliant song to start your Christmas Concert

This is simple to sing - yet extremely effective. This works from year 2 up to adult. It's a simple three part song with three melodies that all work together and finishes on a great three part chord - harmony by stealth! It makes a great start to any Christmas Concert - it just works. The Lyrics are: 1 Time is back again welcome back again Though it's been a year Since the music played seasons come and fade Now we're singing here - Christmas 2 Time is near The music's here - Christmas 3 Time is near, it's a year, we've been here Sing our song, it's so long. now we're here - Christmas And that's it! Your singers/class/choir/whole school will learn it in ten minutes. Get them to go to the youtube link and learn it at home. Get in touch if you have any questions or requests. musicals4kidz.com
musicals4kidz
Arts Award Bronze Log Book

Arts Award Bronze Log Book

A user-friendly log book for students to use to complete their portfolio for Arts Award Bronze. Perfect for those who are lower ability or KS2/3. This has been used and approved through moderation.
jvoice
Ready, Steady Elves! Christmas musical play for ages 5 - 9

Ready, Steady Elves! Christmas musical play for ages 5 - 9

Look at the date – Santa’s going to be late! There’s pandemonium at the North Pole - Santa Claus has overslept! Worried that there are just a few hours till Christmas, Santa calls a crisis meeting – the Elves need to speed up! But that’s not quite as easy as it seems… The presents are still not wrapped, the magic sleigh is in the garage for repairs, and there’s disaster at the laundry when Santa’s Christmas suit shrinks in the wash! Can things get any worse…? Yes, they can - the reindeer have all caught colds! Join us for a rollercoaster ride of festive frolics, packed to bursting with fun-filled songs and hilarity. And with one final surprise that even Santa doesn’t see coming, this might be the most magical Christmas ever… Running Time (including music): Approximately 35 minutes. Cast: 29 speaking parts (easily adaptable to approximately 15 - 55). The cast can also be expanded further with non-speaking parts; suggestions for expanding or reducing the cast are provided in your Play Pack. Your Play Pack includes: - Instrumental and vocal backing tracks for 7 songs; - MP3 of all audio tracks , incidental music and sound effects; - Click-n-Sing karaoke-style videos for every song; - Editable scripts; - Cross-curricular educational activities; - Cast and props list, - Staging advice; - Printable posters and programmes. - Lyric sheets and music scores; Everything you need for the perfect play - just add kids! Want to upgrade to include the Book and CD? Just copy and paste the following URL into your browser: www.easypeasyplays.co.uk/collections/plays-by-term-autumn-winter/products/ready-steady-elves-3-age-options-1
easypeasyplays
LITERACY bundle - EXPLORE IT - sounds, music, film, technology, apps  x3 workbooklets

LITERACY bundle - EXPLORE IT - sounds, music, film, technology, apps x3 workbooklets

THREE fantastic units of work that focus on basic literacy skills - listening, visuals, technology (1) SOUNDS & MUSIC is about recognising everyday sounds, listening mindfully, exploring music and songs (2) FILMS & DOCUMENTARIES focuses on viewing a variety of visual tools through films and documentaries and linking ideas (3) TECHNOLOGY & APPS helps students develop awareness around apps that help them explore ideas and themes and how technology has changed over years. Each workbooklet is filled with active, visual and practical tasks for primary or lower secondary and special education students and offers staff flexibility about who delivers the workbooklet and how many tasks are completed. With an easy-to-follow format, a non-specialist teacher or teacher aide can deliver this workbooklet with confidence, add ideas and many student will self-direct their learning. Each workbooklet also includes a Student Learning Checklist and Assessment for Learning Feedback sheets.
supportedlearning
LITERACY - EXPLORE IT (1) - SOUNDS & MUSIC student workbooklet

LITERACY - EXPLORE IT (1) - SOUNDS & MUSIC student workbooklet

EXPLORE IT (1) - is a 20 page workbooklet filled with tasks about the sounds and music around us. EXPLORE IT is all about how we use multi-media and technology around us to explore different ideas, themes, events using different sounds and music and how it can make us aware of our surroundings and encourage us to listen. Key topics include: every day sounds, sounds & emotions, memories, music styles, song lyrics, favourite songs, artists, visuals etc. This workbooklet is filled with active, visual and practical tasks for primary or lower secondary and special education students and offers staff flexibility about who delivers the workbooklet and how many tasks are completed. See also the corresponding literacy EXLORE IT (2) - FILMS & DOCUMENTARIES and EXPLORE IT (3) - TECHNOLOGY & APPS workbooklets. With an easy-to-follow format, a non-specialist teacher or teacher aide can deliver this workbooklet with confidence, add ideas and many student will self-direct their learning. This workbooklet also includes a Student Learning Checklist and Assessment for Learning Feedback sheets.
supportedlearning
Inspirational Music Quotes (21 Posters)

Inspirational Music Quotes (21 Posters)

Decorate your classroom with 21 high resolution A3 printable posters of inspirational music-related quotes. Quotations come from renowned music artists such as Bob Dylan and Beyonce and key historical figures such as Albert Einstein and Beethoven. Posters are provided in high resolution PDF format optimised for A3 or A4 prints.
MrDBrodie