A brief look at a range of media texts with the theme of celebrity weddings. Students examine how a range of digital and print media is used to cover an event like a celebrity wedding. This is a lesson that helps students look more deeply into digital media and non-fiction texts, I use it as a gateway into looking at a more serious media issue later in the week. Aligned with Common Core State Standards: RI.7.10 , W.7.2
A powerpoint aimed at discussion around the World Cup encouraging pupils to write. The slides can be printed off and made into a workbook. Activities include comprehension, anagrams, alphabetical ordering and ICT skills.
This is a lively, fun song and dance for Key Stage 1 and lower Key Stage 2 to perform as part of their Christmas nativity show.
The download includes lyrics sheet, MP3 vocal track and MP3 instrumental backing track.
The song is from my quirky nativity musical 'The Angel's Harp', which you can find out more about on the website below.
I hope your children love the Shepherds' Conga!
Find the whole show 'The Angel's Harp' at www.franticproductions.co.uk or on Amazon
A festive song that your children will love to perform as part of a Christmas show or assembly.
The download includes a vocal track, instrumental backing track and lyrics sheet.
The song comes from my musical 'Santa's Christmas Circus Extravaganza!' which you can find out more about on the website below or on Amazon.
Fran Carpenter, primary music specialist & writer
A simple arrangement of this beloved Christmas song, suitable for nursery, preschool, reception and KS1. At a pace suitable for very young children, and the backing track instrumentation will not overpower their young voices. (Arranged by Fran Carpenter)
Of course, add to any nativity play!
Download includes lyric sheet, piano score, MP3 vocal track and 2 x MP3 backing tracks (both 2 verse and 3 verse versions of the backing track).
Thank you for looking and listening, and happy Christmas!
Early years & primary music specialist & writer
Christmas Around the World
You might think Christmas has one identity, one culture. You'd be wrong!
It is celebrated in many ways around the world, including in cultures which are not Christian.
So what makes Christmas such a cultural phenomenon and why does it still stir tensions?
Interactive resource developed in prezi
Can be used by small groups, individuals or by parents.
Includes employability and learning skills framework