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Life In a Middle Ages Castle Assembly or Class Play

Life In a Middle Ages Castle Assembly or Class Play

Life In a Middle Ages Castle Assembly - Banquet, Battle and Joust In this Key Stage II class play or assembly, our narrator and student become time travellers to the Middle Ages - in a brief but highly eventful visit to a medieval castle! Three scenes - Banquet, Joust and Battle - in which our time travellers find themselves participating in ways they could never have imagined! Cast of 30 - easily adaptable up or down; duration around 15 - 20 minutes. Sample Text: Squire: Here you are! (Looking at ‘crowd’) Best not keep this lot waiting! (Loud cheer from the crowd) Narrator: Waiting? What for? Squire: Why, you of course! You must know how much the crowd love jousts? Toby: Jousts? (Squire presents Narrator and Toby with a lance) Narrator: Oh no! No! You see, there’s been a mistake! Toby: (Holding up lance) Yes. I mean, we don’t know one end of this pole from the other! Squire: (Laughing) Oh you and your little jokes! Narrator: No, that was the last scene. Toby: There’s nothing funny about us two being brave knights! I mean, we’re not! Brave, that is! Squire: (Patting heads reassuringly) Oh, I see! It’s just a case of pre-jousting nerves. Now, take a deep breath Narrator: No, you don’t understand! We (Loud cheer goes up from waiting crowd) Squire: Now, come along! We can’t keep this lot waiting! We’ll have a riot on our hands if you don’t start soon! Toby: But we don’t know what to do! Squire: (Taking lance) Here! Hold it like this and just charge at each other on horseback! Nothing to it! Narrator & Toby: (Exclaiming together) What? Another script is available from TES and www.plays-r-ussell.com entitled Castles and Knights but this is more for Key Stage I – even though it is suggested it could be adapted to Key Stage II. There is also a script entitled St. George and the Dragon which is suitable for Key Stage I.
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Castles and Knights Assembly

Castles and Knights Assembly

Castles and Knights Assembly Key Stage I and/or II - Simple language but broad scope of information - script easily adapted to any age group. Although written for Key Stage I children (language kept very simple) this class play or assembly could be used at Key Stage II due to the broad scope of information. Cast of 30 - easily adjustable up or down Duration - around 10 - 15 minutes Content · The first part of the assembly deals with division between nobility and servants – their different life styles and jobs they did. · The second part looks at castle features – how they were built and how they changed over time. · The third part looks at weapons of battle – how they were used to attack and defend a castle. As previously mentioned, this assembly could be used by either of the two key stages – either simplified for younger children or elaborated upon for the older students. It is, I hope, a fairly versatile script which can be adapted for any age group. Also available off www.plays-r-ussell.com is The Battle of Hastings 1066. This assembly is for Key Stage II and goes into a lot more historical background including the events depicted and characters displayed on the Bayeux Tapestry. Sample Text (Enter Minstrel, Jester and Juggler) Minstrel: Who do you think played music at those banquets? Jester: Who do you think kept them laughing? Juggler: And who do you think entertained them? (Enter Soldiers 1 & 2) Soldier 1: And most important of all, who do you think kept them safe? Us soldiers, of course! Soldier 2: Protecting everyone against the enemy! Gong Farmer: Well. Almost most important of all! Narrator: Oh really? You think you’re more important than them? (Gong Farmer nods) Soldier 1: How? Gong Farmer: You really want to know? Soldier 2: Indeed, we do! Gong Farmer: I had to get rid of … Soldier 1: (Holding nose) Oh, now I get it! Soldier 2: You got rid of what came out of the garderobes? Narrator: The what? Soldier 2: Garderobes! Soldier 1: That’s castle toilets to you! Narrator: Ugh! Poor man! What a job! Gong Farmer: Well, someone had to do it! Narrator: Oh dear! I can see life wasn’t quite so glamourous for you folk! (All shake their heads in agreement) (Exit Gong Farmer, Servant, Cook, Hunter, Cleaner, Builder, Carpenter, Blacksmith, Priest, Steward, Minstrel, Jester, Juggler and Soldiers 1 & 2)
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60 Great Things Do To Celebrate Prince Harry and Meghan's Wedding 2018

60 Great Things Do To Celebrate Prince Harry and Meghan's Wedding 2018

60 Great Things Do To Celebrate Prince Harry and Meghan’s Wedding. Suitable for all ages and abilities, with scope for differentiation and inclusion, mental and social welfare. Covering a wide range of school curricula, leadership and learning, these resources can improve creativity, cooperation, pair and team work, writing, spelling, reading, phonics, presentation, risk taking, critical appraisal and feedback skills. Enjoy.
msterry21
Year 2 SATs Reading Comprehension - Castles

Year 2 SATs Reading Comprehension - Castles

This resource is a non-fiction comprehension activity for year 2. It is all about castles! The booklet is based on the KS1 SATs reading paper and includes 3 differentiated levels. There are a range of ‘what,’ ‘how,’ ‘who’ and ‘why’ questions, some multiple choice tick questions and some that require more detailed answers. The activity is also laid out in a similar way to the SATs booklets, with four pages of pictures and short written extracts to read and 2-3 questions per page. PDF file format and editable Microsoft word format included in the price.
blossomingminds
Journey Around the World

Journey Around the World

These cards can be used as conversation builders, introduction models and more. The aim of the game is practicing different types of questions. Students can learn information about countries as well. This is a speaking game to the topic “Countries and nationalities”. Cards :nationality, capital city names and their flags Picture dictionary on some of the famous places, landmarks, sights of the world.
Olynj
Battle East Sussex Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords Settler Starter Cover Lesson History

Battle East Sussex Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords Settler Starter Cover Lesson History

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet on the theme of 'Battle, East Sussex'. 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
Henry VIII Tudor Activity & Resource Pack - worksheets/quiz/picture resources/fact sheets

Henry VIII Tudor Activity & Resource Pack - worksheets/quiz/picture resources/fact sheets

Henry VIII resources and activities to support teaching of a Henry VIII topic (or Tudors). This pack includes: Cover sheet, pre-assessment, Henry VIII fact finding worksheet, Wives fact finding worksheet, portrait comparisons & Hampton Court Display pictures, Henry VIII cut and stick portrait timeline, Henry's pastimes fact sheet, Henry's dilemma sheet (looking at viewpoints before his first divorce), Henry VII/Henry VIII/Wives/Edward VI picture resource, Jane Seymour question activity (with weblink/QR code), Anne of Cleves question activity (with weblink/QR code), post topic assessment sheet and a Powerpoint 'Big Fat Henry Quiz'. Please leave a review for this resource -then contact me via the TES Community Conversation Page and I'll email you any single paid resource from my shop for FREE.
MrBallard23
Winter Fantasy (20 pc. Clip-Art BW & Color!)

Winter Fantasy (20 pc. Clip-Art BW & Color!)

Commercial Use OKAY in your own covers and projects but NO reselling or redistributing as Clip-Art. FREEBIE. Get creative with winter themes in your classroom or products! This unique set featuring illustrator quality images is perfect for creating something different to delight your students and buyers this winter. Great magical alternative to Christmas themes! Average 4" to 8" inches (varies), all png. transparent images. Lineart and Color included and 300 dpi. 10 BW and 10 Color. This clip-art set is part of the MEGA December Bundle! SAVE and get more themes! Featured Themes: Winter Banner Winter Castle Winter Dragon Winter Fairy Winter Elf Winter King Winter Queen Winter Knight Winter Princess Winter Unicorn Thank you for trying out my Freebie! Leave a review for surprise FREE three piece GRAB BAG clip-art! What will it be? It's a SURPRISE! Leave a review and send an email with your store name to Illumismart@gmail.com! Thank you for downloading my Freebie. For more Illumismart visuals, freebies, and commercial use clip-art, please check out my store!
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Research Activity - Hanukkah

Research Activity - Hanukkah

This worksheet was created by www.primaryleap.co.uk Hanukkah is the Jewish Festival of Lights and lasts for eight days. It usually falls in late November or December. Jewish people celebrate Hanukkah to commemorate the Miracle of the Oil. Here is a research activity for students to complete.
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