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Big Limericks Bundle!

Big Limericks Bundle!

THIS BUNDLE CONTAINS THE ENTIRE ANIMAL LIMERICKS ANTHOLOGY, THE COMPREHENSION TASKS, THE LUDICROUS LIMERICKS LESSON AND THE COMPARING POEMS LESSON! These engaging, original and detailed resources are designed to help students gain an understanding of how to analyse and create imaginative limerick poems. Made up of interesting and exciting lessons, exceptional original examples, and fun tasks, students will complete this series of learning having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of haikus and limericks, understanding the writer's ideas within poems, understanding and using creative language and structural devices, and conjuring and developing imaginative content. Stimulating, visual, and easily adaptable, these lessons provide suggested learning objectives and outcomes for students of a wide-range of abilities - The vast majority of tasks are differentiated to allow for different abilities and needs in your classroom. Each lesson loosely follows this logical learning journey to ensure that students learn in bite-size steps: - Engaging - Defining/ Understanding - Identifying/Remembering - Analysing/ Creating - Peer or self evaluating. All of the resources are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging. Activity resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided.
TandLGuru
*MEGA BUNDLE* - All Mr A, Mr C & Mr D Resources!

*MEGA BUNDLE* - All Mr A, Mr C & Mr D Resources!

WORTH £53! MEGA BUNDLE CONTAINS: The Maths Album The Science Album 40 Lyric Reading Comprehensions Slow Writing Year 3 /4 Writing Knowledge Organiser Year 5 / 6 Writing Know ledge Organiser Year 3, 4, 5 and 6 Science Knowledge Organisers KS2 Reading / Home-School Diary Wonder (Reading Comprehension Skills) Maths Vocabulary Reading Comprehensions Plus all our free resources: Times Table Rock Star Certificates 4 Literacy Songs (Adjectives, Nouns, Adverbs and Punctuation) Teachers Rock! (Free album of songs by teachers who seriously rock) Reading (Reconsidered) Spine www.mracdpresent.com
mracdpresent
Narrative Devices: Domino Game: KS5

Narrative Devices: Domino Game: KS5

This resource is a domino game with the narrative devices introduced at KS5, this is an engaging yet challenging way of getting students to identify what they do/don't know. This can be run as either a whole class game or print a set for each student and race to first completed (the method I prefer!).
joannammarsh
Qualms of English

Qualms of English

Two worksheets I use as a basis for activities around learning English. They can be used for EAL learners and students are encouraged to make sentences with each of the words
rhany
Fun time for early years.

Fun time for early years.

Here you have 4 of my premium resources to learn while playing, for early years. 4 resources full of great activities for kids under 6 years, 3 games and a fun set of playdough mats. To work phonics, numbers to 10, starts working additions, develop language, fine motor skills and more... Just to have lot´s of fun and learn playing. By buying this bundle you save 35%. Thanks for visiting my shop!
paulinarl06
KS3 Identity Poetry: Limbo by Edward Kamau Brathwaite

KS3 Identity Poetry: Limbo by Edward Kamau Brathwaite

This lesson includes a range of tasks to engage students, including information on context and interpretations of the poem. The lesson includes extension activities, grading criteria and DIRT tasks. This is a really effective lesson to use when studying poetry at KS3 level to gently introduce students to the strengthened demands of the GCSE (9-1) syllabus.
joannammarsh
MEMORY GAME. THE WORD STARTS WITH...

MEMORY GAME. THE WORD STARTS WITH...

Here's a resource for making a memory game. This download includes: - 52 cards with drawings. - 52 cards with letters of the alphabet (twice) - The 52 written words. Just download, laminate, if you wish, and all set to play. The game can be played:: - Matching each drawing card with the letter with which it starts. - Matching each drawing card with the complete word. -You can also play to construct the words of each of the images since this package includes the complete alphabet twice. - You can also present the images and ask the child verbally with which they start, or you can place all the images on the table and go giving the child the cards with the letters and ask him to look for the corresponding images. Thanks for stopping by!
paulinarl06
ABC's BUNDLE

ABC's BUNDLE

SAVE UP TO 40% This bundle consists of 9 premium resources to work ABC's, to recognise, write and play with the 26 letters of the alphabet. In upper and lower case. Fun, visually attractive resources to engage the little ones in happy and "hands-on" learning. This bundle consists in: This bundle consists in: 3 games to acquire letter recogntion 1 dot painting activity 1 set of worksheets to write all the letters 1 set of writing mats 1 set of playdough mats 1 game to iniciate word construction 1 phonics memory game If you buy them separately cost £21.50. Take advantage of this offer. 40% less. Thanks for stopping by!
paulinarl06
Maths Symbols, Numbers and Words Card Bundle (ESOL/EAL/Literacy/Numeracy/SLD)

Maths Symbols, Numbers and Words Card Bundle (ESOL/EAL/Literacy/Numeracy/SLD)

Together in this bundle are very useful and clear card sets stating numbers in digit and words form, maths symbols, fractions and their word equivalent and days, dates, months and years. Designed with the beginner reader in mind these clear cards can be used for many entry level ESOL or numeracy activities including matching, pairs and ordering activities. Together these resources can form a bank of cards that can be rearranged and made into varying simple sums and sentences to practise use of number and date as well as working on understanding the terms and symbols used in maths.
islaflood
Days, Months, Dates and Years Cards (ESOL/EFL/ESL/EAL/Literacy/Numeracy/SLD

Days, Months, Dates and Years Cards (ESOL/EFL/ESL/EAL/Literacy/Numeracy/SLD

Clear printable card sets of the days of the week, months, dates and years. Easy to print onto card or paper and cut up and laminate if needed. Great for ordering activities, learning spellings as well creating the date daily in the classroom with these cut up cards that learners can choose from. Designed with the beginner reader in mind, the text is easy to read and available in either black and white which can be printed on either white or coloured paper or coloured for eye catching activities and displays. Pack includes: days of the week, months, dates 1st -31st and years 2017-2030. If you would like to see more of my resources please check out my shop here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/islaflood
islaflood
Maths Symbols, Fractions and Word Equivalent Cards (ESOL/ESL/EAL/EFL/Literacy/SLD/Numeracy)

Maths Symbols, Fractions and Word Equivalent Cards (ESOL/ESL/EAL/EFL/Literacy/SLD/Numeracy)

Two sets of clear cards featuring common maths symbols and fractions with their word equivalent. Perfect for entry level ESOL/literacy learners learning the meaning of the symbols. Can be used for matching activities, pelmanism (pairs), ordering as well as structuring basic sums. Designed with the beginner reader in mind, text is clear and simple and aimed at all ages including adults. 12 cards per page, 4 pages. 2 sets, one colour, one black and white. If you would like to see more of my resources please check out my shop here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/islaflood
islaflood
Number Words and Digits Cards for Pairs/Pelmonism/Matching/Ordering - ESOL/EAL/ESOL/EFL/Literacy/SLD

Number Words and Digits Cards for Pairs/Pelmonism/Matching/Ordering - ESOL/EAL/ESOL/EFL/Literacy/SLD

Clear number cards with numbers up to a million (1-20, 30,40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90, 100, 1000, 1,000,000) in both words and digits. Two versions, simple black and white which can be printed on white or coloured card or paper or a bright colour version. All easy to laminate and cut up if needed. Numbers can be used to play pairs (pelmanism), play a matching activity, order or simply provide a reference. Aimed at entry level ESOL and literacy learners, ideal for all students but designed in a simple way to ensure easy reading and suitability for all ages including adult. 16 words and numbers per page, 5 pages in total. If you would like to see more of my resources please check out my shop here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/islaflood
islaflood
Past Simple - Verb 'to be' Board Game (ESOL, EFL, EAL, ESL)

Past Simple - Verb 'to be' Board Game (ESOL, EFL, EAL, ESL)

Fun board game for learners to play to practise their knowledge of the past simple verb 'to be'. This notoriously tricky part of tense can be practised over and over in a fun board game. Just print double sided in either a4 or a3 and laminate for longevity if needed, all you need is a set of dice and some counters (although I've got learners to make their own counters and dice in the past). This is a resource I use year after year to provide valuable practice of the tense and liven up lessons. If you would like to see more of my resources please go to my shop here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/islaflood
islaflood
Boggle Starter/Energiser for SMART Notebook

Boggle Starter/Energiser for SMART Notebook

'Boggle' style game presented on SMART Notebook. Learners have to make as many words as they can out of the letters that touch. Letters are editable to change easily for different lessons. Comes with timer and clear instructions. Perfect to start your lesson and warm learners up. Great for embedding English and encouraging good spelling as well as developing vocabulary.
islaflood
Present Continuous English Charades Card Game for ESOL/ESL/EFL/EAL Learners

Present Continuous English Charades Card Game for ESOL/ESL/EFL/EAL Learners

A set of 24 editable charades cards stating present continuous actions that students can act out and others can guess. Excellent activity for consolidating and practising use of the present continuous tense. Cards cover everyday activities and past times perfect for enlivening a grammar lesson focusing on present continuous. Just download the word document and print, for longevity you could print on coloured card and/or laminate. Along with the cards is a PowerPoint presentation with a title slide, teacher instructions and editable scoreboard. If you would like to see more of my resources please check out my shop here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/islaflood
islaflood
Listening lesson - Three Little Birds by Bob Marley

Listening lesson - Three Little Birds by Bob Marley

Full lesson lasting over an hour based around the popular 'Three Little Birds' song by Bob Marley (aka the 'Don't Worry' song). The lesson is clearly presented on PowerPoint with all resources available on printable and editable slides. Aimed at ESOL/ESL/EFL/EAL learners from Entry 1-3 this detailed PowerPoint covers every aspect of the lesson from a fun 'hangman' style starter, clear objectives, listening activity with gap fill, vocab activity, apostrophes tasks, discussion questions as well as links to fun interactive online resources that learners can use to extend and further practise their listening and apostrophe skills. Key topics: Listening skills Apostrophes Dictionary skills/Vocabulary Objectives: Listen to a text/song for detail Recognise use of apostrophes Find the meaning of words using a dictionary If you would like to see more of my ESOL/ESL/EFL/EAL resources please go to my shop here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/islaflood?p=2
islaflood
Early Readers Bundle

Early Readers Bundle

This is a collection of different early reader books and teaching resources I think you will really enjoy using. I developed my own thinking scarves reading scheme as a replacement for the thinking hats reading scheme and I even converted a whole set of books which could be used with the scheme. I also created PowerPoint versions of a wide range of different "Can you spot it books" where you need to find all the different objects listed in the picture.
peterfogarty
Animal Limericks and Comprehension Activity!

Animal Limericks and Comprehension Activity!

Two free, original, child-friendly limericks - one about an extremely timid brown bear, and the other about the most mischievous chimp in the jungle! Both sheets contain a few comprehension questions. Perfect if you're looking to help your children get to grips with the form and structure of limerick poems. These limericks are a part of a wider collection of limericks found in the 'Ludicrous Limericks' lesson pack (for 2 pounds) or with an anthology of 20 other animal limericks and comprehension activities in the 'Crazy Animal Limericks' (3 pounds). Many Thanks!
TandLGuru
Brain Training Theories: Learning Quotations for GCSEs

Brain Training Theories: Learning Quotations for GCSEs

This lesson takes you through a theory based lesson using music to learn quotations from texts. This lesson has proved to be a highly enjoyable, alternative and effective approach to last minute quotation learning, even for students who struggle to retain information. Using this method of learning quotations, students are able to write more sustained responses and in turn access higher grades. If you find this useful please do leave a review. More Brain Training lessons to follow.
joannammarsh
TYGER TYGER - DESCRIPTIVE ANIMAL POEM: LESSONS & RESOURCES

TYGER TYGER - DESCRIPTIVE ANIMAL POEM: LESSONS & RESOURCES

This resource covers the integral, surface and deep features of poem comprehension and poem analysis. It contains full-on activities and assessments to cover the skills of literacy in an easy, structured, cover-your-bases system. It includes everything you need to get going with a poem lesson in your classroom for a week (5 days). This Resource Includes: 1. Poem: Tyger Tyger 2. Lesson Plans & Rubrics on: * Vocabulary * Poem Analysis * Poetic Devices * Comprehension * Comparing Poems 3. Guides & Formats: * Poem Analysis Guide * Critical Appreciation Format * Comprehension Guide * Text Comparison Guide 4. Support Material: * Sentence Types * Tone & Mood Words * Comparison Devices * Sound Devices * Literary Devices 5. Lesson Notes: * Questions & Answers * Poem Analysis Details * Summary * Poetic Devices Details 6. Word Bank: * Active Verbs * Adjective Types * Adverb Types * Connectives 7. Worksheets * Comparing Texts Exercises (4) Teachers can use this to enhance the comprehension skills of the learners, especially the technique required to make a critical appreciation of a poem.
john421969
FULL MOON & LITTLE FRIEDA - POEM COMPREHENSION: LESSONS & RESOURCES

FULL MOON & LITTLE FRIEDA - POEM COMPREHENSION: LESSONS & RESOURCES

This resource covers the integral, surface and deep features of poem comprehension and poem analysis. It contains full-on activities and assessments to cover the skills of literacy in an easy, structured, cover-your-bases system. It includes everything you need to get going with a poem lesson in your classroom for a week (5 days). This Resource Includes: 1. Poem: Full Moon & Little Frieda 2. Lesson Plans & Rubrics on: * Vocabulary * Poem Analysis * Annotation * Comprehension * Imagery 3. Guides & Formats: * Poem Analysis Guide * Critical Appreciation Format * Annotation Guide * Summarizing Guide * Comprehension Guide * Imagery Template 4. Support Material: * Sentence Types * Tone & Mood Words * Comparison Devices * Sound Devices * Literary Devices * Imagery Types 5. Lesson Notes: * Questions & Answers * Summary * Analysis Details 6. Word Bank: * Active Verbs * Adjective Types * Adverb Types * Connectives 7. Worksheets * Imagery Exercises (4) Teachers can use this to enhance the comprehension skills of the learners, especially the technique required to make a critical appreciation of a poem.
john421969
THE WORLD’S WORST CHILDREN – David Walliams PUZZLE BOOK

THE WORLD’S WORST CHILDREN – David Walliams PUZZLE BOOK

THE WORLD’S WORST CHILDREN – David Walliams PUZZLE BOOK All of the puzzle’s in this book have been designed around the chapter’s in DAVID WALLIAMS book; ‘The World’s Worst Children’. They help pupils improve their spelling, increase their word knowledge, develop their comprehension skills and increase their scanning techniques. Each puzzle has been created to support pupil’s developing word knowledge and grammatical understanding. Areas covered are; Nouns, Adjectives, Verbs and Onomatopoeia’s. The puzzles are clearly laid-out and fun to do. The activities are easily differentiated by the amount of clues that are given. Pupils are encouraged to read a chapter and then complete the relevant puzzle. There is also an answer booklet included so pupils can check/mark their own puzzles. Pupil’s gain a great deal of satisfaction from correctly completing these puzzle’s and it encourages further reading. This resource is suitable for paired, independent or homework activities.
crigdon
Poetry Bundle - Perfect For Poetry Week!

Poetry Bundle - Perfect For Poetry Week!

I have collected together some of my best poetry related resources and would love you to use them in your own classroom. In addition, I have added some of my popular reading worksheets. They have been well received as individual resources and I am sure your class will also love them!
peterfogarty
ON HIS BLINDNESS: ANALYZING MILTONIC SONNET

ON HIS BLINDNESS: ANALYZING MILTONIC SONNET

This resource covers the integral, surface and deep features of a Miltonic sonnet, poem comprehension, and poem analysis. It contains full-on activities and assessments to cover the skills of literacy in an easy, structured, cover-your-bases system. It includes everything you need to get going with the teaching of a Miltonic sonnet in your classroom for a week (5 days). This Resource Includes: 1. Sonnet: On His Blindness 2. Lesson Plans & Rubrics on: * Sonnet * Vocabulary * Poem Analysis * Comprehension * Debate 3. Guides & Formats: * Sonnet Description * Poem Analysis Guide * Critical Appreciation Format * Comprehension Guide * Classroom Debate Guide 4. Support Material: * Sonnet Graphic Design * Sentence Types * Tone & Mood Words * Debate Features 5. Lesson Notes: * Poem Analysis * Questions & Answers 6. Word Bank: * Active Verbs * Adjective Types * Adverb Types * Connectives 7. Worksheets * Sonnet Exercises (4) Teachers can use this to enhance the comprehension skills of the learners, especially the technique required to understand a sonnet and make a critical appreciation of the same.
john421969
VOCABULARY LESSONS AND RESOURCES: BUNDLE

VOCABULARY LESSONS AND RESOURCES: BUNDLE

This Vocabulary Bundle Includes Lessons and Resources on: Compound Adjectives Compound Words Use of Connectives in Writing Prefixes and Suffixes Synonyms and antonyms Use of Correct Spelling in Writing Placing Adjectives in Order Homophones, Homographs, and Homonyms Use of Articles in a Sentence
john421969
Australian stereotypes - Identity in music

Australian stereotypes - Identity in music

Two resources from a grade 9 English unit 1) A list of unit specific spelling words - 24 words for each week. 2) PowerPoint - Looking at a few different film clips (and lyrics) in order to see how identity is portrayed in music. After each clip is responding questions. Songs include My Island Home, Land Down Under, I Am Australian and Born To Survive.
lrigb4
Aussie Stereotypes - True Blue + Kath and Kim

Aussie Stereotypes - True Blue + Kath and Kim

PowerPoint: Watching an Australian music video to identify the various Australian identities and pastimes it features (to discuss whether these are accurate or stereotypical). Watching an excerpt of a sketch comedy program called ‘Big Girl’s Blouse’ (1994) where Kath and Kim originated. The youtube link to the sketch ''Kim's Wedding'' is included. Post-viewing questions and answers are included.
lrigb4
USING CORRECT SPELLING IN WRITING: LESSON, RULES & EXERCISES

USING CORRECT SPELLING IN WRITING: LESSON, RULES & EXERCISES

This resource covers the integral, surface and deep features of spellings in writing. It contains full-on activities and assessments to cover the skills of literacy in an easy, structured, cover-your-bases system. It includes everything you need to get going with the use of correct spelling in writing in your classroom. Learning Objectives: • Acquire basic spelling rules. • Spell the words correctly to help better pronunciation. • Use correct spellings in writing a text. This Resource Includes: 1. A Detailed Lesson Plan 2. Top 10 Spelling Rules 3. List of Misspelled Words 4. Spelling Rubrics 5. Spelling Worksheets (4 Exercises) Teachers can use this to enhance the spelling and writing skills of the learners, especially the technique needed to develop a habit of using correct spelling in writing.
john421969
Sound and Vision Bundle

Sound and Vision Bundle

Here is a small, nice sound and vision bundle. It provides you with all the key words you need in this science topic. It also has a fun can you spot it game!
peterfogarty
POETRY COMPREHENSION - GRADE 8 WORKBOOK: BUNDLE

POETRY COMPREHENSION - GRADE 8 WORKBOOK: BUNDLE

A bundle of 9 poem lessons and resources for year 8 learners that help them to improve their comprehension skills. This Bundle Includes Lessons and Resources on Poem Analysis and Poem Comprehension: 1. A Thing of Beauty is Joy Forever 2. Full Moon and Little Frieda 3. O Captain, My Captain - Abraham Lincoln 4. The Road Not Taken - Metaphorical Poem 5. Thought Fox - Symbolic Poem 6. The Solitary Reaper - Lyrical Ballad 7. On His Blindness - Miltonic Sonnet 8. The Wind - Nature Poem 9. Tyger Tyger - Descriptive Animal Poem
john421969
Can you spot it? Reading level 1 English Game - inspired by Roald Dahl's poem Television

Can you spot it? Reading level 1 English Game - inspired by Roald Dahl's poem Television

Can you spot it is a game to teach words to students. You could print it out as a worksheet or share the presentation on the whiteboard and complete it as a class. Title: Twisted tales Author Rathi Varma Illustrator Rathi Varma Reading Level 1 (It is suitable for children who are eager to begin reading.) Language English Synopsis: The story is inspired by Roald Dahl's poem Television. They've chosen the lines "Such wondrous, fine, fantastic tales Of dragons, gypsies, queens, and whales And treasure isles, and distant shores" to create their illustration
peterfogarty
Pokemon Go reading cards containing different genres and authors to inspire children to read.

Pokemon Go reading cards containing different genres and authors to inspire children to read.

A collection or custom made pokemon cards containing the names of different genres and authors to inspire children to read and collect them all. The cards make a display and can be made into individual pokemon cards that the children can collect when they have read a certain book of a certain genre or by a certain author. I use them to inspire children to read by asking the children to collect as many cards as they can by reading different types of books and writing a short book review on that book. When I have check the book review they receive the corresponding card. This has been very successful and I have had just over 120 book reviews completed in the first half term.
graemebarry1
Everybody's Free (to wear sunscreen), vocabulary worksheet and crossword.

Everybody's Free (to wear sunscreen), vocabulary worksheet and crossword.

I used this for an interview lesson. It did turn into the interview lesson from hell - however I don't think I can blame the worksheet. It was designed for KS4 pupils. I later tried the lesson with my own KS3 pupils and it went much better. Matching task using vocabulary (which is likely to be unfamiliar) from the song "Everybody's Free (to wear sunscreen)'
jlp76
Tommy Thumb

Tommy Thumb

Tommy Thumb.Body part. A simple worksheet based on the story Tom Thumb
Olynj
ALL YEAR 7 AND 8 HISTORY LESSONS IN ONE BIG BUNDLE!

ALL YEAR 7 AND 8 HISTORY LESSONS IN ONE BIG BUNDLE!

Here you get over 100 fully-prepared, buzzy lessons. They all have a very simple plan, resources, images, worksheets and such like all embedded into 120 easy-to-follow PowerPoints. The PowerPoints are even numbered so you can just follow the course through from start-to-finish! Each file is a FULL lesson and includes: Easy to follow lesson plan Printable resources Very engaging slides Audio and visual Using my degree-level computer skills, I have made these resources to be very slick and visually appealing. These are high quality resources that have helped me to be rated as 'Outstanding' in every observation. Please grab a bargain! (I've also added some other popular files for good measure)
Boosteration
300 generic lesson activities and 50 marking time-busters. Make life easy!!

300 generic lesson activities and 50 marking time-busters. Make life easy!!

BUNDLE: Create lessons in seconds with this HUGE PowerPoint of animated lesson activities. There are HUNDREDS of templates that you can over-type in seconds to create engaging lesson material. Highly praised by John Simpkin of Spartacus Educational and Mark Warner of Teaching Ideas. I am very confident you will like this. If you do, please click on my profile to see my other popular resources. Thanks (This file also has a bank of PowerPoint timers - it's the most useful planning tool ever!) The size of the file should show you how much stuff there is! Without sounding overly confident - it's the best resource out there! There are also 50 marking ideas that will bust your marking-time - some ingenious stuff! These are my two most popular files, bundled together to save you money and hassle! Many thanks Copyright T.Taylor
whizzbangbang
Nursery Rhyme Origins Assembly

Nursery Rhyme Origins Assembly

Nursery Rhymes Origins Assembly This assembly on the origins of nursery rhymes covers ten nursery rhymes. All of these (bar one - Humpty Dumpty) are different from two other scripts on Nursery Rhymes - one (10 nursery rhymes) entitled: Nursery Rhymes Assembly for Key Stage I; and the other (20 nursery rhymes) entitled Nursery Rhymes Assembly Extended Version (which can be used by either Key Stage I or Key Stage II or both!) Cast Size - 30 - easily adjusted up or down Duration - around 20 minutes. Sample Text: Humpty Dumpty sat on the wall Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. All the king’s horses and all the king’s men Couldn’t put Humpty together again. Narrator: So. I’m hoping nothing worse than an omelette? Humpty Dumpty: (Indignantly) Not even as exciting as that! (Pauses) A cannon! Narrator: Pardon? The most well-known nursery rhyme Humpty Dumpty: I know! The best loved, the most popular, the Narrator: (Irritably) Yes, yes. (Aside to audience) I can see where the large head – make that ego - comes from! But do tell us about this cannon! Humpty Dumpty: Not a lot to tell, really. Apparently used in the English Civil War, placed on a wall, and, well, I don’t need to tell you the rest! (Exit Humpty Dumpty and soldiers) Narrator: Well, that was a bit of an anti-climax! I do hope we’ve got something better coming up before the end of this assembly. (Sound of noisy children) Narrator: (Looking at watch) Oh please don’t tell me its playtime already! (Enter Old Woman waving a stick as children run around her boisterously) (Whole cast recites nursery rhyme; Old woman and children act out lines) There was an old woman who lived in a shoe. She had so many children, she didn't know what to do; She gave them some broth without any bread; Then whipped them all soundly and put them to bed. Narrator: (Sarcastically) Delightful! (Aside to audience) I’ve no doubt we’ll be hearing from social services! Old Woman: No! No! Just giving them a little discipline! (Old Woman waves stick at Narrator who backs away quickly) Narrator: So, who was the real Old Woman? Old Woman: (Placing crown on her head) Ah that’s better! Queen Caroline II. I gave my husband eight children! (Looks around) It would seem some of them got away! Grrr! (Old Woman flails around with her stick) Where are the little blighters? Narrator: Long since gone, if they’ve got any sense!
suesplays
Nursery Rhymes Assembly Extended Version

Nursery Rhymes Assembly Extended Version

Nursery Rhymes Assembly Extended Version Cast of 25 - easily adjusted up or down Duration - 15 - 20 minutes This is the original 10 Nursery Rhyme script with another 10 added on (Please note - the first half of this extended assembly is taken from the original script of 10 - so do not buy both scripts!) I have suggested that as 20 nursery rhymes may be deemed a few too many for Key Stage One, this script could actually be used by Key Stage II – or even a mixture of the two key stages, in collaboration. Of course, the option to take out as many nursery rhymes as you like is there, so reducing script to a perhaps more manageable length. Sample Text (Whole cast recites/sings rhyme) Hot cross buns! Hot cross buns! One a penny, two a penny, Hot cross buns! If you have no daughters given them to your sons One a penny, two a penny, Hot cross buns! (Exit Baker with empty tray) Narrator: Well, really! Just because I didn’t have any money! (Enter mother carrying a baby; mother continues to hold and rock baby during recital/singing of this rhyme) Hush a bye baby On the tree top. When the wind blows The baby will rock. When the bough breaks The cradle will fall. And down will fall baby Cradle and all. (Exit mother carrying baby) Narrator: (Sighing with relief) Phew! I’m so glad that one wasn’t acted out! (Whole cast jumps to their feet) Narrator: Oh oh! Something tells me this lot (pointing to cast) want some action! (Whole cast recites rhyme whilst doing all the actions; or ten children performing at the front) One, two, Buckle my shoe; Also available from TES and www.plays-r-ussell.com – Nursery Rhyme Assembly for Key Stage I – just 10 nursery rhymes, 5 – 10 minutes duration.
suesplays
Nursery Rhymes Assembly for Key Stage One

Nursery Rhymes Assembly for Key Stage One

Nursery Rhymes Assembly for Key Stage One Cast Size: 25 easily adjusted up or down (Class teacher taking role of Narrator) Duration: Around 5 – 10 minutes This assembly is based on 10 nursery rhymes and, as explained in the production notes, can be seen as a template - adding or replacing rhymes as you see fit. There is a longer assembly available (around 15 - 20 minutes) which has a choice of 20 nursery rhymes - this one is called Nursery Rhymes Assembly Extended Version - and this could also be used by Key Stage II or used as a combined production, between both Key Stages - i.e. as a collaborative piece. Please note: the first half of the extended assembly uses the original 10 rhyme script i.e. just adds on. Sample Text: Narrator: What is that noise? (Enter cat playing fiddle, followed by cow holding moon; dog; and dish holding a spoon) (Whole cast recites rhyme; characters acting out the lines) Hey Diddle Diddle, The cat and the fiddle, The cow jumped over the moon; The little dog laughed To see such sport, And the dish ran away With the spoon. (Exit cat, cow, dog and dish) (Everyone uncovers their ears) Narrator: Oh thank goodness for that. I mean, don’t get me wrong – we all like a little music … but not quite like that! (Enter Little Miss Muffet) (Whole cast recites rhyme; characters acting out the lines) Little Miss Muffet Sat on a tuffet, Eating her curds and whey; (Enter Spider) There came a big spider, Who sat down beside her And frightened Miss Muffet away. (Exit Little Miss Muffet and Spider) Narrator: (Cowering behind children) Has it gone? Is it safe to come out yet? Whole cast: (Sighing) Yes. The spider’s gone, Miss! (Narrator returns to her former place) Narrator: Huh! Well, that’s fine then. (Pauses) Not that I was ever scared of that wee spider! Nah – just acting along with Miss Muffet there! (Whole cast look at each other, shaking heads) Narrator: (Coughing) Any how! Moving on. (Enter Old Mother Hubbard and her dog) Narrator: Ah! A dear old lady and her wee doggie. (Whole cast recites rhyme; characters acting out the lines) Old Mother Hubbard She went to the cupboard To fetch her poor dog a bone, But when she got there, The cupboard was bare, And so the poor dog had none. (Collective sympathetic sigh from the Cast) Narrator: Oh dear! Oh we can’t have that! (Narrator rummages around in her handbag and comes up with a bone) (Narrator holds up bone to dog which bounds over to Narrator in delight, barking happily, jumping up and down, and trying to lick her face)
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