Magic of the Muiscals narrator script

Magic of the Muiscals narrator script

The narrator's script for use in a performance of Magic of the Musicals. Humorous links with facts about the following shows: Mary Poppins Shrek Wizard of Oz Blood Brothers Andrew Lloyd Webber medley The Little Mermaid The Lion King No song lyrics/ music included
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Christmas lessons for English and drama

Christmas lessons for English and drama

A pack of festive fun lessons suitable for use in English or drama lessons. Aimed at KS3 but older/ younger pupils still enjoy them! Most of the resources follow the story of evil Atnas Claws (Santa's brother who steals presents) and his dastardly schemes to ruin Christmas. These resources can easily be adapted to take place in any school/ town. In story one he steals presents before being unmasked as a teacher from your school. in the second story he escapes from prison and takes Santa hostage. In the third story he has Santa charged with numerous offences (driving a sleigh whilst drunk etc.) and the pupils can write creative stories, newspaper articles or prepare dramas/ pantomimes about the events. In Donkey's Christmas Carol, a young donkey dreams of becoming part of Santa's sleigh pulling team- will his dream come true? A quick poetry lesson using Benjamin Zephaniah's Talking Turkeys is included as are a range of festive starters and an introduction to Call My Bluff as a literacy based quiz competition. These lessons are a fun, team building alternative to watching DVDs on the last week of term!
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Robin Hood pantomine script

Robin Hood pantomine script

A full script for Robin Hood. The full performance lasts approximately two hours (split into two acts/ 12 scenes). Suitable for KS2 upwards. Cast list as follows: ROBIN HOOD - Principal boy -8 scenes MAID MARIAN - Principal Girl – 9 scenes NURSE TITTLE TATTLE - The Dame – 11 scenes MUCH, THE MILLER’S SON -The “Buttons” character – 9 scenes THE SHERIFF OF NOTTINGHAM - The bad guy! – 7 scenes NICKIT & SCARPER - The Sheriff’s Tax Collectors – 9 scenes THE FAIRY STARDUST OF THE FOREST - The “Good Fairy” character – 8 scenes MYSTIC MEG Works for the Sheriff, giving him guidance for the future – 6 scenes ALARNAA / SCARLET / LITTLE JOAN / FRIAR TUCK Robin’s men & women! – 7 scenes KING RICHARD Act II Scene 12 only – 2 scenes The “Hoodies” – trainee “Merry Men”, played by teenagers “Teen-speak” - 7 scenes HELEN HARDUP “Know-it-all” villager. Lines in Scene 1 only - 4 scenes SALLY SKINT & PENNY PENNILESS Villagers, with a few lines – 3 scenes CHORUS ROLES: - Peasants, Merry Men & Hoodies, School Children – 7 scenes
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Timothy Winters by Charles Causley

Timothy Winters by Charles Causley

A full lesson analysing how meaning is created in poetry. Looking for better value for money? This resource is just one of the poems featured in the poetry about poverty pack priced at just £6
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Living Space by Imtiaz Dharker

Living Space by Imtiaz Dharker

A full lesson analysing how meaning is created in poetry. Looking for better value for money? This resource is just one of the poems featured in the poetry about poverty pack priced at just £6
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Poetry about poverty

Poetry about poverty

A KS3 unit of work focussing on poems about poverty. Each poem has its own full lesson with poetic starters and analysis of the poem focussing on either language or structure (or both). The unit mixes traditional KS3 poem with more challenging former GCSE texts. A fully complete scheme to help prepare students for studying anthologies further up the school. Poems included: Blessing, Down and Out- Paddington Station, Give, The Gresford Disaster, The sad story of Lefty and Ned, Living Space, Mother to Son, Poverty, Timothy Winters, Two Scavengers on a truck...,Your Dad did what?
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Give by Simon Armitage

Give by Simon Armitage

A full lesson analysing how meaning is created in poetry. Looking for better value for money? This resource is just one of the poems featured in the poetry about poverty pack priced at just £6
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Mother to Son by Langston Hughes

Mother to Son by Langston Hughes

A full lesson analysing how meaning is created in poetry. Looking for better value for money? This resource is just one of the poems featured in the poetry about poverty pack priced at just £6
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Poverty by Jane Taylor

Poverty by Jane Taylor

A full lesson analysing how meaning is created in poetry. Looking for better value for money? This resource is just one of the poems featured in the poetry about poverty pack priced at just £6
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The Gresford Disaster

The Gresford Disaster

A full lesson analysing how meaning is created in poetry. Looking for better value for money? This resource is just one of the poems featured in the poetry about poverty pack priced at just £6
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Your Dad did what? by Sophie Hannah

Your Dad did what? by Sophie Hannah

A full lesson analysing how meaning is created in poetry. Looking for better value for money? This resource is just one of the poems featured in the poetry about poverty pack priced at just £6
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Blessing by Imtiaz Dharker

Blessing by Imtiaz Dharker

An introductory lesson looking at language choices within poetry. Exploring the questions: How might this poem have been different if it was entitled Curse? and How does the poet choose language for effect. Looking for better value for money? This resource is just one of the poems featured in the poetry about poverty pack priced at just £6
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The Sad Story of Lefty and Ned

The Sad Story of Lefty and Ned

A full lesson analysing how meaning is created in poetry. Looking for better value for money? This resource is just one of the poems featured in the poetry about poverty pack priced at just £6
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English Literature pupil led revision sheet

English Literature pupil led revision sheet

A worksheet full of pupil led homework activities with a tick sheet for them to show their progress. This sheet is set up for pupils studying the AQA combination of Macbeth, Blood Brothers, A Christmas Carol and Conflict poetry but can be adapted to suit other combinations. Designed to guide high flying (self-motivated) students with their revision/ study leave timetables. This resource encourages pupils to revise key themes and quotes using mind-maps and essay plans.
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Our Day Out by Willy Russell

Our Day Out by Willy Russell

A full unit of work exploring the popular play by Willy Russell. 16 full lessons are included (a video version is required for the final two lessons) and an extra resource analysing the context is included. All lessons have warm up challenges and have three differentiated activities/ outcomes. Designed for KS3 with a mixture of PEE analysis and creative writing lessons, this resource can easily be adapted to match your classes.
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Holes by Louis Sachar

Holes by Louis Sachar

A full scheme of work with 20 lessons. Each lesson consists of a basic literacy starter, a designated reading section with analysis or a creative writing challenge and various discussion points. Everything you need to teach this wonderful book in one pack.
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Literacy starters

Literacy starters

A collection of quick literacy starters that can easily be dropped into the start of lessons. Averaging five minutes each, the pack includes: sentence structures, word classes, homophones, adverbs, silent letters and apostrophes.
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Follower by Seamus Heaney

Follower by Seamus Heaney

A complete resource analysing Seamus Heaney's 'Follower'. Beginning with discussion points about how sons view their fathers, this resource focuses on the use of nautical imagery and how Heaney admires his father working the plough as a child. Example PEE responses and a full annotation of the poem are included. Everything you need to teach this poem in one resource!
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The Prelude: Stealing the Boat by William Wordsworth

The Prelude: Stealing the Boat by William Wordsworth

A comprehensive resource to prepare your pupils for this AQA poem. Wordsworth's epic poem about the power of nature is broken down into four small sections with guided questioning for each to lead your students to a secure understanding of this poem. Everything you need to teach this poem is included in this one resource.
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