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Goldtopfox provides a range of primary school teaching resources, covering all areas of the curriculum. Starting with some of our favourite play scripts and lessons, we will be adding more fun, interesting and useful resources on a regular basis.

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Goldtopfox provides a range of primary school teaching resources, covering all areas of the curriculum. Starting with some of our favourite play scripts and lessons, we will be adding more fun, interesting and useful resources on a regular basis.
Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes Poetry Lessons and Activities
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Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes Poetry Lessons and Activities

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This is my best selling resource and is a set of lessons and activities for KS2 poetry work. These would also be ideal for use around National Poetry Day or World Poetry Day. The lessons are based on 'Revolting Rhymes' by Roald Dahl. All lesson resources, differentiated activities and planning are provided as part of the pack. I have used this pack for a week of activities linked to Revolting Rhymes, as well as for a one-off lesson on Poetry Day. It could also be used for a set of guided reading activities. The teaching PowerPoint contains some background and introduction, as well as examples for modelling and discussing each independent task. The PowerPoint and the task sheets are provided in Word and pdf format. There are 5 independent activities, so the pack can be used for a whole week or just for 1 or 2 lessons. Focus can also be on one of the Rhymes or on all six, depending on your requirements. The flexibility of the lessons and the entertaining nature of the text means that I have been able to use this pack in Years 4 to 6, but it can also be easily adapted for younger children. Please note: some video links are included in the sessions, which should always be assessed for suitability prior to use! Also, as is well known, Cinderella is called a 'slut' at one point, so be prepared! Includes: *Teacher PowerPoint presentation *5 independent task sheets for support or structure *Challenge tasks are built into the PowerPoint slides *Full planning grid, linked to English curriculum Please see the Goldtopfox shop for more helpful English and general teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
The human eye primary science worksheets
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The human eye primary science worksheets

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2 worksheets for use in a KS2 lesson about the parts of the human eye: *Labelling key parts of the eye *Explaining what different parts of the eye do These worksheets are a small segment of a full lesson on the human eye, which covers light sources, how we see and the functions of the parts of the eye. The full lesson, which also includes a teaching PowerPoint, differentiated task sheets and full planning, can be found in my TES shop here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/the-human-eye-a-primary-science-lesson-11516052
'Next Stop... Mars!' a Primary School Play Script About a Journey to Mars (script only)
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'Next Stop... Mars!' a Primary School Play Script About a Journey to Mars (script only)

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A full and original primary show play script, which can be used in a variety of teaching and performance areas. It is a momentous moment in the history of space travel - the first manned mission to Mars! A group of (mostly) highly trained astronauts leads us on a thrilling journey to the 'Red Planet', complete with fascinating facts, dramatic action and dreams of alien life. Together, we learn about the reasons why people are so interested in Mars, including hopes for sustaining life there, as well as how difficult life can be for an astronaut. Of course, not all astronauts are as focused and scientific as others... This is a fun and educational story, which is enjoyable for children to read and perform, as well as being straightforward for teachers to organise and direct. In addition, the show incorporates a number of cross curricular themes, linking directly to the following topic: IPC Milepost 3 unit, 'Mission to Mars' This product includes a show script only. Please note: an alternative version of this show is also available, containing full production notes, teaching ideas, a supporting PowerPoint and all sound effects and music files. This can be found here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-next-stop-mars-a-primary-school-play-script-about-a-journey-to-mars-with-all-music-and-sounds-11472128 Key information: Age range: 8-13 Show running time: approx. 30-40 mins Number of parts: up to 30+ The show is designed for a class or year group performance (or as a great way to begin/end a topic) and contains differentiated roles, in order to allow for inclusion of pupils of all abilities.
'Davey the Donkey' EYFS and KS1 Primary Christmas Show Play Script
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'Davey the Donkey' EYFS and KS1 Primary Christmas Show Play Script

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A full and original Early Years/KS1 Christmas show play script, which is ready to perform and can also be adapted to your performance needs. Imagine the scene: Davey the Donkey is minding his own business in his field, when three sheep suddenly appear and tell him of the dreadful fate of Santa. He’s stuck in a chimney! How will the children get their presents? Too shy to make a suggestion, Davey watches as a selection of well known Christmas characters and farm animals try and fail to release the stricken Santa. Eventually, Davey saves the day using teamwork, donkey strength and his knowledge of an enormous turnip… This is a fun and educational story for the Christmas period, which is enjoyable for children to read and perform, as well as being straightforward for teachers to organise and direct. Key information: Age range: 4-6 years Show running time: approx. 30 mins Number of parts: up to 30+ The show is designed for a class, year group or whole school Christmas performance and contains differentiated roles, in order to allow for inclusion of pupils of all abilities. Please see other 'Goldtopfox' TES resources for a full package for this show, including sound effects and song suggestions: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-davey-the-donkey-eyfs-and-ks1-primary-christmas-show-play-script-with-sound-effects-11362306
Responsible Gaming and Digital Citizenship Assembly or Lesson (KS2 Internet Safety)
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Responsible Gaming and Digital Citizenship Assembly or Lesson (KS2 Internet Safety)

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This is an E-safety assembly or lesson, which focuses on responsible online gaming and the importance of good digital citizenship. Children can discuss their online gaming habits and behaviour, reflect on how this connects with being a good digital citizen and solve problems linked to wider issues of internet safety. This resource is most suitable for upper Key Stage 2 and is fully resourced with planning, an 11 slide teaching PowerPoint and an independent task. Includes: *11 slide teaching PowerPoint *Full lesson planning, linked to UK computing curriculum *Template for supporting independent task (poster design) This resource supports the following objectives from the UK computer science curriculum: KS1: ‘Use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies.’ KS2: ‘Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact.’ Please see the Goldtopfox shop for a full range of useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
Guy Fawkes and the 5th November Gunpowder Plot: Diary Writing Lesson
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Guy Fawkes and the 5th November Gunpowder Plot: Diary Writing Lesson

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A topical lesson for KS2 work related to Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot. This is ideal for some enjoyable and informative creative writing activities around 5th November. The lesson involves exploring the events surrounding the Gunpowder Plot and then using this knowledge to write diary entries by Guy Fawkes. All of the key Gunpowder Plot information and some diary writing input is included in the teaching PowerPoint. All teaching input resources, differentiated activities (challenge task & support sheets) and planning are provided as part of the pack. The flexibility of the lesson means that I have been able to use it in Years 4 to 6, but it could also be easily adapted for younger children. Please note: some video links are included in the sessions, which should always be assessed for suitability prior to use! Includes: *Teacher PowerPoint presentation *Writing support sheets *Full planning grid, linked to English curriculum Please see the Goldtopfox shop for a full range of useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
Social Media Lesson for Primary Internet Safety
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Social Media Lesson for Primary Internet Safety

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This is an E-safety lesson, which focuses on responsible use of social media and the importance of good digital citizenship. Children can discuss the concept of social media, identifying areas for caution, before creating an online profile for a famous celebrity. The lesson is most suitable for upper Key Stage 2 and it is fully resourced with planning and differentiated writing templates. It is an ideal resource for Safer Internet Day. Please note: a video link is included in the PowerPoint lesson, which should be assessed for suitability prior to use! Includes: *Teaching PowerPoint *Full lesson planning, linked to UK computing curriculum *Writing template sheets (differentiated) This resource supports the following objectives from the UK computer science curriculum: KS1: ‘Use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies.’ KS2: ‘Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact.’ Please see the Goldtopfox shop for more useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
Three Internet Safety Assemblies and Lessons (KS1 and KS2)
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Three Internet Safety Assemblies and Lessons (KS1 and KS2)

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This bundle contains three e-safety assemblies and lessons for KS1 and KS2. They are ideal for Safer Internet Day or at any other time of the year. The sessions cover: *General internet safety *Cyberbullying *Digital footprints The PowerPoints can be used for whole school or year group assemblies, but the included planning and independent activities also make them ideal for class teaching. Please note: some video links are included in the sessions, which should always be assessed for suitability prior to use! Includes: • 3 PowerPoint presentations, covering all key teaching points • Full planning for all 3 sessions • All worksheets and activity support resources These resources support the following objectives from the UK computer science curriculum: KS1: ‘Use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies.’ KS2: ‘Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact.’ Please see the Goldtopfox shop for more great e-safety and general teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
Short Story Creative Writing Lesson (KS2 English)
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Short Story Creative Writing Lesson (KS2 English)

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An enjoyable and easy-to-manage short story creative writing lesson. This pack is designed for teaching 1-2 English writing lessons at KS2 and is great for developing text structure, grammatical awareness and imaginative language. *Note to my previous customers: This is the original lesson which I adapted for the 'New Year Short Story Writing Lesson'. The New Year version has also been available in my TES shop for some time, so please check that you haven't already bought it! The topic is writing a short story with a school theme. The teaching PowerPoint contains a story opening for the class to read and analyse, followed by an independent writing task, in which the children should continue and complete the story. Opportunities for the children to plan their ideas are also built in, allowing for the activity to be extended over 2 sessions. In addition, there is an optional challenge activity contained in the PowerPoint, as well as writing support sheets for any children that require them. All planning is also included in the pack. The flexibility of the lesson means that I have been able to use it in Years 3/4 and in Years 5/6. Includes: • Teacher PowerPoint presentation (with challenge task included) • Two differentiated writing support sheets (lower and middle ability) • Full planning grid, linked to English curriculum Please see the Goldtopfox shop for more great teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
Five full mental maths sessions for KS2 (part2)
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Five full mental maths sessions for KS2 (part2)

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This pack is designed for teaching a series of 5 mental maths sessions, covering a range of important revision skills. The PowerPoint contains 5 slides, each with a stand alone mental maths session that lasts approximately 20 minutes (see sample page for an example). Topics covered include mental calculations with all number operations, measures, shape, fractions, decimals, money, place value and problem solving. The PowerPoints can be used on screen for whole class activities or printed for independent/small group tasks. The harder version is aimed at Years 5 and 6, while the easier version is more suitable for younger or less able children. Each session also contains a challenge task for more able pupils. Includes: • 2 PowerPoint presentations of the 5 sessions (easier and harder version) - these also include brief teaching notes • 2 answer sheets Please note: Part 1 of this series can also be found in my shop here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/five-full-mental-maths-sessions-for-ks2-11464564
Cyberbullying Assembly and Lesson for Internet Safety (KS1 and KS2)
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Cyberbullying Assembly and Lesson for Internet Safety (KS1 and KS2)

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This is a set of two cyberbullying assemblies - one for KS1 and one for KS2. They focus on explaining cyberbullying and giving the children the opportunity to discuss potential scenarios that could occur online. There is then also an independent task, in which the children can show their understanding by creating a ‘cyber superhero’. The PowerPoint can be used for a class, year group or whole school assembly, focusing on what cyberbullying is and how children can deal with it. It is an ideal resource for Safer Internet Day. Alternatively, the PowerPoint can be used in class for a cyberbullying lesson, as there is also an independent task and full planning provided. Please note: some video links are included in the sessions, which should always be assessed for suitability prior to use! Includes: *Assembly/teaching PowerPoint (Years 1-3) *Assembly/teaching PowerPoint (Years 4-6) *Full lesson planning for both age groups *Writing template sheets (differentiated) This resource supports the following objectives from the UK computer science curriculum: KS1: ‘Use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies.’ KS2: ‘Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact.’ Please see the Goldtopfox shop for more great teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
Internet Safety Assembly and Lesson (KS1 and KS2)
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Internet Safety Assembly and Lesson (KS1 and KS2)

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This is a set of two internet safety assemblies - one for KS1 and one for KS2. They each provide a general background to e-safety, including identifying important online safety rules and why we should always try to follow them. There is also then an opportunity for an independent task linked to these topics. The PowerPoint can be used for a class, year group or whole school assembly, focusing on safe use of the internet and creating a set of useful online rules. It is an ideal resource for Safer Internet Day. Alternatively, the PowerPoint can be used in class for an internet safety lesson, as there is also an independent task and full planning provided. Please note: some video links are included in the sessions, which should always be assessed for suitability prior to use! Includes: *Assembly/teaching PowerPoint (Years 1-3) *Assembly/teaching PowerPoint (Years 4-6) *Full lesson planning for both age groups This resource supports the following objectives from the UK computer science curriculum: KS1: ‘Use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies.’ KS2: ‘Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact.’ Please see the Goldtopfox shop for more great teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
Primary Poetry bundle (The Jumblies and Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes)
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Primary Poetry bundle (The Jumblies and Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes)

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This bundle contains lessons and activities linked to Edward Lear’s poem ‘The Jumblies’ and to ‘Revolting Rhymes’ by Roald Dahl. They are ideal for World Poetry Day, but can also be used at any other time of the year for poetry units. Includes: • Anagram and wordsearch puzzle based on the Jumblies poem. • 2 lessons of poetry analysis and comprehension about the Jumblies. • 2/3 lessons of diary writing linked to the Jumblies poem. • 5 sessions and activities linked to Revolting Rhymes. Relevant planning, teacher notes, worksheets, PowerPoint presentations and answer sheets are all included in the pack. In addition, the activities are fully differentiated, with appropriate support and extension tasks. Please see the Goldtopfox shop for a range of other useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
Full week of instructions work for primary English in KS2 (Years 3 and 4)
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Full week of instructions work for primary English in KS2 (Years 3 and 4)

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This pack contains everything that you will need for teaching a week of instructions in English. All planning, worksheets and support resources are included, as well as the main teaching PowerPoint. The sessions are aimed at Years 3 and 4, but can easily be adapted for older or younger children. Each lesson contains full differentiation, both for challenging and supporting children. The pack includes: * Full teaching PowerPoint for 5 lessons * All planning for 5 lessons * All support materials and worksheets Please see the Goldtopfox shop for other useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
Christmas anagram and word search puzzle
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Christmas anagram and word search puzzle

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A Christmas word puzzle for primary children, which is a simple activity to manage during the last few days before the holidays. Includes: • 2 anagram and word search worksheets (one with help and one without) • Answer sheet
Online Stranger Danger Assembly or Lesson (Primary Internet Safety)
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Online Stranger Danger Assembly or Lesson (Primary Internet Safety)

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This is an E-safety assembly or lesson, which focuses on developing awareness of the potential dangers of communicating with strangers online. Children can discuss some risky online behaviour and identify ways of dealing with any problems or concerns. The idea is for the children to reflect on their own behaviour, while also establishing some basic ground rules for safe practice. This resource is most suitable for upper Key Stage 2 and is fully resourced with planning, a 9 slide teaching PowerPoint and independent tasks. Please note: some video links are included in the PowerPoint, which should always be assessed for suitability prior to use! Includes: *9 slide teaching PowerPoint *Full lesson planning, linked to UK computing curriculum *Template for supporting independent tasks This resource supports the following objectives from the UK computer science curriculum: KS1: ‘Use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies.’ KS2: ‘Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact.’ Please see the Goldtopfox shop for a full range of useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
Internet Safety Activities Workbook (Years 1, 2 and 3)
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Internet Safety Activities Workbook (Years 1, 2 and 3)

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This is a printable E-safety workbook, which can be used to support children's understanding of internet safety in Years 1 to 3. The worksheets contain 12 independent activities, plus a number of additional challenge tasks. Full details: Page 1: E-safety rules colouring poster Page 2: Template to create own e-safety rules poster Page 3: Spot and colour examples of information that should not be shared online Page 4: Activity to identify sensible online behaviour and actions Page 5: Short cloze passage about internet safety Page 6: Same as page 5, but a simpler version with first letter of each missing word provided Page 7: Design an ID badge for an e-safety superhero Page 8: Internet safety wordsearch and acrostic poem Page 9: Cyberbullying colouring poster Page 10: Template to create own anti-cyberbullying poster Page 11: Sort examples of respectful and disrespectful online language Page 12: Sort good and bad examples of online chat Page 13: Templates to design an e-safety badge Also included is a certificate template (PDF and editable Publisher versions) to award to the children when they have completed the tasks. This resource supports the following objectives from the UK computer science curriculum: KS1: 'Use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies.' This workbook could also be used alongside 2 of my other e-safety resources: E-safety lesson: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/e-safety-assembly-and-lesson-for-ks1-and-ks2-11491041 Cyberbullying lesson; https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/cyberbullying-assembly-and-lesson-for-internet-safety-in-ks1-and-ks2-11498551 Alternatively, you can buy all 3 of these resources in one bargain bundle! https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/e-safety-workbook-and-lessons-bundle-for-years-1-2-and-3-11632329 Please see the Goldtopfox shop for more useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
'Robin Hood's School Days' Primary School Play Script
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'Robin Hood's School Days' Primary School Play Script

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A full and original primary show play script, which can be used in a variety of teaching and performance areas. In this story, we meet a 10 year old Robin Hood and learn about his struggles at school, how he met his most famous comrades and, of course, the reasons behind his rivalry with the evil Sheriff of Nottingham. This exciting tale of adventure and heroism is perfect for an end of year extravaganza or as a more scaled down class performance. It is a fun and educational story, which is enjoyable for children to read and perform, as well as being straightforward for teachers to organise and direct. Key information: Age range: 7-11 Show running time: 50-60 mins Number of speaking parts: up to 30 The show also contains differentiated roles, in order to allow for inclusion of pupils of all abilities. Please see other 'Goldtopfox' TES resources for an alternative full package for this show, including all music and sound effects: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-robin-hood-s-school-days-primary-school-play-script-with-all-music-and-sounds-11356401
'Chocolate Wars' primary school play script
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'Chocolate Wars' primary school play script

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A full and original primary show play script, which can be used in a variety of teaching and performance areas. 'Chocolate Wars' tells the tale of King Cocoa's journey of food discovery during a contest to design a wonderful new flavour of chocolate. It is a fun and educational story, which is enjoyable for children to read and perform, as well as being straightforward for teachers to organise and direct. In addition, the show incorporates a number of healthy eating themes, linking directly to the following topics: IPC milepost 2 units: 'Chocolate and 'Shaping Up' Key information: Age range: 7-11 Show running time: 50-60 mins Number of speaking parts: up to 30 The show is designed for a whole class or year group performance (or as a great way to begin/end a topic) and contains differentiated roles, in order to allow for inclusion of pupils of all abilities. Please see other 'Goldtopfox' TES resources for an alternative full package for this show, including all music and sound effects.
'There was an Old Woman who Lived in a Shoe' KS1 primary school play script
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'There was an Old Woman who Lived in a Shoe' KS1 primary school play script

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A full and original primary show play script, which can be used in a variety of teaching and performance areas. Mrs. Laces and her many children are a strange bunch...but, then again, what else would you expect from a family that lives in an enormous shoe? Despite their unusual lifestyle and their worries about the dangerous animals that live nearby, they are a happy lot and are not even remotely interested in upgrading to a brick-built dwelling. However, when the youngest daughter wanders off one day, Mrs. Laces has to make a very brave decision indeed. This is a fun and educational story, which is enjoyable for children to read and perform, as well as being straightforward for teachers to organise and direct. In addition, the show incorporates a number of cross-curricular themes, linking directly to the following topics: • The 'Habitats' topic in the UK science curriculum • The IPC Milepost 1 science units 'Earth - our home', 'I'm Alive' and 'Live and let live' Key information: Age range: 5-7 Show running time: 30-45 mins Number of speaking parts: up to 30+ The show is designed for a class, year group or whole school performance (or as a great way to begin/end a topic) and contains differentiated roles, in order to allow for inclusion of pupils of all abilities. Please see other 'Goldtopfox' TES resources for a full package for this show, including all music and sound effects.