This download provides everything for a successful class Assembly Show:
- A topic-based script with a line or two for each class pupil.
- A fun song with actions for the class to perform and teach to the school.
Duration: 15 minutes, Ages: 7 to 12 years, KS1 & LS2
Download includes: script, song words & actions, vocal & backing tracks, piano score, costume, staging & cross-curricular ideas
Related Topics: Environment, Habitats, Places, Plants, Flowers, Gardening, Procreation, Cross-fertilization
Life in the 18th century, Occupations, Global exploration, Discovery of new species, Healthy eating, Working together, Living conditions for children in the past
Synopsis: During the 18th Century new plants were discovered in tropical countries and shipped back to Britain to be cultivated in hothouses. Thomas Fairchild had a garden in the East End of London. He experimented with cross-pollination and fruit tree grafting. There is still a school called Thomas Fairchild in the City.
This show appeals to children's natural love of flowers & gardens. It also gives them an insight into the very different lives and work of children over 200 years ago.
Cast: 15 to 35 short speaking parts
1 to 4 Presenters, Thomas Fairchild (18th century plantsman)
Apprentices: Alice, Ned, Jack, Betty, Molly, Kit, Flora, Tom, Bert, May & others
Flowers: Lily, Aloe Vera, Orchid, Sweet William, Carnation & Mule & others
Apples: Pipsqueak & Old Fruit & others
By Kelkphotos from a production by Columba College, New Zealand
Song Sample: From 'City Garden'
Turn your urban spaces into verdant places
A touch of paradise can be so very pretty.
Work a little everyday and turn your heavy clay
Into a garden in the middle of the City...
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