PROSPERO'S LIBRARY

Each part of the story will come with a week's worth of activities. The activities are designed by expert teachers and fulfil the objectives relevant to this terms learning. We think there are about 2-3 hours of stuff per day on the curriculum + the extra activities and challenges. Below is a suggestion of how to structure the week - but it is only a suggestion! If you send us any work or videos/photos, you give us consent to use it on the website.

DAY 1

1 Watch Retelling of

Prospero’s library

2 Online Quiz

3 Literacy Reading

Comprehension

4 Maths  Area & Perimeter

DAY 2

1 Literacy Creative Writing

exercise: Write a spell/potion

2 Science Activity Blow up

the balloon

3 Maths Activity :

Facts about Shakespeare:

Roman Numerals:

4 Extra Activity- making a spell book

DAY 3

1 Re watch Prospero’s

Library

2 Literacy Grammar Exercise

 Punctuation Exercise

3 Science/Dt Making a

potion bottle-  + Instructions

for making the potion

DAY 4

1 Literacy  Character List

 

2 Games- Word search and 

Crossword

3 Science.  Dancing Ghost

DAY 5

1 Literacy  Retelling the story so far

2 Maths Challenges

3 Science  Magic Milk

4 Music exercise

5 Do the weekly challenge and send your entry into us!

So here we go! Week 1, Day 1. Start by watching the first part of the story.....

Next, take the quiz...

DAY 1

WEEK 1 SPECIAL CHALLENGE

This challenge is on the to-do list for day 5 - but we thought we'd give you a look now. Hugh Bonneville has set you a tricky task, watch his message and see what you can do.....

Write or type your spell out neatly, photograph it and send it to The Primary Shakespeare Company at 

                  tempestonline2020@mail.com

The competition will be open until the end of May 2020, the winners will get to see their spells come to life AND will win £50 of book tokens for themselves and £100 for their class! AMAZING.

DAY 1 LITERACY

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Click on the picture below to download your literacy activity for today - there's one for year/grade 3&4 and one for year/grade 5/6.

DAY 1 MATHS - Area & Perimeter of Prospero's Palace

Three maths problems - Yr 3 -6 - see if you can do them all!

DAILY TEMPEST DANCE WARM UP

In the first video, Luke will teach you all the elements you need to do the warm up. When you're ready, watch the second video and away you go! If you want to film yourself doing the warm up you can send it to us and we might even add you to the video! If you send us video, you give us consent to use it on our site.

DAY 2

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DAY 2 LITERACY

There are 3 things you're going to need for todays literacy activity :

1 The Lesson Plan

2 The Spell Writing Example

3 The Spell Writing Template

Click on each one to download it and get going!

DAY 2 MATHS

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Todays maths exercise is all about Shakespeare facts and Roman numerals.

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DAY 2 SCIENCE

Here's a science lesson from Science Bob that helps you to perform a magic trick that Prospero himself would be proud of. Click on the spell book to download...

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DAY 2 EXTRA ACTIVITY

MAKING A SPELL BOOK

Laura has an activity for you - watch her video to find out what to do...

DAY 3

Ok, so it's time to revisit the story, press the button to go back up to the video of Prospero's Library to remind yourself of what happens.

DAY 3 LITERACY

Today we've got a grammar and a punctuation exercise, click on the picture to download.

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DAY 3 DT/SCIENCE

We're going to make a potion bottle - all the ingredients are listed in the plans. Adult supervision required for this one! Click on the bottle to download....

DAY 3 POTION INSTRUCTIONS

EXTRA ACTIVITY

Do you think you could write up the instructions for the potion you've just made? It would help future wizards with their work....

DAY 4

DAY 4 LITERACY

CROSSWORD

WORDSEARCH

Here's a little crossword for you - if you know the story, this should be easy! Click to download.

See how quickly you can complete the word search. Click to download.

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DAY 4 SCIENCE

DANCING GHOST

 

DAY 4 EXTRA LITERACY

Another Science Bob experiment - click on the GHOST to download.....

DAY 5

DAY 5 MUSIC

DAY 5 SCIENCE/ART

Use your creative genius and your science know how to create a masterpiece. Click to download.

NOW FOR THE SPECIAL CHALLENGE!

Write or type your spell out neatly, photograph it and send it to                  The Primary Shakespeare Company at 

                        tempestonline2020@mail.com

The competition will be open until the end of May 2020, the winners will get to see their spells come to life AND will win £50 of book tokens for themselves and £100 for their class! AMAZING.

Each week one of our celebrity patrons will task you with a special challenge. This competition is open to everyone in the whole world! If you send us a video entry, you grant permission for us to use it on our website. You can see the prize listed below the video. Hugh Bonneville (Paddington's Dad or if you're a grown up -  Lord Downton) has issued the first challenge. Watch his video, it's a tricky task, and we can't wait to see your work. The address to send it into is below the video. GOOD LUCK!

WELL DONE - YOU'VE COMPLETED WEEK 1

Check in again on Monday for the next episode of the story, and loads more activities! Stay safe and we'll see you soon.

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Starting you off on a project that could last awhile! We're going to begin to make character profiles for everyone we meet in The Tempest. Download to get started....

DAY 5 LITERACY

DAY 5 MATHS

It's your turn. How would you tell the first part of the story. You've seen our version and read the script. It's time for you to get going on your very own version,  using everything that you've learnt so far this week.

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Here's a few challenges you could do - download and have a go.

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If you want to see a grid of all the objectives you'll be fulfilling, you can download it here

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HOW TO USE PDF WORKSHEETS

Quick video tutorial on using PDF worksheets!

Yr 3/4

Yr 5/6

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A full music lesson created by composer Rachel Leach. Using music to help Prospero cast spells!

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COMPETITION CLOSING DATE EXTENDED TO 26 JUN

COMPETITION CLOSING DATE EXTENDED TO 26 JUN

COMPETITION CLOSING DATE EXTENDED TO 26 JUN