The Emperors New Clothes Guided Reading Script or Readers Theater

The Emperors New Clothes Guided Reading Script or Readers Theater
The Emperors New Clothes Guided Reading Script or Readers Theater
The Emperors New Clothes Guided Reading Script or Readers Theater
The Emperors New Clothes Guided Reading Script or Readers Theater
The Emperors New Clothes Guided Reading Script or Readers Theater
The Emperors New Clothes Guided Reading Script or Readers Theater
The Emperors New Clothes Guided Reading Script or Readers Theater
The Emperors New Clothes Guided Reading Script or Readers Theater
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The Emperor's New Clothes Guided Reading Script or Readers Theater
This is one of a collection of Hans Christian Andersen stories and includes Teaching Input, Discussion and Suggestions for Further Activities - i.e. ample content for a lesson. It can equally be used as a literary or PSHE resource.
It could also be used as a small play, for performance, with a few ‘tweaks’ and the addition of the music suggestions below.
Music
1. Fashion - David Bowie
2. You’re so Vain – Carly Simon
Cast of 6:
• Narrator
• Emperor
• Weaver 1 & 2
• Royal Adviser
• Street Child
Duration: Around 10 minutes reading time
Sample Text:
Narrator: (To Street Child) Apart from you, you all went along with this charade – just so as to save face? Well, really!
Royal Adviser: Yes, I know it looks bad
Narrator: It most certainly does
Emperor: But I wonder what you’d have done, especially as everyone else seemed to be going along with it?
Narrator: But couldn’t you see you were being taken for a song and a dance?
Weaver 1: It was quite funny!
Weaver 2: Especially when the emperor here actually turned up to try on his new clothes
Weaver 1: After having given us all that money and gold thread and
Emperor: (Interrupting) Yes, yes. Must you rub it in? Haven’t I been humiliated enough?
Royal Adviser: (Groaning) Oh, if only I had had the strength to admit to what I could see – as in, nothing! No cloth on the loom, no clothes, just air!
Emperor: And what a lot of hot air you were! Coming back telling me how wonderfully the work was progressing. How delighted I was going to be with my new clothes!
Royal Adviser: But I didn’t want to appear either unfit for my job or stupid.
Narrator: And so, you ended up being both!
Street Child: I’ll never understand grown-ups!
Other Hans Christian Anderson stories available are:
• The Ugly Duckling
(with more to come)
Other ‘literary’ scripts in the www.plays-r-ussell.com collection include:
I Fairy Tales - a selection of plays for primary school - assemblies, class plays and guided reading scripts/guided readers/Readers Theater
Key Stage I - Fairy Tales Assembly
Key Stage II - Grimms Brothers
• Fairy Tales Assembly
• Fairy Tales Pantomime
• Cinderella
• Hansel and Gretel
• Little Red Riding Hood
• Rapunzel
• Rumpelstiltskin
• Sleeping Beauty
• Snow White
II The Classics - a selection of plays for primary school - assemblies, class plays and guided reading scripts/guided readers/Readers Theater
• World Book Day Party Assembly
• Take A Book - on Different Genres of Writing
• A Christmas Carol
• Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
• The Wind in the Willows
• The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
• Robin Hood
• Sherlock Holmes
• If
• Smugglers Song
• The Highwayman
• The Listeners
• plus
• Aesop Fables and
• Just So Stories
There is also an extensive collection of ‘alternative’ Shakespeare scripts.

Total Pages
10 pages
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