Emergency Radio Drama Unit

This year’s theme for World Radio Day was ‘Radio In Time of Emergency‘. I developed thisĀ drama unit for Year 5 & 6 around that theme with a focus onĀ improvised dialogue, characterisation and structure. The lesson sequence is based on the 5Es teaching model, familiar to many teachers from working with the Primary Connections science modules.

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A simulated FM radio station

We’re in the process of establishing a radio station at school. I’ve established some links with the wonderful people at our local FM station GulfFM and we’re hoping to have a low-powered community FM station set up in the next 12 months. In the meantime I’ve put together some equipment in one of our practice

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Stitcher

I found Stitcher while searching for Radio apps to use with my Year 9 class. Stitcher archives radio talk shows, drama shows, documentaries and news programs then ‘stitches’ them together to create your own personalised radio station. And to think I used to do this with a Hanimex tape-recorder and an AM radio! The content

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