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Jumpstart! Assemblies

Ideas and Activities For Assemblies in Primary Schools, 1st Edition

By John Foster

Routledge

124 pages

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Description

This book contains a wealth of ideas for teachers to deliver engaging and informative assemblies in primary schools. The book gives a structure for any assembly that can be easily followed with minimum preparation and provides plenty of opportunities for children to learn interactively and reflect on the theme introduced.

With all the essential information on over 40 topics and complementary resources, including the author's own poetry, Jumpstart! Assemblies covers a variety of subjects, such as:

  • personal relationships and values, including friendship, bullying, tolerance, and greed;
  • health and wellbeing, including exercise, food, safety at home and online, and mental health;
  • global issues, including conservation, the environment, world hunger, and peace;
  • festivals and celebrations, including Diwali, Hanukkah, Ramadan, Chinese New Year, and Christmas.

This book will be an invaluable aid for any teacher who wants to jumpstart the school day with a dynamic and effective assembly.

Table of Contents

Introduction

  1. Personal Relationships and Values
  2. Bullying

    Friends and Friendships

    Greed

    Heroes

    Honesty

    Litter

    Manners

    Perseverance

    Right and Wrong

    Rights and Responsibilities

    Rules

    Saying Sorry

    Tolerance

  3. Health and Wellbeing
  4. Anger

    Eating healthily

    Exercise

    Happiness

    Sadness

    Safety on the Internet

    Safety at home

    Safety in the Street

    Safety on the Road

  5. Global Issues
  6. Endangered Species

    World Conservation Day

    World Forest Day

    World Homeless Day

    World Hunger Day

    World Oceans Day

    World Peace Day

    World Water Day

  7. Festivals and Celebrations

Bonfire Night

World Book Day

Chinese New Year

Christmas

Divali

Eid-Al-Fitr

Eid-Al-Adha

Guru Nanak’s Birthday

Hannukah

Harvest Festival

National Pets Day

National Poetry Day

Remembrance Day

St Andrew’s Day

St David’s Day

St George’s Day

St Patrick’s Day

About the Author

John Foster taught English for twenty years before becoming a full-time writer. He has written over 100 books for classroom use and is a highly regarded children’s poet.

About the Series

Jumpstart

The Jumpstart! books contain ‘quick-figure' ideas that could be used as warm-ups and starter exercises; as well as extended into lessons. Each book has more than 50 inspiring games and activities for Key Stage 1 or Key Stage 2 classrooms. Practical, easy-to-do, and entertaining, the ‘jumpstarts’ will appeal to busy teachers in any primary school.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General