The Grade 6’s are working their way through the soundtrack of the musical, Wicked. It aims to tell the back-story of Elphaba and Glinda (the witches of the Oz). Dealing with themes such as prejudice, judgement, relationships and how “we are led to those who help us most to grow, if we let them…”. How… Continue reading “Are people born wicked?…”
One of the Guinea Fowl students brought her tap shoes to show the class what “tap dancing” is. How exciting, especially for those who went to watch Singin’ in the Rain at the Artscape this holiday!
The Grade 6’s continue their Wicked expedition. In groups they are chosing to tell the story of either Act 1 or 2 with the use of the iMovie app. Watch this space…
I am so impressed by the Pelican class and their eagerness for this task! They have told the stories of various classic fairy tales in the form of poems. We are using the iPads and the app “Book Creator” where they are able to explore with and use different types of media, including; images, video’s,… Continue reading The 5’s film fairy tales
Our beautiful choir boytjies. We started working on a new song today from…High School Musical. They will be performing a duet with the girls. Exciting stuff!
We have started a Grade 6 girls choir … And are busy experimenting with modern “hip” songs that have the same chord progression, C G Am F. We actually just supervise them as they are the ones who ‘maak ons touwys’ as to how the songs go. They are lovely.
I asked the Kites to pick out lyrics from the songs from the Wicked soundtrack that moved them…this was the result…gorgeous!