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Poem of The Week!

There was an Old Man with a beard, Who said, ‘It is just as I feared! Two Owls and a Hen, Four Larks and a Wren, Have all built their nests in my beard!’

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Ten Tips for Public Speaking

Have you ever had trouble getting up in front of a group of people to talk? Do you find public speaking a little scary? Well here are 10 handy tips for Public Speaking to keep cool, calm and collected on stage!

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Martha and Jemima

Martha and Jemima are two old ladies who did speech and drama in back in the good old days! Watch as Martha grows in confidence as she remembers all that she learned in her classes long ago…

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Ten Tips for Show and Tell!

Pick something interesting. Make sure it is something that people will want to know more about and are able to hold or look at closely.
Make sure YOU are interested in the thing you’re going to be talking about. If you know lots about it, you will be able to tell your class all the things you know.

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Speak Up Kids in the Newspaper!

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Nope – it’s 30 little superheros!

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Boredom Busters!

Try these great ideas for keeping the kids busy this holiday! Finger Puppet Gloves Get an old pair of gloves or a buy a cheap pair, then make each finger come alive! Use sequins, googly eyes, bits of old fabric, wool and a few dabs of glue to create five crazy characters. If your little ones want to mix and match, cut each of

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Graceville Students Get Creative

Speak Up Studio has been running the speech and drama program at Graceville State School for twelve months and is proud to be a platinum sponsor of the 2013 fete!

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The Aliens Have Landed

by Kenn Nesbitt

The aliens have landed! It’s distressing, but they’re here.
They piloted their flying saucer through our atmosphere.
They landed like a meteor engulfed in smoke and flame….

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When Rattlesnakes wear Rollerskates

by Kenn Nesbitt

When rattlesnakes wear roller skates it’s quite a sight to see. They figure skate in figure eights enthusiastically….

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Term 2 Highlights

Our prep – grade 2 students have gone on amazing adventures with pirates and mermaids, and have created beautiful props to use for their end of term performances. Here are some of their amazing creations!