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Sammy the snake

Sammy the snake

BEGINNERS

The Happy Snake

SPECIFIC VOCABULARY

color, eyes, mouth, big,small, ears, head, shoulders, knees, toes, body, circle,
four, five, brown, black, green, is, are

SETTING

a park or garden

CHARACTERS

Sammy, the snake

a girl

a CHORUS:             as many students as the teacher wants

Several othersnakes, Sammy’sfriends

THE PLAY

SAMMY:                  What a nice,sunny day!

CHORUS:                What a nice,sunny day!

SEVERAL OTHER SNAKES:   Let’s play, Sammy. Let’s have a race!

SAMMY:                  OK… Let’ssee who isthe fastest. Ready?

CHORUS:                Ready? Are we ready?

SAMMY:                  I’ll count to five. Then we can run. One…two…three….four…..five.

CHORUS:               One…two…three….four…five.

SAMMY:                 GO!

CHORUS:               GO! GO! GO!

(All the snakes begin to run as if they are in a race . Then they suddenly stop because they see a girl playing in the park. When they stop, they are in a circle.)

THE GIRL:            Oh, wow! Look at the cute, little snakes.

They are in a circle.

They are pretty with colors of green and black. They are small.

CHORUS:              They are small! They are small.

THE GIRL:            Hello baby snakes. Do you have names?

SAMMY:                My name is Sammy. I am small.

You are very big. What are you doing?

CHORUS:              What are you doing? What are you doing?

THE GIRL:            I am playing and singing. I am singing a song.

Do you want to sing about the body with me?

SAMMY and OTHER SNAKES:   Yes, yes. We want to sing.

THE GIRL:            How can you hear me if you do not have ears?

SNAKES:                We can FEEL yoursong.

THE GIRL:            OK… We will sing. (She beginsto sing, using motions…)

“Head and shoulders, knees, and toes,

Knees and toes,

Head and shoulders, knees, and toes…

Knees and toes…

Eyes, and ears, and mouth , and nose…

Head and shoulders, knees and toes…

knees and toes.”

SAMMY, ALL THE SNAKES, AND THE CHORUS: They sing the same song that the girl sang.

“Head and shoulders, knees, and toes,

Knees and toes,

Head and shoulders, knees, and toes…..” etc.

THE GIRL:                This is fun! Maybe we can play again tomorrow.

SNAKES:                    Yes! Yes! Yes!

CHORUS:                   Yes! Yes! Yes!

SAMMY:                     I am a happy snake…I am happy!

EVERYONE:              Yes, we are happy!

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