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Attitudes to age - Drama part 1

Synopsis

The presenter sets the scene. The story is about two friends - Kenny and Andy - and as we join them they are on their way to school.

Scene 1.
Kenny and Andy and kicking a drinks can along the road as they go to school when suddenly the can goes into the garden of Mrs Komotsky.

Kenny is reluctant to retrieve the tin can as Mrs Komotsky is an acquaintance his mother.

Scene 2.
In their classroom a short while later. Kenny and Andy are unimpressed with their teacher's suggestions for their citizenship project and are scathing about the proposed new School Council. They hope they'll be asked to attend a fire station for their project, but in fact are selected a visit to an old people's home.

Scene 3.
Kenny and Andy are on their way back home when they pass Mrs Komotsky's house again. Andy jumps into her garden to retrieve the tin can. At the same time Mrs Komotsky opens her window and calls to Kenny. Andy makes an assumption that Mrs Komotsky probably can't speak much English ('with a name like that'). Mrs Komotsky asks Kenny to come into her garden as she needs his help with something. Kenny persuades a reluctant Andy that they should both go to her assistance.

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  1. Attitudes to age - Teacher's notes

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