Witness how the various post-Roman invaders jostled for power, then divided Angle Land into kingdoms and eventually settled down to become The Anglo-Saxons; take part in a dramatic presentation of the story of Beowulf The Brave; act out King Alfred’s burning of the cakes and learn all about life as an Anglo-Saxon.
Includes three fantastic songs, recorder music for That's The Order Here!, four pages of cross-curricular ideas and extension work, and a class assembly script. There’s even the opportunity to choreograph short dances for the Beowulf instrumental sections.
The Anglo-Saxons includes Words on Screen™ v2 on its enhanced CD, allowing you to display song lyrics on any whiteboard, computer screen, television or interactive touchscreen. The lyrics synchronize with the music as it plays making them easy to teach and easy to learn!
Teacher's Book with:
Full script for the class assembly, to showcase what has been learnt
Music score and lyrics sheets for 3 songs (Piano music score, melody and chords)
Recorder part for That's The Order Here!
Dance and percussion ideas
Includes FREE performance licence for performing on school premises to an audience of staff, pupil and their families
Enhanced CD (for use with a computer and CD player) with:
Vocal tracks sung by children
Professional backing tracks
Instrumental tracks for the dramatic re-telling of Beowulf
Words on Screen™ software with Words on Screen™ v2 versions of songs so that you can display song lyrics on any whiteboard, computer screen, television or interactive touchscreen. The lyrics synchronize with the music as it plays making them easy to teach and easy to learn
Extractable MP3s, printable lyrics, scores and script
Enhanced operation features including ‘double-click’ to hear and teach a single line
Words on Screen™ v2 PDF user guide and player Quick Tour
Licence & copyright details
Words on Screen™ Online with:
An online copy of the Words on Screen™ software to stream or download on-the-go
Flexibility to create an expandable library of Words on Screen™ v2 song collections, nativities and musicals in your Out of the Ark online account
All the features of your Enhanced Audio CD with Words on Screen™ v2
What is Words on Screen™ v2? - For more information click here or play the sample video from this title below.
Words on Screen™ v2 System Requirements
2.33GHz or faster x86-compatible processor, or Inter® Atom™ 1.6GHz or faster processor for netbooks
Microsoft® Windows® XP (32bit) or later, Windows® Server 2008 (32bit)
Internet Explorer 7.0 or later, Mozilla Firefox 4.0 or later, Google Chrome, Safari 5.0 or later or Opera 11
512MB of RAM (1GB RAM recommended for notebooks); 128 MB graphics memory
Intel Core™ Duo 1.83GHz or faster processor
Mac OS X v10.6.8 or later
Safari 5.0 or later, Mozilla Firefox 4.0 or later, Google Chrome, or Opera 11
512 MB RAM; 128 MB graphics memory
My Words on Screen™ Online
If you have purchased a Book & Enhanced Audio CD online which includes Words on Screen™ v2, you will also have received a Words on Screen™ v2 eSongbook in your Out of the Ark online account. There, you can instantly access your Words on Screen™ songs, songbook PDFs and audio MP3s at no additional cost. Simply:
Log in to your online account and select My Words on Screen™ Online
Open the online streaming player
Click on All eSongbooks in the left hand menu and select your eSongbook
The eSongbook is where we bring together all of the digital resources available for your product. As well as being able to play the Words on Screen™ versions of your songs, you can also instantly access PDFs and MP3s for your product. You will find these under eSongbook Resources in the left hand menu of your eSongbook.
From there, you can choose to extract and save All Audio MP3s, All Lyrics PDFs and All Score PDFs. If you just want the MP3s, lyrics or music score for one song, then select the song in the library and use the buttons in the Song Extras area at the bottom of the screen.
You can access these files in the same way if you are using the S!ngchronize™ player that you have downloaded and installed from our website. Simply refresh your player and select your eSongbook. For a downloaded player, you will need to download the eSongbook to your player before you can extract and save the PDFs and MP3s. You will also need to have installed S!ngchronize™ player version 2.0 or above.
Streaming is free for the first 12 months; after that a current annual Digital Site Licence will be required.
You are free to use the material in our That's What I Call A Class Assembly! series for all teaching purposes. The performance of musicals or songs to an audience and the reproduction of scripts, lyrics and music scores are subject to licensing requirements by law. However, when performing this title within a school setting, no licence is required as it is included within the purchase price. If you wish to perform this title on other premises, please contact customer services on 020 8481 7200.
Words on Screen™ User Licences
¹Included with Book and Enhanced Audio CD with Words on Screen™ v2 option is a single user licence, allowing the Words on Screen™ software to be installed on ONE computer only.
²To license the installation of the Words on Screen™ software onto network servers and/or two or more computers, please select the annual Digital Site Licence option.
Digital Site Licence
With so many songbooks and audio files purchased in digital format, teachers need a legal way to install or distribute copies for use around the school. Out of the Ark’s annual Digital Site Licences are the perfect solution!
Cost-effective and flexible, our digital licences give you peace of mind so that you know you are covered for all kinds of digital usage including permission to:
Install songs or Words on Screen™ on a network or on multiple computers on the school's premises
Upload digital content to the school’s intranet or learning platform
Copy MP3 audio tracks to your computer music library (eg iTunes)
Continue to stream Words on Screen™ v2 songs on multiple devices on an annual basis (beyond your free period)
Permit usage of software at home for teachers for preparation purposes
Burn copies of CDs for rehearsal purposes
You will need to purchase an annual Digital Site Licence for each individual title and renew your licence each year.