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Using drama to support literacy [electronic resource] : activities for children aged 7 to 14 / John Goodwin.

By: Goodwin, John.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London : Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Paul Chapman Pub. ; SAGE Publications, 2006Description: 1 online resource (xv, 96 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781847878632 (electronic bk.); 1847878636 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Drama in education | Literacy programs | EDUCATION -- ElementaryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Using drama to support literacy.DDC classification: 372.66 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; About the author; Setting the scene for this book; The scope and structure of the book; Introduction: How to use this book; What children and teachers say; Part I: Strategies; Caption Making; Ceremony; Conscience Alley; Costume or Prop; Dream Pictures; Forum Theatre; Hot Seating; Journeys; Meetings; MIME; Modelling; Movement Sequences; Narrate; Role on the Wall; Sequencing; Space Building; Speaking Thoughts; Still Image; Teacher in Role; Thought Tracking; Trials; Part II: Lessons in Action; Literacy; The Big Bad Wolf; The Spooky House
Summary: Using tried and tested ideas and activities, this book shows practitioners how drama lessons and activities can be used to improve children's writing, speaking and listening skills. Perfect for the person who might not be used to leading drama-based activities, this book takes a step-by step approach that will help teachers tackle drama with confidence. The book also includes ideas for suitable writing and drama activities, advice on lesson planning, a list of useful resources, examples of children's work, and teachers' comments.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Cover; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; About the author; Setting the scene for this book; The scope and structure of the book; Introduction: How to use this book; What children and teachers say; Part I: Strategies; Caption Making; Ceremony; Conscience Alley; Costume or Prop; Dream Pictures; Forum Theatre; Hot Seating; Journeys; Meetings; MIME; Modelling; Movement Sequences; Narrate; Role on the Wall; Sequencing; Space Building; Speaking Thoughts; Still Image; Teacher in Role; Thought Tracking; Trials; Part II: Lessons in Action; Literacy; The Big Bad Wolf; The Spooky House

Using tried and tested ideas and activities, this book shows practitioners how drama lessons and activities can be used to improve children's writing, speaking and listening skills. Perfect for the person who might not be used to leading drama-based activities, this book takes a step-by step approach that will help teachers tackle drama with confidence. The book also includes ideas for suitable writing and drama activities, advice on lesson planning, a list of useful resources, examples of children's work, and teachers' comments.

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Using drama to support literacy by Goodwin, John. ©2006
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