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Using Drama to Support Literacy : Activities for Children Aged 7 to 14.

By: Publisher: London : SAGE Publications, 2006Copyright date: ©2006Edition: 1st edDescription: 1 online resource (104 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9781847878632
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Using Drama to Support Literacy : Activities for Children Aged 7 to 14DDC classification:
  • 372.66
LOC classification:
  • PN3171 -- .G584 2006eb
Online resources:
Contents:
Cover Page -- Title -- Copyright -- 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 -- 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 -- Sound collage -- Space building -- Speaking thoughts -- Still image -- Teacher in role -- Thought tracking -- Trials -- Lessons in action -- Literacy -- The Big Bad Wolf -- The Spooky House -- …and the Clock Struck Thirteen -- The Key -- The Three Little Pigs -- Poetry of the First World War: Dulce et Decorum Est -- Poetry of the First World War: Christmas 1924 -- Goodnight Mr Tom (1) -- Goodnight Mr Tom (2) -- PSHE -- Stealing -- Bullying -- History -- The Second World War: The Blitz -- The Second World War: History/Literacy/Music -- RE -- The Christmas Story -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index.
Summary: 'This book will be a welcome, practical addition to the repertoires of teachers of children aged 7-11 who are looking for inspiration and relevance in their teaching of writing skills' - Speaking English `For the drama novice, this is the book to buy. It reveals drama's power, maps the route to success, and empowers the reader to follow' - Literacy Time `All activities are inspiring and imaginative, and the written activities that follow them are varied and interesting...this book will prove useful, especially in the upper primary and middle school' - English Drama Media Using ideas and activities already tried and tested in the classroom, this book shows practitioners how imaginative drama lessons and activities can be used to help encourage and 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 even the most daunted teacher tackle drama with confidence. Also included are: - ideas for suitable writing and drama activities - advice on lesson planning - list of useful resources - examples of children's work and teachers' comments Class teachers, teaching assistants, literacy consultants and drama and English co-ordinators looking for practical, fun drama activities to support literacy will find all the help they need in this book.
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Cover Page -- Title -- Copyright -- 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 -- 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 -- Sound collage -- Space building -- Speaking thoughts -- Still image -- Teacher in role -- Thought tracking -- Trials -- Lessons in action -- Literacy -- The Big Bad Wolf -- The Spooky House -- …and the Clock Struck Thirteen -- The Key -- The Three Little Pigs -- Poetry of the First World War: Dulce et Decorum Est -- Poetry of the First World War: Christmas 1924 -- Goodnight Mr Tom (1) -- Goodnight Mr Tom (2) -- PSHE -- Stealing -- Bullying -- History -- The Second World War: The Blitz -- The Second World War: History/Literacy/Music -- RE -- The Christmas Story -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index.

'This book will be a welcome, practical addition to the repertoires of teachers of children aged 7-11 who are looking for inspiration and relevance in their teaching of writing skills' - Speaking English `For the drama novice, this is the book to buy. It reveals drama's power, maps the route to success, and empowers the reader to follow' - Literacy Time `All activities are inspiring and imaginative, and the written activities that follow them are varied and interesting...this book will prove useful, especially in the upper primary and middle school' - English Drama Media Using ideas and activities already tried and tested in the classroom, this book shows practitioners how imaginative drama lessons and activities can be used to help encourage and 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 even the most daunted teacher tackle drama with confidence. Also included are: - ideas for suitable writing and drama activities - advice on lesson planning - list of useful resources - examples of children's work and teachers' comments Class teachers, teaching assistants, literacy consultants and drama and English co-ordinators looking for practical, fun drama activities to support literacy will find all the help they need in this book.

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