Beginning Drama 4-11

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Updated and revised in the light of the National Literacy Strategy and the new 2000 curriculum, this text provides an introduction for early years and primary school teachers who are new to drama and for student teachers who wish to specialize in the teaching of drama.

It offers step-by-step guidance to help teachers and children grow in confidence in their use of drama and shows clearly how drama can contribute to work in English, to learning ...

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Overview

Updated and revised in the light of the National Literacy Strategy and the new 2000 curriculum, this text provides an introduction for early years and primary school teachers who are new to drama and for student teachers who wish to specialize in the teaching of drama.

It offers step-by-step guidance to help teachers and children grow in confidence in their use of drama and shows clearly how drama can contribute to work in English, to learning across the curriculum and to the broader cultural life of the school.

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Writing to help teachers develop confidence and expertise to help fashion the teaching of dram into a meaningful educational experience that the matches the demands of the primary school curriculum. Chapters explore the relationship between drama and games, activities for drama lessons, drama in cross-curricular work, the place of performance, and problems of assessment. Distributed by Taylor & Francis. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781853467028
  • Publisher: Fulton, David Publishers
  • Publication date: 1/1/2001
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 0.31 (w) x 6.69 (h) x 9.61 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1 Beginning drama with games 1
2 Beginning drama with a story: The Forest Child 18
3 Beginning drama in the early years 36
4 Drama in the curriculum 54
5 Drama and literacy 75
6 Drama, community and performance in the primary school 87
7 Progression, continuity and assessment in primary drama 101
App. 1 The Forest Child 121
App. 2 A selection of drama conventions 123
App. 3 QCA Guidelines for Progression Years 1 to 6 126
Bibliography 128
Index 131
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