Inspiring Writing through Drama: Creative Approaches to Teaching Ages 7-16

Inspiring Writing through Drama: Creative Approaches to Teaching Ages 7-16

by Patrice Baldwin, Rob John
     
 

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Inspiring Writing through Drama offers interactive, high-quality drama schemes that will motivate and
inspire students aged 7-16 to write for a range of purposes and audiences. Each drama unit offers: • A planning grid flagging the writing
opportunities within the drama• Original resources, such as poems, text messages
and fragments of

Overview

Inspiring Writing through Drama offers interactive, high-quality drama schemes that will motivate and
inspire students aged 7-16 to write for a range of purposes and audiences. Each drama unit offers: • A planning grid flagging the writing
opportunities within the drama• Original resources, such as poems, text messages
and fragments of graffiti• Individual, group and whole-class writing
opportunities, some teacher-led and others guided by the students• Icons to signpost differentiated activities Reading, writing, speaking and listening
opportunities are embedded within the drama experiences, and you can follow the
schemes or use the texts as a springboard to developing your own drama units
and writing opportunities. The authors offer guidance on using drama strategies
imaginatively and encourage you to assess the impact on the writing outcomes of
your students. This book offers a clear methodology and high-quality practical
drama activities that will motivate students to write purposefully within
compelling imaginary contexts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781441155115
Publisher:
BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING
Publication date:
11/22/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
176
File size:
5 MB

Meet the Author

Patrice Baldwin is
President of the International Drama Theatre and Education Association (IDEA),
Chair of National Drama and Director of Drama for Learning and Creativity
(D4LC). She now works freelance internationally as an arts/cultural
education and Drama for Learning consultant, workshop leader and speaker.

Rob
John is a playwright and drama consultant who has been training teachers in
drama and theatre for over twenty years. His radio work includes several plays
for BBC Radio 4 and many stories and dramatizations for BBC Education.

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