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, Andy Kempe
     
 

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Inspiring Writing through Drama offers interactive, high-quality drama schemes that will motivate andinspire students aged 7-16 to write for a range of purposes and audiences.

Each drama unit offers:

• A planning grid flagging the writingopportunities within the drama
• Original resources, such

Overview

Inspiring Writing through Drama offers interactive, high-quality drama schemes that will motivate andinspire students aged 7-16 to write for a range of purposes and audiences.

Each drama unit offers:

• A planning grid flagging the writingopportunities within the drama
• Original resources, such as poems, text messagesand fragments of graffiti
• Individual, group and whole-class writingopportunities, some teacher-led and others guided by the students
• Icons to signpost differentiated activities

Reading, writing, speaking and listeningopportunities are embedded within the drama experiences, and you can follow theschemes or use the texts as a springboard to developing your own drama unitsand writing opportunities. The authors offer guidance on using drama strategiesimaginatively and encourage you to assess the impact on the writing outcomes ofyour students. This book offers a clear methodology and high-quality practicaldrama activities that will motivate students to write purposefully withincompelling imaginary contexts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781441159090
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
10/18/2012
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 11.60(h) x 0.80(d)

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