Wings of Fancy: Using Readers Theatre to Study Fantasy Genre

Wings of Fancy: Using Readers Theatre to Study Fantasy Genre

by Joan Garner
     
 

Featuring scripts for well known classical fantasy stories, as well as more current entries into the genre, Wings of Fancy addresses subgenres such as: Fairies and Enchanted Creatures; Fantastic Beasts and Talking Animals. Each script offers a summary of the story with background information on the author and story, plus suggested further readings.

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Featuring scripts for well known classical fantasy stories, as well as more current entries into the genre, Wings of Fancy addresses subgenres such as: Fairies and Enchanted Creatures; Fantastic Beasts and Talking Animals. Each script offers a summary of the story with background information on the author and story, plus suggested further readings. Staging and presentation directions are included, as is a glossary of new and unfamiliar terms. Unlike most other books of this type, lesson plans and project ideas are also included for each story. Grades 4-8

The Readers Theatre series presents original scripts written for the purpose of teaching a specific literary genre. Each book is composed of 24-28 scripts, keyed to published books, plays, poems or stories in that genre, encouraging students to read the originals to accomplish the correlated project. Staging and presentation directions are included. Two-leveled (lower and higher level) projects with all needed lesson plans, forms and discussion are also provided for each script.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591583424
Publisher:
Libraries Unlimited
Publication date:
09/30/2006
Series:
Readers Theatre
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.70(d)

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