Covering the Curriculum with Stories: Six cross-curricular projects that teach literacy and thinking through dramatic play

Covering the Curriculum with Stories: Six cross-curricular projects that teach literacy and thinking through dramatic play

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781904424970
Publisher: Crown House Publishing
Publication date: 04/25/2007
Pages: 246
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 11.60(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents


Foreword     1
What is Covering the Curriculum with Stories?     3
Reasons, Benefits and Teaching Tools     5
Why Work Like This?     7
Delivering the power of play through drama     7
How stories can develop learners     10
Why bother?     16
The Play Write Framework     19
Putting literature into literacy     19
The seven basic plots     22
Dramatic Conventions-the tools for the job!     27
Pupils in Role     27
Teacher in Role     29
Meetings     34
Scene Drawing     37
Map and Plan Making     38
Drawing and Writing in Role     39
Role on the Wall     40
Hot Seating     41
Costuming     42
Freeze Frame     43
Still Image     44
Thought Tracking     45
Forum Theatre     45
Soundscape     46
Ritual     47
Role Reversal     48
Reflection     48
Projects for 3-5 year olds     53
How the Projects are Laid Out     55
Mrs Hope's Shop     57
The Incredible Shrinking Machine     79
The Magic Book Adventure     101
Projects for 5-7 year olds     129
How the Projects are Laid Out     131
The Remedy Rocket     133
The Quest     159
The Big Factory and River Trouble     189
Professor Howard Gardner's Multiple Intelligence Theory     221
Dr Anthony Gregorc's Mind Styles Analysis     225
Index     229

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