Creative Drama and Music Methods: Activities for the Classroom

Creative Drama and Music Methods: Activities for the Classroom

by Janet E. Rubin, Margaret Merrion

Hardcover(Third Edition)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781442204614
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 01/16/2011
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 148
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Janet E. Rubin, Ph.D., is professor of theatre at Saginaw Valley State University. Dr. Margaret Merrion serves as professor and Dean of the College of Fine Arts at Western Michigan University.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Preface Part 2 Acknowledgments Chapter 3 Chapter 1. Creative Drama and Music in Instructional Settings Part 4 Merging Theory and Practice Part 5 Terminology and Roles Part 6 Getting Started Part 7 Preparing Successful Lessons Part 8 Content and Achievement Standards Part 9 Patterns of Progression Part 10 The Importance of Arts Education Part 11 Guidelines for Success Chapter 12 Chapter 2. Beginning Activities Part 13 Ice-Breakers Part 14 Name Tags or Tent Cards Part 15 Name Games Part 16 Finger Plays Part 17 Nursery Rhyme Finger Plays Part 18 Noisy Stories Part 19 Replaying Part 20 Listening Levels Part 21 Sound Scavenger Hunt Part 22 Found Sound Part 23 Body Sounds Part 24 Reading Rhythm Part 25 Found Sound Sources Part 26 Familiar Songs Part 27 Sample Lesson Chapter 28 Chapter 3. Listening and Seeing Imaginatively Part 29 Concentration Part 30 Control Part 31 Quieting Activities Part 32 Abstract/Concrete Images Part 33 Musical Echoes Part 34 Rhythmic Dialogues Part 35 Sound Journals Part 36 Sample Lesson Chapter 37 Chapter 4. Expressing Creativity without Sound Part 38 Ensemble Singing Part 39 Ensemble Playing Part 40 Choral Reading Part 41 Characterization Part 42 Group Story Building Part 43 Representative Songs Part 44 Sample Lesson Chapter 45 Chapter 5. Improvisation and Story Creation Part 46 Story Creation Part 47 Story Creation from Props Part 48 Story Creation from Pictures Part 49 Open-Ended Stories Part 50 Improvisation and Music Part 51 Solo Improvisation Part 52 Ensemble Improvisation in Music Part 53 Improvisation in Creative Drama Part 54 Improvisation as Story Creation Part 55 Roleplaying Part 56 Sample Lesson Chapter 57 Chapter 6. Integrating Creative Choices Part 58 Story Dramatization Part 59 Story Dramatization Process Part 60 Accompaniment Part 61 Composition Part 62 Suggested Stories to Dramatize Part 63 Sample Lesson Chapter 64 Appendix A Sample Lesson Chapter 65 Appendix B Reflection Questions Chapter 66 Appendix C Further Resources: Web Site Drama and Music Resources Chapter 67 Appendix D: Glossary Chapter 68 Index

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