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Dramathemes 4th Edition

Author : Swartz, Larry
ISBN : 9781551383002
Genre : Education
File Size : 24. 58 MB
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In this totally revised 4th edition, Larry Swartz digs deeply into the riches of the past three books and considers the experiences of language arts teachers who have used all three versions for almost three decades. Full of engaging new ideas, the book includes many new sources and carefully chosen strategies for exploring challenging issues with students, including identity, poverty, diversity, bullying, and immigration. Literary sources are at the root of this amazing book, and encompass picture books, novels, poetry, scripts, and photographs. Compelling strategies throughout the book are designed to enrich interactive possibilities amongst learners in the language arts classroom. By reading, writing, and talking both in and out of role, students can develop and share their responses, stories, and ideas. A bestselling classroom resource for almost thirty years, Dramathemes is an ideal book for teachers who want to put drama into literacy programs, and literacy into drama programs.

The New Dramathemes

Author : Larry Swartz
ISBN : 9781551381411
Genre : Education
File Size : 71. 57 MB
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This remarkable book includes more than one hundred games and drama activities, all with a clear learning focus. The activities use themes as a springboard for easy drama through games, movement, tableau, role playing, improvisation, readers theatre, choral speaking, and much more. Teachers will find opportunities to explore literary genres that include the picture book, novel, rhyme, folktale, poem, script, and photograph. New drama structures look at relevant topics that range from personal narrative and the immigrant experience to bullying and building a community. This comprehensive approach to drama illustrates how teachers can reach each learner in the classroom.

3 Minute Motivators Revised And Expanded Edition

Author : Paterson, Kathy
ISBN : 9781551382951
Genre : Education
File Size : 60. 63 MB
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This jam-packed new edition offers practical strategies that will develop a number of important life skills to help defuse negative situations, encourage classroom participation, and instill the joy of learning. With over 75% new material, the 200 activities in this remarkable resource will guide students through a myriad of challenging situations, from understanding technology, to defusing anger and stress, to giving a controlled escape for excess energy, to practicing cooperation and collaboration. This practical book has everything teachers and students need to cope with frustration and boredom, have fun, and get back to learning!

This Book Is Not About Drama

Author : Myra Barrs
ISBN : 9781551382692
Genre : Education
File Size : 64. 1 MB
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" Part food for thought, part instruction manual, part stories and scripts to explore, and part encouragement to recharge, this practical book offers a comprehensive approach to using role play and discussion to build meaningful language experiences. It explores issues around storytelling, silent speech, writing, and imagination and shows teachers how to be effective observers and support the deeper meaning that comes from working inside and outside the text. This authoritative resource is full of simple strategies and texts that have been chosen for their ability to engage students, get them out of their chairs, and let them learn actively and socially. The strategies begin with simple games, and evolve into more complex learning opportunities. The model texts give teachers a great place to start, and anecdotes from real classrooms put them into context. These classroom glimpses illustrate the real power that students can bring to their learning as they share within groups and find ways to involve their audience."--Publisher.

Drama

Author : Raina Telgemeier
ISBN : 9780545779968
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 77. 25 MB
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From Raina Telgemeier, the #1 New York Times bestselling, multiple Eisner Award-winning author of Smile and Sisters! Callie loves theater. And while she would totally try out for her middle school's production of Moon over Mississippi, she can't really sing. Instead she's the set designer for the drama department's stage crew, and this year she's determined to create a set worthy of Broadway on a middle-school budget. But how can she, when she doesn't know much about carpentry, ticket sales are down, and the crew members are having trouble working together? Not to mention the onstage AND offstage drama that occurs once the actors are chosen. And when two cute brothers enter the picture, things get even crazier!

Independent Reading Inside The Box

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ISBN : 9781551387963
Genre : Children
File Size : 38. 52 MB
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Story Drama

Author : David Booth
ISBN : 9781551381923
Genre : Education
File Size : 82. 15 MB
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Part memoir and part guide, this book shows teachers how they can connect story and drama as they help students build their own imaginary worlds, drawn from their own real-life attitudes and understandings. Each chapter features effective frameworks and workshop lessons that can be easily implemented in any classroom.

Into The Story

Author : Carole S. Miller
ISBN : 0325006288
Genre : Education
File Size : 26. 20 MB
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Miller and Saxton have created a resource in which teachers and students can discover how, by entering the story, drama becomes a compelling medium for learning.

One Hundred And One Drama Games For Children

Author : Paul Rooyackers
ISBN : 0897932110
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 28. 70 MB
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Drama games are not staged plays but a dynamic form in which children explore their minds and the world around them. They can use their play-acting in sensory games, pantomimes, story games with puppets, in creating masks and costumes, and much more. Drama games allow children to get more in touch with themselves and what they want to be, and are a delightful way to discover the freedom, creativity, and expression of acting- and living. The SmartFunActivity series encourage imagination, social interaction, and self-expression in children. To make the books easy to use, games are marked according to appropriate age levels, length of play time, and group size, using helpful icons. Most games are non-competitive and none require special skills or training. The series is widely used in homes, schools, daycare centers, clubs, and summer camp.

Into The Story 2

Author : Carole Miller
ISBN : 1783205741
Genre : Drama
File Size : 56. 25 MB
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The second in a series, Into the Story 2 presents a well-argued approach to the value of story drama structures, including ten examples of the structures themselves. Each one based on a different picture book, the structures are clearly outlined with detailed lesson plans--complete with a rationale for story choice, key understandings and questions, extension activities, and other resources and materials needed for each drama. The collection includes Margaret Wild's Woolvs in the Sitee, Irene Watts' The Fish Princess, and Maribeth Boelts' Those Shoes. Each structure has been piloted and tested for five years with both students and teachers from across the globe. Providing a strong pedagogical foundation, Into the Story 2 will become an invaluable resource for generalist teachers, drama educators, pre-service teachers, and facilitators of applied drama, alike.

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