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Dramathemes 4th Edition

Author : Swartz, Larry
ISBN : 9781551383002
Genre : Education
File Size : 78. 85 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 : 20. 5 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.

This Book Is Not About Drama

Author : Myra Barrs
ISBN : 9781551382692
Genre : Education
File Size : 62. 97 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.

3 Minute Motivators

Author : Kathy Paterson
ISBN : 9781551388267
Genre : Creative activities and seat work
File Size : 66. 5 MB
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When the thrills of the real world overwhelm the routines of your classroom, this book will show you how to turn unmotivated, unfocused students into eager classroom participants and learners. This practical handbook includes more than 100 simple ideas that will refocus a group, release excess energy, or start a class with a bang.

Independent Reading Inside The Box

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ISBN : 9781551387963
Genre : Children
File Size : 53. 25 MB
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Beyond The Beanstalk

Author : Lynn Rubright
ISBN : UOM:49015002485671
Genre : Education
File Size : 58. 58 MB
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Lynn Rubright demonstrates how K-6 teachers can use storytelling and the expressive arts as motivational tools to develop students' skills.

Story Drama

Author : David Booth
ISBN : 9781551381923
Genre : Education
File Size : 21. 18 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 : 86. 50 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.

Take Me To Your Readers

Author : Larry Swartz
ISBN : 9781551389271
Genre : Education
File Size : 41. 97 MB
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This thoughtful book is rooted in the belief that teachers can lead their students to develop their reading tastes and grow in their love of reading at the same time as supporting and stretching students in their meaning-making experiences. This practical resource highlights more than 50 instructional strategies that invite students to work inside and outside a book through reading, writing, talk, and arts experiences. It highlights the work of guest voices that include classroom teachers, occasional teachers, special education teachers, and librarians who share their best literacy practices. Take Me to Your Readers uses 5 essential areas to structure classroom experiences through children's literature: Motivation; Theme Connections; Genre Connections; Cross-Curricular Connections; and Response. Extensive booklists, teaching tips, a wide range of activities, and reproducible pages provide practical support. Ultimately, this book is designed to take teachers to their readers and start them on a lifelong journey through great books!

Into The Story 2

Author : Carole Miller
ISBN : 1783205741
Genre : Drama
File Size : 22. 67 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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