Using Drama to Support Literacy
Activities for Children Aged 7 to 14
- John Goodwin - Freelance Consultant
May 2006 | 112 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Using ideas and activities already tried and tested in the classroom, this book shows practitioners how imaginative drama lessons and activities can be used to help encourage and improve children's writing, speaking and listening skills.
Perfect for the person who might not be used to leading drama-based activities, this book takes a step-by step approach that will help even the most daunted teacher tackle drama with confidence. Also included are:
" ideas for suitable writing and drama activities;
" advice on lesson planning;
" list of useful resources;
" examples of children's work and teachers' comments.
Class teachers, teaching assistants, literacy consultants and drama and English co-ordinators looking for practical, fun drama activities to support literacy will find all the help they need in this book.
Costume or Prop
Role on the Wall
Teacher in Role
LESSONS IN ACTION
Big Bad Wolf
The Spooky House
…and the Clock Struck Thirteen
The Three Little Pigs
Poetry of World War 1
The Second World War: The Blitz
The Second World War: History/Literacy/Music
The Christmas Story