This book for inservice and preservice teachers demonstrates how to use drama to promote students' speaking and listening skills, including strategies to help motivate reluctant learners. The authors show techniques for using role play effectively and explore how to generate a productive dialogue between teachers and pupils that is both powerful and enabling.
Speaking and Listening Through Drama 7-11 presents innovative inclusive methods for teaching across the curriculum and provides classroom-tested lesson plans complete with implementation guidelines. A 'how to' section describes a range of approaches showing how teachers can:
- Use drama for inclusion and citizenship
- Generate empathy in drama
- Link history and drama
- Begin using assessment of speaking and listening (and other English skills) through drama