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Using Drama to Support Literacy
Activities for Children Aged 7 to 14



April 2006 | 112 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
'This book will be a welcome, practical addition to the repertoires of teachers of children aged 7-11 who are looking for inspiration and relevance in their teaching of writing skills' - Speaking English

`For the drama novice, this is the book to buy. It reveals drama's power, maps the route to success, and empowers the reader to follow' - Literacy Time

`All activities are inspiring and imaginative, and the written activities that follow them are varied and interesting...this book will prove useful, especially in the upper primary and middle school' - English Drama Media

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.

 
Caption Making
 
Ceremony
 
Conscience Alley
 
Costume or Prop
 
Dream Pictures
 
Forum Theatre
 
Hot Seating
 
Journeys
 
Meetings
 
Mime
 
Modelling
 
Movement Sequences
 
Narrate
 
Role on the Wall
 
Sequencing
 
Sound Collage
 
Space Building
 
Speaking Thoughts
 
Still Image
 
Teacher in Role
 
Thought Tracking
 
Trials
 
LESSONS IN ACTION
 
LITERACY
 
Big Bad Wolf
 
The Spooky House
 
…and the Clock Struck Thirteen
 
The Key
 
The Three Little Pigs
 
Poetry of World War 1
Dulce et Decorum Est

 
Christmas 1924

 
Good Night Mr Tom

 
 
PSHE
 
Stealing
 
Bullying
 
HISTORY
 
The Second World War: The Blitz
 
The Second World War: History/Literacy/Music
 
RE
 
The Christmas Story

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