Drama Schemes, Themes and Dreams

Drama Schemes, Themes and Dreams

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This remarkable collection of resources shows teachers how to guide their students through the drama process. Drama Schemes, Themes a Dreams offers a comprehensive outline of improvisation and interpretation strategies that teachers can incorporate in classroom instruction. Organized around universal themes that invite students to make connections to texts and to each other, the book encourages students to consider their own identities and their place in the world. Each chapter is organized around a framework that will engage students as they experience a wealth of dramatic activity. This practical and useful book features a host of sources for improving classroom instruction, including scripts, monologues, poetry, novel excerpts, and visual images. Strategy Schemes provide a framework for structuring the learning. Pieces written expressly for inclusion in this book are contributed by experienced educators and artists. The selected strategies enrich the meaning-making, creative process, and critical skills that students need to succeed in school and in life. New and experienced teachers in all subject areas will find the help they need to create meaningful and innovative learning opportunities for all learners.We might not, however, not get to know what a character is thinking. Students add a thought to each of the charactera#39;s dialogue speech bubbles, thus showing the inner voice of the character. Students can re-create the dialogue from one or anbsp;...

Title:Drama Schemes, Themes and Dreams
Author:Larry Swartz, Debbie Nyman
Publisher:Pembroke Publishers Limited - 2010


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