J Lea Smith
Publisher: Heinemann Drama; 1 edition (April 19, 2001)
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Our scholars spend a wide a part of every day learning content material that turns out unconnected to the tales of their lives. J. Lea Smith and J. Daniel Herring have chanced on that drama is the suitable medium for making that connection. by means of integrating the dramatization of kid's literature into content material reports, we enable scholars to teach their interpretation of the characters, plot, and atmosphere. Literature dramatizations then develop into the lens during which the content material is considered, allowing scholars to reside the curriculum firsthand. Smith and Herring start Dramatic Literacy by means of explaining different diverse roles drama can play within the school room in addition to the necessities of the paintings shape. assorted methods for structuring the dramatic adventure are provided, by way of plenty of worthy examples of either techniques in dramatizing a narrative in language arts, social reports, technological know-how, math, and moment language guide. The examples are soundly provided with pursuits and concentration questions organizing every one lesson, transparent descriptions of school room techniques, and proposals for ultimate assessment of the paintings.