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Teaching drama to young children

by Mem Fox

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Published by Heinemann in Portsmouth, N.H .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drama in education.,
  • Drama -- Study and teaching (Primary)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMem Fox ; illustrated by Bob Graeme.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN3171 .F69 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 118 p. :
    Number of Pages118
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2721371M
    ISBN 100435082655
    LC Control Number86014858

    Many children enter school with thousands of hours of experience with books. Their homes contain hundreds of picture books. They see their parents and brothers and sisters reading for pleasure. Other children enter school with fewer than 25 hours of shared book reading. There are few if any children's books in their homes. Video Book Trailer for Drama; Name Pronunciation with Raina Telgemeier; Grade; ; Genre; Graphic Novel; Cultural Area; Teaching Ideas from Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Created by Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Stonewall Children's and Young Adult Literature Award, Honor,

      I have been a reader as long as I can remember. But what I have never really been is a rereader. As an adult, I can count on one hand the number of books I can reread over and over, and even as a kid, I definitely enjoyed more variety in my reading than me, being able to read a children’s book series was the perfect balance of getting brand new Author: Patricia Thang. drama in the young learner (YL) class-room gives children who are shy when speaking a foreign language a charac-ter to “hide behind.” Dramatizing, as Phillips () suggests, is perhaps a better word for this than drama. Dra-matizing means that the children be-come actively involved in a text. This personalization makes language moreFile Size: KB.

    interest. Although written with young children in mind, the messages and activities in the book could easily be adapted for use with older children or even adults. It should be noted that the aim of this book is not to produce child prodigies or professional musicians, although it will stand your child in good stead if they do choose to pursue. Show the book We're Going on a Bear Hunt. Encourage the children to observe the illustration on the cover. Ask them to predict what they think the book will be about. Bear Hunt Dramatics. Dress-up clothing. Binoculars, old camera, paper tubes. Read We're Going on a Bear Hunt to the children. Invite them to join in as you read the repetitive.


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Evident throughout the book is the theme that it is the creativity of the individual teacher or leader that makes for exciting results in drama by and for young people. Included are reminiscences, philosophies, teaching hints, and ideas by such authors as.

This is a wonderful book to use in a cross-curricular context when teaching kids shapes and basic geometry. It particularly introduces students to new, correct names for shapes. This broadening of their vocabulary is another learning outcome from simply enjoying a clever story and then playing with the story through drama games.