Teaching Drama: The Essential Handbook: 16 Ready-to-Go Lesson Plans to Build a Better
Are you a new drama teacher looking for help planning your first year? Or an experienced teacher in need of refreshing new ideas for your drama classes? Teaching Drama: The Essential Handbook is a new resource with 16 ready-to-go lesson plans that will provide you with the tools you need to build your kids into incredible actors.Go beyond drama games. With this handbook you'll get: A semester's worth of cumulative lessons that will turn your kids into real-deal actorsNotes on how to introduce basic acting concepts in a way kids will instantly understandSuggested activities for both "younger" and "older" kidsHow to transition between activities and from lesson to lessonContemporary new games like a "Facebook Character Profile"Reflection and journaling exercises after every lesson.Below are just a few of the topics covered in the lessons:What is Theatre? Students explore how theatre is the art of telling stories through live acting.Creating an Ensemble. Students learn to work together, build trust, and involve every member in a performance. Movement & Space. Students explore how pantomime and behavior can help tell a story. Character Development. Students explore what makes characters unique and how to create compelling characters onstage. Objective & Tactics. Students wil...
- ASIN: 1496093380
Drama Lessons: Ages 7-11
Drama Lessons: Ages 7–11 offers an exciting and varied range of tried and tested lessons tailor-made for busy teachers. Drama Lessons: Ages 7–11 emerges from the continuing positive responses to Drama Lessons for Five to Eleven Year Olds (2001). In this book you will find a carefully chosen selection of the best lessons from the original book, plus some exciting new material – a combination of brand new and classic lessons. This new collection introduces Literacy Alerts which identify how the drama activities develop aspects of literacy and suggest additional literacy activities. For each lesson plan, essential resources and timing information are provided. The lessons cover a range of themes and curriculum areas. Full of pick-up-and-go lesson plans, this book will be of enormous interest to specialists and non-specialists of drama alike. All primary teachers, literacy coordinators and teaching assistants should have this book in their hands and it will give all trainee teachers a flying start in their school placements.
- ASIN: 0415677831
Teaching Drama: Fundamentals and Beyond: A System Using more than 250 Exercises, Improvisations and
Mr Crockett has written a comprehensive guide to teaching and performing drama. Rich in detail, description, and explanation of day-to-day exercises, improvisations, activities, and lessons, this book will enrich and encourage any novice or experienced teacher, professional, or student. While the basis of the book centers on drama techniques in the classroom, it achieves much more in terms of providing ideas and instruction for developing more engaging, expressive communication skills for any learner, at any age.
- ASIN: 069225403X
Teaching Drama to Little Ones: 12 Ready-to-Go Lesson Plans for Kids Age
Do you find it difficult to find drama activities for preschool age children? Teaching theatre to very young children is a completely different experience than working with older kids. Their attention spans are shorter and they require games that are simple, short and active…but also provide them with the skills necessary to grow as an actor. Teaching Drama to Little Ones is packed with activities that do just that. It includes 12 lesson plans specifically designed for kids age 3-7 that you can implement today. It also includes guides on how to adapt a script and rehearse a show with this age group. Inside this book you'll find: 12 lessons plans packed with over 70 activities ideal for kids age 3-7 Each lesson contains a Warm-Up, Focus, Voice, Movement and Imagination activity Simple reflection questions after every lesson A guide to creating a script for little ones A guide to auditioning, rehearsing and performance tips for little ones An appendix with lyrics of simple songs for classroom use Below are just a few of the topics covered in the lessons: Getting to Know You. Students will feel comfortable in a new environment, realizing that theatre class is a place where they can make new friends while learning how to sing, dance, and act. Make Believe. Students will use t...
- ASIN: 0692605371
Drama Start! Drama Activities, Plays and Monologues for Young Children, Ages
‘Drama Start’ is a collection of drama activities, including games, role playing ideas, action poems, plays and monologues, suitable for children between the ages of 3 and 8. It can be used in Early Years’ settings or in primary schools, up to and including second class. This book is also suitable for people working with children in any setting where drama is used such as community groups, out of school care facilities, therapeutic group work and so on. The book is accessible and easy to follow. It is divided into three parts – Drama Games, Plays and Monologues. Each section provides educators/teachers/leaders with a variety of creative and imaginative ideas for stimulating drama activities in many different settings.
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- ASIN: 095689660X
Drama Lessons: Ages 4-7
Designed for busy teachers, Drama Lessons: Ages 4–7 provides tried and tested lesson plans which will help you to make your drama lessons fun learning experiences. Drama Lessons: Ages 4–7 emerges from the continuing positive responses to Drama Lessons for Five to Eleven Year Olds (2001) and the three book series, Role Play in The Early Years (2004). In this book you will find a carefully chosen selection of the best lessons taken from these four texts, plus some exciting new material – a combination of brand new and classic lessons. This new collection introduces Literacy Alerts which identify how the drama activities develop aspects of literacy and suggest additional literacy activities. For each lesson plan, essential resources and timing information are provided. The lessons cover a range of themes and curriculum areas. Specialists and non-specialists, nursery nurses, teaching assistants and playgroup leaders will find the book easy to use and it will give all trainee teachers a flying start in their school placements.
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- ASIN: 0415516978
Drama Lesson Plans for Busy Teachers: 40 Ideas for drama that will bring the curriculum to
What’s included? All four books in the series include lesson plans and ideas sheets for busy teachers. In this first book you’ll find the following four sections: Foundational Drama Skills, Storytelling, Communication, and Using Props and Costume. You’ll also get a bonus section on putting on a radio play using the Babushka story. There are forty sessions in this book, divided into four sections, enough material for you to run one drama session a week over the school year (plus the bonus section). You can turn the lesson plans and the individual activities into one off sessions, or use them to build schemes of work. They're flexible, so you and your students can add your own topics, learning objectives, stories, or ideas throughout. ‘Pick up and teach it’ drama sessionsDrama is both a teaching method and an art form. You’ll find it is an accessible way into most topics. You can use it to teach English, PSHE, history, or science. You can use it introduce stories – and every topic has a story attached to it if you delve deep enough. You can also link up with other disciplines to inspire Creative Arts projects and Drama is good for teaching important skills such as self-confidence, body awareness, collaborative working and self-expression. You can even use Drama to bri...
- ASIN: B074PCM5MB
How To Teach Drama To Kids: Your Step-By-Step Guide To Teaching Drama To
If you want to learn how to teach drama to kids, then get "How to Teach Drama To Kids" written by a person with real life experience teaching drama to children. This guide, “How to Teach Drama to Kids” will take someone unsure of the main principles of teaching theatre arts to various ages, through the basic categories and components principally considered to be the heart of the study of Drama. Whether you are a music or English teacher hired to teach a semester of Drama, or an actor commissioned to do a series of children’s workshops, this guide will take you through a stage-by-stage process including exercises for the under 10 age group, the pre-teens, and the high-school ages. The author adds her own tips for making particularly challenging games or exercises “work,” and presents her own hints for keeping your resources and equipment to an inexpensive and manageable budget. With chapters from the basics of “Movement,” “Voice,” “Improvisation,” “Role-Playing” and “Scene Work” to the more intricate additions of “Story-Telling,” “Puppetry” “Stage-Fighting” and “Chorus-Line Dancing Steps,” this guide is broken down so that you may choose to eliminate certain chapters from your planning or to add the author’s hints for extending a...
- ASIN: 1523229411
Drama Handbook: Teaching Acting Through Scene
By Davina Rubin. Activities and scene performances related to real-life issues help middle school students build self-confidence as they learn drama and speech skills. Performing basic acting exercises that focus on movement, using props, and speaking to an audience, participants develop effective oral expression and stage presence, and also learn theater-related terms and concepts. The book includes 16 short scenes and 22 interrelated monologues and dialogues. Grades 6–8. Suggested resources. Good Year Books. 128 pages. ©2000. GDY488.
- ASIN: 1596473231
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