Drama and English Teaching Imagination, Action, and Engagement

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-03-01
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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The arts of English and drama are intertwined in performance and on the page. Drama and English Teaching explores the connection between these two disciplines in the contemporary secondary classroom, and examines how teachers can use words and action to encourage imagination, communication and creativity in their students. In addition, the text covers all major developments in drama and English education by drawing from a rich collection of experience, practice and research. Learn to shape innovative research into interactive teaching models

Table of Contents

Prefacep. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xv
Contributorsp. xvi
Glossaryp. xix
Drama and English Teaching: Imagination, Action and Engagementp. 1
Process, Dialogue and Performance: The Dramatic Art of English Teachingp. 13
Invigorating the Teaching of Fiction through Dramap. 32
Experiencing Theatre in the English Classroom: Analysing Play Scripts and Performancesp. 50
Teaching Shakespeare as Dramap. 69
Drama and the Teaching of Poetryp. 88
Narrative, Drama and the English Classroomp. 104
Drama and Contemporary Picture Books in the Middle Yearsp. 121
Drama for Inclusion: A Pedagogy of Hopep. 136
Reading and Writing Ourselves into the Twenty-first Centuryp. 149
Technology, Drama and English Teachingp. 161
Mediated Performance: Video Production in the English Classroomp. 175
Process Drama and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languagesp. 193
Assessing Drama in English: A Framework for Practicep. 213
Referencesp. 224
Indexp. 241
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