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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


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

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Edition Notes

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

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out of 5 stars Teaching Drama to Yound Children. October 1, Format: Paperback Verified Purchase. Last school year I taught younger children, I needed this book then! This year I have 3rd and 4th grade drama students. Great Ideas for teaching Drama to younger students. ‹ See all details for Teaching Drama to Young Children /5(4). Stories can provide the launch pad for a one-off drama session or several weeks of work. Drama strategies can be drawn on to deepen the understanding of characters and situations or to explore alternative outcomes. Below is a list of books which provide great opportunities for drama with primary-age children. Always tricky teaching very young children Drama. Ideas have to be stepped, simplified, boiled down but still need a little level of stretch and ambition so the students can feel they are having fun (and quietly- or more likely noisily) progressing/5(21).   Young children love stories because their imaginations are wide open and ready to explore. Reading books to youngsters is an excellent activity, but telling them a story can engage them even more. The drama of voices and the physicality of body motions can be riveting. It might take some practice to learn to tell stories without a book, but a.