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Readers Theater

December 15, 2010 “Readers theatre—the oral expressive interpretation of a scripted piece of literature read in a dynamic, dramatic style—is an outstanding technique for encouraging vocabulary development, fluency and expression in all readers. Elementary educators across the country attest to … Continue reading

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Integrating Drama/Theater into the Classroom

December 1, 2010 Often when people think of “drama/theater” in school, they think of secondary or higher education – not necessarily K-5. Also, people may have the idea that “drama/theater” means ONLY performances on a stage. That could not be … Continue reading

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February is Black History Month

January 26, 2011 February has several “celebrations” on the calendar, one of which is Black History Month. Dramatic readings, short plays, puppet shows, reader’s theater, student podcasts,  student interviews with “historical figures,” and narrated PowerPoint presentations are Drama/theater-type activities that … Continue reading

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