Literary Ideas and Scripts for Young Playwrights
Libraries Unlimited, 2004 - Children's plays - 176 pages
Poetry for Choral Readings
Fairy Tales for Reader's Theater
Folk Tale Plays Fairy Tale
Alterations for Reader's Theater
Fairy Tale Alterations for Plays
Modern Fairy Tale Plays
Story Joke Plays
Modern Cultural Myth Plays
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Thank you Lola Todd, Lynn Ack- erman, Susan Roup. and Jenny Slater for inviting me into your classrooms to lead writing projects, and especially for your wonderful, imaginative, and cooperative students. Thank you students at Summit ...
Introduction National attention on improving math and science test scores in our public schools has left writing curriculum in the dust. Yet it is inconceivable that employers would overlook poor reading and writing skills.
They must "show rather than tell," a writing class mantra, how characters behave and feel through action and dialog. In his book, Playmaking, Daniel Sklar says that while writing their own plays, students "develop language arts skills" ...
it clear that the script is under discussion, not the writer. Discussions begin with positive feedback and finish with suggestions for how to strengthen and clarify the work. Writers who welcome such critiques become stronger writers ...
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2 Fairy Tales for Readers Theatre
3 Fairy Tale Plays
4 Fairy Tale Variations for Readers Theatre
5 Fairy Tale Variations for Plays
6 Modern Fairy Tale Plays
7 Story Joke Plays
8 Poetry Plays
9 Historical Plays
10 Cultural Myth Plays
11 Original Story Plays
About the Author and the Illustrator