ERIC Number: ED328513
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Classroom Drama and Theatre: A Guide to Curriculum Planning.
This state guide to curriculum planning is designed to provide direction to teachers, administrators, and curriculum specialists for developing programs in informal drama and theatre. For each school level (preschool, elementary, middle, and high school) the following topics or concepts are discussed in terms of the student at that level: informal drama, formal theatre, appreciation and criticism, and evaluation. Each section also includes an overview of students' physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development at the level being discussed. A list of references accompanies each section. Critical issues in drama and theatre education also are discussed including college preparation, barriers to enrollment in the arts, and students at risk. The appendixes include: a glossary, a list of play publishers, films & videos for teaching theatre, and a list of theatre supply companies. (DB)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Drama, Dramatics, Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Activities, Preschool Education, Primary Education, State Curriculum Guides, Teaching Methods, Theater Arts
Publication Sales, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 125 South Webster Street, P.O. Box 7841, Madison, WI 53707-7841.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison.