ERIC Number: ED087065
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972
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Getting to Know Yourself Through Acting, Language Arts (English, Drama): 5111.23.
Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.
This course guide for teachers is intended to help students use improvisational acting techniques in exploring problems that affect today's youth. Performance objectives are listed which include: (1) the application of procedures to follow in group problem solving to complete activities to improve concentration, and (2) the analysis of characters from a play to present dramatic character sketches in class. Also included are: "Course Content," which presents the rationale for the course and the specific content; "Teaching Strategies," which suggests teaching techniques for accomplishing the attainment of the performance objectives (among these techniques are tactile procedures, mirror exercises, body movement, group discussions, improvising, showing emotional response, short lectures, role playing, character analysis, and writing activities); "Student Resources," which lists state-adopted textbooks; and "Teacher Resources," which lists supplementary materials for teacher and student use. (WR)
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Authoring Institution: Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.