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ERIC Number: ED491962
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Feb-23
Pages: 192
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-1-5915-8071-4ISBN-978-1-5915-8071-3
ISSN: N/A
Literary Ideas and Scripts for Young Playwrights
Kaniut Cobb, Lisa
Teacher Ideas Press
This collection presents techniques for tapping a broad range of literary sources to inspire young writers. Drawing upon poetry, folk tales, story jokes, and more, Literary Ideas walks students in grades 3-8 through the process of creating new stories and developing them as scripts for choral readings, readers theatre, and classroom plays. The process inspires creativity, problem solving, observation, and listening skills within a writing and theatrical framework. Includes the following: 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 Poetry Plays Historical Plays Modern Cultural Myth Plays
Teacher Ideas Press. P.O. Box 6926, Portsmouth, NH 03802-6926. Tel: 800-225-5800; Fax: 603-431-2214; e-mail: custserv@teacherideaspress.com; Web site: http://www.teacherideaspress.com/.
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Grade 3; Grade 4; Grade 5; Grade 6; Grade 7; Grade 8
Audience: Students; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A