ERIC Number: EJ575377
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
The Play's the Thing for Reading Comprehension.
Stanfa, Kathleen; O'Shea, Dorothy J.
TEACHING Exceptional Children, v31 n2 p48-55 Nov-Dec 1998
Describes the use of improvisational drama as a tool to develop reading comprehension skills. Discusses planning improvisational drama, implementing improvisational drama, overcoming obstacles and meeting challenges, and evaluating improvisational drama. An insert summarizes what the research says about effective reading instruction. Examples of promoting comprehension skills through dramatic activities are provided. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A