ERIC Number: EJ717500
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Mar-1
Reference Count: N/A
Drama Wor(l)ds: Explorations of Latina/o Realistic Fiction: Drama Encourages Critical Dialogue through Exploration of Multiple Voices and Perspectives
Medina, Carmen L.
Language Arts, v81 n4 p272 Mar 2004
The fifth graders interpretations of one piece of Latino/a realistic fictions in a mid-western school, specifically around the theme of Mexican Americans living on the U.S/Mexico border is looked at. A demonstration is given on how drama-in-education strategies serve as a powerful set of tools to facilitate complex dialogues and interpretation of Latino/a literature and lives in a diverse society.
Descriptors: Grade 5, Mexican Americans, Drama, Realism, Fiction, Hispanic American Literature, Teaching Methods, Dialogs (Language)
National Council of Teachers of English, 111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801-1096. Web site: http://www.ncte.org/journals
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Grade 5
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Mexico