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From Children’s Literature to Readers Theatre.

By: Poe, Elizabeth A.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Chicago : American Library Association, 2014Description: 1 online resource (204 p.).ISBN: 9780838996409.Subject(s): Children''s libraries--Activity programs. Young adults'' libraries--Activity programs. Reader''s theater. Drama in educationGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: From Children’s Literature to Readers TheatreDDC classification: 20 Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Part I: About Readers Theatre; Chapter 1: Introducing Readers Theatre; Chapter 2: Collaboration Is Key; Chapter 3: Exploring a Wealth of Possibilities; Chapter 4: Setting the Stage; Chapter 5: Sharing the Pleasure of theWords; Part II: A How-To Guide; Chapter 6: Adapting Literature toScript; Chapter 7: Pre-Performance Preparation; Chapter 8: Books toConsider; Appendix A: Sample Program; Appendix B: Sample Readers Theatre Classroom Assignment; Credits; Index
Summary: In this book Poe introduces and shows how to implement the concept, demonstrating how Readers Theatre offers educators an innovative opportunity to acquaint children and young people with quality literature, develop their public-speaking skills, and teach teamwork in an activity that is as entertaining as it is educational.
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Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Part I: About Readers Theatre; Chapter 1: Introducing Readers Theatre; Chapter 2: Collaboration Is Key; Chapter 3: Exploring a Wealth of Possibilities; Chapter 4: Setting the Stage; Chapter 5: Sharing the Pleasure of theWords; Part II: A How-To Guide; Chapter 6: Adapting Literature toScript; Chapter 7: Pre-Performance Preparation; Chapter 8: Books toConsider; Appendix A: Sample Program; Appendix B: Sample Readers Theatre Classroom Assignment; Credits; Index

In this book Poe introduces and shows how to implement the concept, demonstrating how Readers Theatre offers educators an innovative opportunity to acquaint children and young people with quality literature, develop their public-speaking skills, and teach teamwork in an activity that is as entertaining as it is educational.

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