Pupils as Playwrights - Drama & Literacy & Playwriting

Pupils as Playwrights - Drama & Literacy & Playwriting $22.99

Brian Woolland

Published by Trenthan Books

This is an innovative and exciting approach to drama and to developing the literacy skills of children from the ages of 6 to 12

It is especially timely now that creativity, and particularly drama, is being recognised as so important in pupils' development

The book ...

makes explicit links between literacy, drama and the development of speaking and listening skills presents case studies of developed process drama, noting what might be expected of children at different stages in their development offers extensive practical exercises and activities suggests models for planning further work provides photocopiable material which can be used with children gives advice on how to develop similar materials with pupils

Pupils as Playwrights is aimed at primary school teachers, particularly those who teach literacy or drama, and will also be of interest to primary teaching trainees

Brian Woolland has worked as a teacher in mainstream education, an advisory teacher for Drama and a Senior Lecturer in Drama at the University of Reading and leads workshops on Educational Drama and Theatre

Now a freelance writer and educator, he divides his time between teaching, leading courses for teachers and writing novels and plays

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