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Mad About Drama: Book 2

Motivation, Action, Discovery

Written by a highly skilled drama teacher, Mad About Drama Book 2, offers creative, ready-to-teach units in drama to help middle to senior primary students explore, express, create and think about issues and problems that humans face. It contains units based on appealing and accessible sources of motivation.

Ages: 9-11 | Pages: 56 | Code: 0365 | ISBN: 9781877440656

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Ginny Thorner

Ginny Thorner is passionate about helping children to work, think and learn through performing arts. She has devoted much of her professional life to developing ways of weaving dance and drama into inquiry learning. She is a performing arts specialist with primary school students, teaches privately with Momentum Performing Art, is a key member of the Learning Through the Arts team and is a drama lecturer with teacher trainees.

Being mad about drama4
Using the MAD model4
Lessons and timing5
Motivations needed for this series6
Tips for working in drama7
Resources needed for drama7
Playing by the rules of the drama7
Creating roles8
Refining work8
Writing in role8
Teaching approach9
Key drama terms used in this book9
Unit 1: It's how you play the game10
Suggested curriculum links11
Lesson 112
Lesson 216
Lesson 317
Unit 2: Stand together20
Suggested curriculum links21
Lesson 122
Lesson 224
Unit 3: Celebration for Rinaldo27
Suggested curriculum links28
Lesson 129
Lesson 231
Lesson 333
Lesson 436
Unit 4: Not in my back yard39
Suggested curriculum links40
Lesson 141
Lesson 243
Lesson 346
Lesson 448
Resource vault49
Student-directed assessment sheets49
Words to remember53