Playmaking: Children Writing & Performing Their Own Plays (Paperback)

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Sklar's personal account of teaching dramatic writing, direction, and performance, to a group of 7th graders in the South Bronx, reveals the planning and execution of his lessons. It also addresses the reception such lessons received-including resistance. Teachers and Artists-in-Residence stand to gain much from this book, since it deals with real life dynamics in the classroom and necessary strategies for getting through a project in a thought-provoking, fun, and creative way for everyone participating. "I love this book. It's a great read, and it taught me a lot about playwriting, theater, and young people."-Pat Conroy, author of The Prince of Tides.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780915924356
ISBN-10: 0915924358
Publisher: Teachers & Writers Collaborative
Publication Date: September 1st, 2000
Pages: 184
Language: English