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Reinvite Drama Into Classrooms: New Ways
With an Old Form

Nancy Roser, Miriam Martinez, & Holly Carrell Moore

Classroom-based drama activities such as mime, choral response, tableaux, Readers Theatre, and story reenactments help students to think critically about a text in order to understand characters’ motivation and viewpoints, which promotes a deeper understanding of story narratives. See how dramatic play looks in real classrooms, and learn how it contributes to children’s literacy development.

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doi: 10.1598/e-ssentials.8043

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