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Literary ideas and scripts for young playwrights

Author: Lisa Kaniut Cobb
Publisher: Portsmouth, NH : Teacher Ideas Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection presents techniques for tapping a broad range of literary sources to inspire young writers. Drawing upon poetry, folk tales, story jokes, popular nursery rhymes, and more, this book walks students through the process of creating new stories and scripts for choral readings, readers theatre, and classroom plays. The process inspires creativity, problem solving, observation, and listening skills within  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Kaniut Cobb
ISBN: 1591580714 9781591580713
OCLC Number: 53084055
Description: xii, 176 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Poetry for choral readings --
Fairy tales for reader's theater --
Fairy tale plays --
Fairy tale alterations for reader's theater --
Fairy tale variation for plays --
Modern fairy tale plays --
Story joke plays --
Poetry plays --
Historical plays --
Cultural myth plays --
Original story plays.
Responsibility: Lisa Kaniut Cobb ; illustrated by Helen Matthews.
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This collection presents techniques for tapping a broad range of literary sources to inspire young writers. Drawing upon poetry, folk tales, story jokes, popular nursery rhymes, and more, this book walks students through the process of creating new stories and scripts for choral readings, readers theatre, and classroom plays. The process inspires creativity, problem solving, observation, and listening skills within a writing and theatrical framework.

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