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Dramatizing the Content with Curriculum-Based Readers Theatre, Grades 6-12

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ISBN-10: 1467921556

ISBN-13: 9781467921558

Edition: N/A

Authors: Rosalind Flynn

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No matter what the content area, one goal all teachers share is for students to actively engage in learning and achieve deep comprehension of required content material. This book will show teachers how to use Curriculum-Based Readers Theatre (CBRT) to increase students' motivation, active engagement with learning, and reading fluency. Unlike traditional readers theatre, which is typically limited to literature-based scripts, CBRT invites teachers and students to create scripts based on any topic, any work of literature, any textbook, or almost any collection of facts--Science scripts, Social Studies scripts, Language Arts scripts, and even Math scripts. CBRT can be easily incorporated into…    
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Book details

List price: $15.50
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 11/23/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 130
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Rosalind Flynn has been presenting professional development workshops for teachers in collaboration with The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts since 1994. Her focus is the educational uses of drama as a learning method.She earned her Ph.D. from the University of Maryland. At The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC, Dr. Flynn is the head of the Master of Arts in Theatre Education (MATE) degree program. She is the author of two books on the educational uses of drama:Dramatizing the Content With Curriculum-Based Readers Theatre, Grades 6-12 (The International Reading Association, 2007)A Dramatic Approach to Reading Comprehension co-authored with Lenore Blank Kelner…