The art of planning: drama as rehearsal for writing in the Primary grades

Helen Caldwell, Blaine H. Moore

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    Abstract

    Compares the effects of drama and discussion as planning activities for narrative writing in the second and third grades. Finds that writing quality of the group that used drama activities (developing individual ideas for stories through paired improvisations and role plays) was significantly higher than that of the control group.(SR)
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)13-20
    Number of pages8
    JournalYouth Theater Journal
    Volume4
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1990

    Keywords

    • drama
    • writing
    • language arts
    • education

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