By Neil Kitson; Ian Spiby
This ebook is a pragmatic advisor to educating drama and offers a transparent and coherent framework including a theoretical underpinning as a way to enable academics to create their very own drama classes from an educated perspective.
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When a class 44 Drama 7–11 begins they are not sure what is going to happen. It is important to let them know what is expected of them and to define the boundaries of behaviour for them. Let’s listen to Terri as she speaks to the children: We’re going to do some drama today and I know for some of you it will be the first time that you’ve done drama and for others it will be very familiar. I thought it would be a good idea to spend a couple of minutes just talking about what we can expect from a drama session.
It is something of a paradox for whilst cognitive growth is enhanced by fantasy/ socio-dramatic play the very fact of this cognitive development will mean that the child has less need of the fantasy in order to find out about simple behaviour patterns and motives through observation of those immediately around them. As Smilansky (1990) Learning through drama 41 points out, the increasing influence that the child actually has on the world coupled with the decreased need to test out and explore family roles enables him or her to open up and explore new horizons.
What is needed in the primary years is the building up of drama as a method of learning, the legitimizing of activity so that the children themselves can come to understand the value of it. As Bolton (1979) suggests it is through this that considerable learning about our lives, the way people interact, the workings of society and our role within it can take place. Erickson (1965) stresses the importance of the life rehearsal element in fantasy play activities such as drama. He suggests that through ‘play’ children can begin to learn to cope with life and with a range of complex social issues such as failure, loneliness and disappointment.
Drama 7-11: Developing Primary Teaching Skills (Curriculum in Primary Practice Series) by Neil Kitson; Ian Spiby