Resources: Drama

Professional Organizations

Activities and Tools

Related Readings

  • Baldwin, Patrice and Fleming, Kate. Teaching Literacy Through Drama: Creative Approaches. New York, NY: Routledge Falmer, 2003.

  • Basom, Jonas.  The Drama Game File.

  • Cornett, Claudia E. Creating Meaning Through Literature and the Arts: An Integration Resource for Classroom Teachers. Columbus, OH: Prentice Hall, 2003.

  • Heining, Ruth Beall. Improvisation with Favorite Tales: Integrating Drama into the Reading/Writing Classroom. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 1992.

  • McCaslin, Nellie. Creative Drama in the Classroom and Beyond. New York, NY: Longman, Inc., 2000.

  • Miller, Carol and Saxton, Juliana. Into the Story. Portsmouth, NH: Heineman, 2004.

  • Neelands, Jonathan and Goode, Tony. Structuring Drama Work: A Handbook of Available Forms in Theatre and Drama. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2003.

  • Nelson, George.Breaking the Learning Barrier for Underachieving Students: Practical Teaching Strategies for Dramatic Results.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, 2006.

  • O’Neill, Cecily & Lambert, Alan. Drama Structures. Portsmouth, NH: Heineman, 1990.

  • Spolin, Viola. Theater Games for the Classroom: A Teacher’s Handbook. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 1986.

  • Thistle, Louise.  Dramatizing Myths and Tales. Palo Alto, CA: Dale Seymour Publications, 1995.

  • Whelan, Jeremy. New School Acting II.  Whelan International,

  • Willis, Barbara Salisbury. Theatre Arts in the Elementary Classroom: Kindergarten Through Grade Three. New Orleans, LA: Anchorage Press, Inc., 1996.

  • Willis, Barbara Salisbury.Theatre Arts in the Elementary Classroom: Grade Four Through Grade Six. New Orleans, LA: Anchorage Press, Inc., 1996.

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