The Toymaker s workshop and Other Tales

Author: Jo Boulton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136605975
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This series responds to the increasing awareness of role play as an exciting and effective approach to enhance children's learning. Each book provides a selection of themed drama activities that develop a range of skills while drawing on children's natural ability to play. Through their imaginative engagement with fictional worlds, children acquire new knowledge and understanding. The Toymaker's Workshop and Other Tales includes activities on: Humpty Dumpty Billy Goats Gruff The Lonely Dragon. User-friendly, visual and easy to read, this series is a must for classroom teachers, nursery nurses, playgroup leaders and learning support assistants within pre-school and Key Stage 1 settings who are unfamiliar or wary of role play but want to incorporate it into their teaching.

Drama Play

Author: Kay Hiatt
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136788972
Format: PDF, ePub
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Looking for effective ways to implement the curriculum creatively. Helping you to plan and deliver drama as a key tool for improving literacy, this book is packed with "read it and run with it" activities. These show how to use stories in combination with basic drama techniques to raise standards in reading, writing, speaking and listening. Illustrated in colour, it: exploits children's love of good stories and role-play in order to make learning fun; provides clear and easy-to-use activities that will enhance understanding of basic drama techniques for teachers and children; includes a checklist to help senior managers assess the whole-school impact of these activities; and offers templates for easy planning. Fun and accessible, this book is essential for teachers and support staff in foundation settings and key stage one classrooms. It shows you how to incorporate key texts into your teaching in a creative and enjoyable way.

Pirates and Other Adventures

Author: Boulton,
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136608427
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This series responds to the increasing awareness of role play as an exciting and effective approach to enhance children's learning. Each book provides a selection of themed drama activities that develop a range of skills while drawing on children's natural ability to play. Through their imaginative engagement with fictional worlds, children acquire new knowledge and understanding. Pirates and Other Adventures includes activities on: pirate adventures Cinderella Jack and the Beanstalk. User-friendly, visual and easy to read, this series is a must for classroom teachers, nursery nurses, playgroup leaders and learning support assistants within pre-school and Key Stage 1 settings who are unfamiliar or wary of role play but want to incorporate it into their teaching.

Drama Lessons Ages 4 7

Author: Judith Ackroyd
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136328351
Format: PDF, Docs
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Designed for busy teachers, Drama Lessons: Ages 4–7 provides tried and tested lesson plans which will help you to make your drama lessons fun learning experiences. Drama Lessons: Ages 4–7 emerges from the continuing positive responses to Drama Lessons for Five to Eleven Year Olds (2001) and the three book series, Role Play in The Early Years (2004). In this book you will find a carefully chosen selection of the best lessons taken from these four texts, plus some exciting new material – a combination of brand new and classic lessons. This new collection introduces Literacy Alerts which identify how the drama activities develop aspects of literacy and suggest additional literacy activities. For each lesson plan, essential resources and timing information are provided. The lessons cover a range of themes and curriculum areas. Specialists and non-specialists, nursery nurses, teaching assistants and playgroup leaders will find the book easy to use and it will give all trainee teachers a flying start in their school placements.

Drama Lessons for Five to Eleven Year Olds

Author: Judith Ackroyd
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136789405
Format: PDF, ePub
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Drama Lessons offers an exciting and varied range of tried and tested lessons, carefully planned and easy-to-follow, tailor-made for the busy primary teacher. Non-drama-specialists will find the book especially helpful, while specialists will welcome a lesson collection for their own or colleagues' use. For each lesson plan, essential resources and timing information are given, along with helpful suggestions for differentiation and follow-up activities. The lessons cover most curriculum areas, including English (especially Speaking and Listening), History, Science and Numeracy. For teachers, here - for the first time - is a book which just contains lesson plans to pick up and teach. Drama Lessons will also give student teachers a flying start in their school placements.

The Invention of Hugo Cabret

Author: Brian Selznick
Publisher: Scholastic
ISBN: 1407166573
Format: PDF, ePub
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ORPHAN, CLOCK KEEPER, AND THIEF, twelve-year-old Hugo lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station, where his survival depends on secrets and anonymity. But when his world suddenly interlocks with an eccentric girl and her grandfather, Hugo's undercover life, and his most precious secret, are put in jeopardy. A cryptic drawing, a treasured notebook, a stolen key, a mechanical man, and a hidden message from Hugo's dead father form the backbone of this intricate, tender, and spellbinding mystery.

Play in the Early Years

Author: Marilyn Fleer
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1108211364
Format: PDF, Docs
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The second edition of Play in the Early Years provides a comprehensive introduction to pedagogy and play in early years education settings. Drawing on classical and contemporary theories, this text examines social, cultural and institutional approaches to play, and explores a range of strategies for successfully integrating play into classrooms. Thoroughly revised to include the latest methods and research, this edition features new material on intentional teaching, play as learning, digital play, and discipline-specific content. Two new chapters discuss post-structuralist and cultural-historical conceptions of play, and extended practical examples link pedagogical practice to the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and the Australian Curriculum. The text is pedagogically rich, and each chapter is supported by a comprehensive companion website which provides links to videos, readings and supplementary activities. Freshly presented in a new full colour layout and written in an engaging style, Play in the Early Years remains an essential resource for pre-service students and practitioners.

Room on the Broom

Author: Julia Donaldson
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books
ISBN: 9781509830435
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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How the cat purred and how the witch grinned,As they sat on their broomstick and flew through the wind.The witch and her cat fly happily over forests, rivers and mountains on their broomstick until a stormy wind blows away the witch's hat, bow and wand. Luckily, they are retrieved by a dog, a bird and a frog, who are all keen for a ride on the broom. It's a case of the more, the merrier, but the broomstick isn't used to such a heavy load and it's not long before... SNAP! It breaks in two! And with a greedy dragon looking for a snack, the witch's animal pals better think fast!A very funny story of quick wits and friendship, The Room on the Broom is another smash hit from the unparalleled picture-book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, creators of The Gruffalo.This handy board book format is perfect for younger readers. It features the classic story with a stunning redesigned cover and beautiful finish, making it a must-have for even the smallest Donaldson and Scheffler fans! Also available in board book format and with striking redesigned covers are: The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo's Child, The Snail and the Whale, The Smartest Giant in Town, Monkey Puzzle, Charlie Cook's Favourite Book, and A Squash and a Squeeze.

Toys from the Past

Author: Elizabeth Moore
Publisher: Capstone Classroom
ISBN: 142967850X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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What did children play with long ago? Find out in this historical look at toys from days gone by.

Gingerbread Man

Author: Eric A. (RTL) Kimmel
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781595195685
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A freshly baked gingerbread man escapes when he is taken out of the oven and eludes a number of animals until he meets a clever fox.