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Just a Minute: Ten Short Plays & Activities for Your Classroom Irene N. Watts

Just a Minute: Ten Short Plays & Activities for Your Classroom

Irene N. Watts

Published October 19th 1990
ISBN : 9780435086022
Paperback
136 pages
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 About the Book 

Irene Watts creates ten enchanting plays based on folktales and legends from around the world. Each play is between three and ten minutes long and is followed by suggested related language activities for elementary classrooms. Characters are broadlyMoreIrene Watts creates ten enchanting plays based on folktales and legends from around the world. Each play is between three and ten minutes long and is followed by suggested related language activities for elementary classrooms. Characters are broadly drawn and plots involve powerful, universal supernatural- greed and generosity- honesty and deceit. Designed to bridge the gap between improvised drama and the scripted play, Just a Minute includes general strategies from breathing exercises to brainstorming ideas to imaginary language to drama as a multicultural celebration. Just a Minute is full of wonderful opportunities to explore easy drama strategies and gain confidence using drama in the classroom.