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Want to work with drama, plays, and scripts in the classroom, but not sure where to start?

The Drama Book: Lesson Plans, Activities, and Scripts for English-Language Learners by Alice Savage has everything you need to start using plays and drama activities in the classroom. Even if you’ve never done drama before.

Inside find lessons plans, activities, and learning objectives for:
  1. playing drama and pronunciation games
  2. performing monologues
  3. organizing roleplays simulations and improvisation activities
  4.  exploring pragmatics thorough sketches and skits
  5. producing readers theater performances and podcasts
  6. teaching vocabulary and grammar with a play
  7. staging a one-act play
  8. writing and workshopping a script
  9. introducing academic content
  10. assessing and giving feedback

And 10 original photocopiable scripts that let you put the lessons into practice immediately.

Written in a clear and concise style, Alice Savage carefully balances theory and practice, leading you through the steps of an activity and explaining the benefits. With a foreword by Ken Wilson, this book is a must-have for anyone who has any interest in doing drama for English learners or theater in the classroom at any level.