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Drama in the Elementary Classroom
DRAMA/ELEMENTA
CLASS CODE: TA 352 CREDITS:  2
DIVISION: PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS
DEPARTMENT: THEATRE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Using theatre techniques such as creative dramatics/improvisation, puppetry, storytelling, reader's theare, choral reading, and theatre production for children as tools to enrich all subject matter taught in the elementary classroom.
TAUGHT:
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Creative dramatics, improvisation, puppetry, storytelling, the Twice-Told-Tale, choral reading, reader's theatre, pantomime and plays for children.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: Based on the Idaho State Curriculum Guide, the student will produce lesson plans in a variety of subject areas, coordinated with each of the theatrical elements studied.
REQUIREMENTS: Quizzes and in-class performance experiences. Students also write two play reports.
PREREQUISITES:
OTHER: This class is equivalent to ElEd 365: Drama Methods for students in the Department of Elementary Education.
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001