Playwriting Across the Curriculum
Published October 24th 2011 by Routledge – 176 pages
This book is a guide to introducing the craft of playwriting into the secondary English curriculum at key stage 3, using the TEEP (Teacher Effectiveness Enhancement Programme) framework. The authors also provide a particular focus on applying this versatile scheme of work to other areas of the curriculum, including Citizenship and PSHE.
Playwriting Across the Curriculum also contains schemes of work for:
• pupils with special educational needs (SEN)
• pupils with English as an additional language (EAL)
• adaptation to Adult Literacy Core Curriculum.
Its coverage of specific plays as part of the scheme ensures that students will engage with contemporary writing in their learning. This is an essential resource for anyone wanting to teach playwriting at secondary school level.
Acknowledgements 1. How to use this book 2. Core Scheme of Work 3.Special Educational Needs Scheme of Work 4. English as an Additional Language Scheme of Work 5. Citizenship and Community Scheme of Work 6. Personal, Social and Health Education Scheme of Work 7. Moving beyond the Key Stage 3 Curriculum and connecting with a qualification Scheme of Work 8. Where to next Appendix Glossary Reading list Bibliography
Claire Stoneman is Assistant Headteacher at Dame Elizabeth Cadbury Technology College, Bournville, Birmingham, where she leads the development of teaching and learning and teachers’ continuing professional development. She has collaborated with the Birmingham Repertory Theatre for a number of years. Claire is also a TEEP trainer and a doctoral researcher at the University of Birmingham.
Caroline Jester is Dramaturg at Birmingham Repertory Theatre, and led Transmissions, the company’s award winning young writers’ programme for ten years. She also works as a director and has taught on the Mphil in Playwriting at Birmingham University and develops digital and international playwriting programmes.
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