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The Arts In Common Core: Strategies To Teach Common Core Standards Using The Performing Arts, Emma Russell Apr 2016

The Arts In Common Core: Strategies To Teach Common Core Standards Using The Performing Arts, Emma Russell

Education Undergraduate Theses

There are many benefits of integrating dramatic activities and learning opportunities into the everyday life of one’s classroom, both academically and socially. Creative drama and imaginative activities provide students and teachers with abundant opportunities to develop a wide range of real world problem solving skills, literacy abilities, communication skills, and group work techniques. However, teaching or even using drama alongside more traditional instruction methods may seem intimidating to some teachers. The purpose of this thesis is to review the existing literature regarding the integration of drama in schools and provide a practical guide for using similar methods in the ...