Starting with Scripts
Dramatic literature for KS3 & KS4

By Andy Kempe & Lionel Warner
June 2002
Nelson Thornes
ISBN: 0-7487-6509-3
188 pages, Illustrated, 5 " x 8 "
$22.95 Paper Original


Clearly demonstrating the ways in which dramatic literature differs from other forms of literature, the authors provide strategies for teaching the enhanced Drama requirements of the English Order of the UK's National Curriculum. Particularly appropriate for teachers of English who are not Drama specialists, Starting with Scripts covers all elements of the theatrical process, from language to lighting, from plot to performance spaces. Contents: Teacher's introduction. About this book. Section one: How are plays different from novels? Section two: The language of plays. Section three: Understanding stage directions. Section four: Dramatic characters: Section five: Experiencing the production. Glossary. Acknowledgements.

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