Acknowledgements and Dedication Section 1. Introduction and Rationale Introduction Classroom Drama and Theatre - a manifesto Rationale and assessment Section 2. Teaching Units Introduction to the Teaching Units Unit 1. Urban Legends Unit 2. Dilemmas Unit 3. Displaced People Unit 4. Next Stop High School Unit 5. Lilliput Unit 6. The White Rose Unit 7. The Mysteries Unit 8. Toodyay Letters Bibliography
Martin Lewis has been a Specialist Schools and Academies Trust Lead Practitioner for Drama and is currently Head of Drama and Director of Arts, Kingsbridge Community School, Devon, UK. John Rainer is Academic Division Leader for Arts, Humanities, Languages and English and Centre Leader for Arts Education & PGCE Secondary Drama Subject Co-ordinator at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK.
'Martin Lewis and John Rainer's book is an effective, practical set of projects for teachers suitable for key stage 3/4. This step-by-step guide successfully develops students' understanding of theatrical forms and processes through the "practical classroom tradition of drama teaching"... It offers a wealth of material, which has the potential to engage pupils with a range of abilities ... This publication will prove invaluable in any drama classroom.' - Karen Wilson, TES 'Throughout the book the tone is instructional, although readers are encouraged to adapt the units of work for their own use. The work is detailed and thorough ... This book is full of promise, and will no doubt provide teachers of drama with food for thought.' - English Drama Media, The Professional Journal of the National Association for the Teaching of English