More Short Scenes and Monologues for Middle School Students
Inspired by Literature, Social Studies, and Real LifeBook - 2007
National award'winning playwright, director and teacher, Mary Hall Surface, has penned MORE Short Scenes and Monologues for MiddleSchools Students. With this new collection she again captures the world of the middle-schooler with honesty and insight.Unique to this volume is the abundance of curriculum-connected content, inviting English and Social Studies teachers to bring Ancient and American history, literature, science, and mythology to life. These original scenes and monologues are also a unique tool for character education. Here, students can explore decision making, empathy, and the consequences of action in the experiential way that only drama can provide. Best of all, drama teachers and students will find more of what made her first collection so popular:? 30-second monologues with strong emotional turning points ? ideal short audition pieces? Short two- and four-actor scenes with strong relationships and specific objectives, perfect for contests and festivals? Multiple-actor scenes with equally weighted parts, drawn from multicultural sourcesA must for the library of every teacher, guidance counselor, school, camp, and student, this new volume is destined to win the praise of Mary Hall Surface's original collection:?A fine collection of emotionally charged scenes in language that will ring true.' BOOKLIST?A welcome find.' SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL?A practical resource that has been very well done.' VOYA?Mary Hall Surface is a leading and passionate contributor to the field of theater education for young people. Her work in theater education and production has helped thousands of young people give voice to their experiences and individual perspectives of the world.'STEVE BARBERIO, PRESIDENT, AMERICAN ALLIANCE FOR THEATRE & EDUCATION
Publisher: Hanover, NH : Smith and Kraus, 2007.
Edition: 1st ed.
Branch Call Number: 812.5408
Characteristics: viii, 207 p. ; 20 cm.