Synopses & Reviews
The original and very popular Grammar Wars text has been workshopped in classrooms throughout the U.S. Now a new text to answer questions about this unique and valuable technique for learning language and theatre arts. In addition to over 115 new games, the author explains productive and defensive behaviors that students exhibit in the performance of the exercises. By encouraging productive behavior students learn performance skills as well as punctuation, grammar and parts of speech. An excellent supplement text for English and theatre performance classes. Sample chapters: Tricking the World. Performance Learning Isn't Desk Learning, Is It Really Competitive?, Activities for Basic Skills, New Games, Maximizing Student Involvement, Mime, Sample Lessons, Appendices and more.