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Primary Junior Arts: Drama

A guide to resources that support the teaching and learning of drama, Grades 1 to 6.

Drama Resources for Grade 1-6 Teachers

what works logoThe Queen's University Education Library supports educators working to engage students through the arts. We encourage you to use our resources to bring the arts into your classroom.  This Drama resource guide takes inspiration from one of the research reports in Ontario's What Works? Research into Practice series:  Engaging Students Through the Arts, by Dr. Rena Upitis.

Recommended children's books, multimedia, and teacher resources to support the learning of drama are included.

Where you will find our resources:

Floor 1, Main Room:  K-6 student textbooks with accompanying teacher guides; children's fiction and information books

Floor 1 , Teacher Resource Room:  Hands-on resources:  kits, posters, big books, puppets, DVDs, audiobooks, 

Floor 2:  Professional resources for teachers, including lesson plans, instructional strategies, and more. The French Collection is also on Floor 2.

Floor 3:  Scholarly resources.

Online:  ebooks for children & teachers, video from at the CBC, Campus at the NFB, On-Core, Learn360, and more.

Ministry of Education Support

The Ontario Curriculum Exemplars: Grades 3, 6, and 8. The Arts: Drama and Dance. These samples of student work are a helpful resource bank of ideas for teachers. Print copies are available to borrow in the Education Library's Teacher Resource Room at LB 1591.6 .C2 D732 2005

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