December 2016 Non-Fiction Currency Press

The School Drama Book: Drama, Literature and Literacy in the Creative Classroom Robyn Ewing, John Nicholas Saunders

Developed by the Sydney Theatre Company, School Drama is a professional learning program for primary school teachers that demonstrates the power of using drama with quality literature to improve English and literacy in young learners. 

This publication introduces the program to a wider audience. As well as discussing the relevant Australian and international research about using drama to enhance literacy and English, the book explores the drama based conventions that are employed in the program and includes a comprehensive selection of units of work.