Drama! An Exciting Way to Engage English Language Learners

Ong, Rachel Jingyun
September 2011
Illinois Reading Council Journal;Fall2011, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p24
The article focuses on the use of drama in engaging English language learners (ELLs). It explains that incorporating drama in literacy instruction will provide an interesting context to involve and help ELLs learn vocabulary as they develop their confidence in using the English language. It cites that introducing drama in literacy instruction can be done through role-playing to enhance reading and writing problem-solving to students to think creatively to help the protagonist.


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