Date of Award
Master of Arts in Theatre Arts
The proposed project provides early literacy intervention that will put attending second graders at an advantage in the future while taking their yearly English Language Arts (ELA) California Standards Tests (CSTS). More importantly it could improve its participants knowledge of English Language Arts content standards. The program described in this handbook uses creative drama and readers theatre concepts that have been shown to enhance second grade students' ability to recognize and understand words, comprehend texts, think critically, and express their ideas in writing.
Alvarez, Pilar, "A handbook for using creative drama and readers theatre concepts to better prepare second graders for the California Standards Test in English Language Arts" (2011). Theses Digitization Project. 4001.