'Uncle Albert' Drama Education

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DRAMA ASSIGNMENT EDCURRIC 101 Uncle Albert – A Drama Process to review drama education, and consider how drama may be applied in a classroom of year 6 – 8 students. This drama uses a short poem – Uncle Albert by Vernon Scannell – chosen because it is short and because a number of conventions used in the course can be applied similarly. The poem will be issued in class. The poem has a character interest – the writer remembers his uncle, probably from some time ago. It has gaps in it – always useful for drama – and offers the chance to invent a life and history for Albert. It suggests the child’s naive view of his family history – and so has connections to family culture, family stories told and untold, as well as possible…show more content…
| |Students’ question: | |Mum, have you seen those two strangers that took Uncle Albert away before? | | | | | |Your answer | |Well, I hadn’t seen it before. Though, while your Uncle Albert was staying with us our next door neighbour Nancy said she

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