|Module title||Theatrical Forms in Preschool and Early Childhood Education|
|Module lecturer||PhD Michalina Kasprzak|
|Faculty||Faculty of Educational Studies|
Module aim (aims)
- Familiarizing students with the basic techniques and methods of theatrical forms for children
- Expanding and organizing the student's knowledge in the field of theatrical forms used in work with children
- Presenting types of theatrical masks and puppets
- Familiarizing with the selected therapeutic-theatrical forms in preschool and early school age
- Presenting the Theatres for Children in Poznan (Animation Theatre, Blum Theatre, Atofri Theatre) and in different countries
- Developing the ability to construct theatrical script and theatrical classes for children
- Developing the ability to carry out performances, theatrical classes and activities for children
- Developing creativity and creative attitudes of students
Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)
- English on intermediate level (B1 level)
- Basic knowledge of the psycho-pedagogical development of a child
- Pedagogical competences and knowledge
- Introduction. Discussion and group integrity.
- Education for children - basic knowledge and definitions; basic techniques and methods of theatrical forms for children.
- Teacher’s role in theatrical and educational process of children.
- Child as an actor and a spectator. Introduction to educational goals in kindergarten and school theatrical activities.
- Theatre workshop in groups – theatre games for children with the use of voice, singing, music, dance and plastic forms.
- Introduction to the preparation of a theatrical script and theatrical classes for children.
- Theatrical mask and puppets – types and forms of work with children – presentation and activities.
- Creating a theatrical mask by students. Student presentations and activities.
- Creating a theatrical puppet by students. Student presentations and activities.
- Therapeutic-theatrical forms – introduction and activities.
- Presenting the Theatres for Children in Poznan (teacher) and in different countries (students) – work in groups.
- Creating a plan of theatrical script and plan of theatrical classes for children – work in groups. Discussion.
- Work in groups with a theatrical script and plan of theatrical classes for children. Discussion and evaluation.
- Presentation of own theatrical performances or theatrical classes for children. Discussion.
- Presentation of own theatrical performances or theatrical classes for children. Discussion. Evaluation, summary and reflection.
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