Originally developed for deaf children, this innovative and successful drama programme addressing personal, social and emotional needs can benefit all children in primary schools. The interactive and lively ideas cover a variety of themes from empathy to assertiveness. Bringing together the expertise of a drama teacher and the skills of a teacher of the deaf, the book provides an unconventional way of exploring human concerns.
Session 4: Empathy
- To challenge the children to continue to be brave.
- To consolidate the work already achieved by creating a charter of advice for any new deaf child, or child with special need, coming into the school.
- To practise giving that advice to someone else and so affirm it for oneself.
Something Brave That I've Done
Have the children seated in a circle. If possible make sure that you have an assistant sitting on your right. Remind the children that in the last ...