Playwriting: The Bridge Connecting Creativity & Writing Proficiency for English Language Learners

2:40 - 3:40pm

Hargrave Conference Room

Presented at: New York State Association for Bilingual Education Annual Conference

Throughout the past ten years, the Manhattan Theater Club playwriting program has introduced English Language Learners to purposeful, authentic writing. This workshop will focus on the format used to develop and implement the program; the SIOP unit plan utilized; the process of introducing playwriting to English Language Learners, and will showcase samples of student work.