Breaking Text: Bringing the Power of Performance to the Language Arts Classroom
A Seasoned Language Arts Teacher shares his time-tested methods for illuminating Classical and Contemporary Literature through student-sourced live performance.
In this eye-opening book, Educator Robert Fee reveals how his Text-Breaking process can transform the Language Arts Classroom into an impromptu stage in which each participant plays a part, becoming fully engaged in that mysterious alchemy that takes place when Text, Speaker and Listeners are united and transformed by the power of the spoken word.
Includes Supportive Resources:
- Lesson Plans
- Teacher Handouts
- Extensive Bibliography
About the Author
Robert Fee is both a teacher and student. He teaches English at Wilbur Cross High School in New Haven, CT. He has written curriculum for the English Language Arts classes and advised graduating classes. Robert graduated from the University of Connecticut in 2005 with a double major in History and English. He received his teaching certification from Central Connecticut State University in 2009 and finished his Master’s degree at The Graduate Institute in 2017. In addition to his work and studies, Robert is passionate about the arts. He is an avid fan of film drama and literature. Robert is an avid gardener and maintains a home in Higganum, CT.