In this collection of humorous plays, contemporary kids with real-life problems learn about the saints and get inspired to do the right thing. The book includes a play for every month of the year, each featuring a particular saint. Written in an easy-to-use readers theater format, these scripts work well in a variety of educational settings, teach basic information about the saints, promote good values, motivate, and inspire. (And they're fun, too!)
Spotlight on Saints is school theater at its beat-modern"morality plays" filled with humor, real choices, and activities, these charming yet down-to-earth plays will be a welcome resource for middle grades and junior high!-Mary Paul McCaughey, OP Superintendent of Catholic Schools Archdioceses of Chicago
This book will be a great resource and teaching tool in any religious education program. Every youngster in the class, regardless of reading ability or acting talent, can take part and will love being involved. Diana Jenkins' experience as a special education teacher shines though.Spotlight on Saints! is terrific!- Susan Lang Abbott Directer of Religious Education Archdiocese of Boston
A Year of Funny Readers Theater for Today's Catholic Kids. A Teachers' Resource/Grades 4-8
Spotlight on Saints! Will surely keep children attentive and engaged while they learn how saints can help us in many situations. The creative style of readers theater invites children to learn about the saints while having fun performing. Diana Jenkins, simply and sensitively, shares the "Spotlight" with children as they learn about, reflect on, and imitate the saints highlighted in her book.- Theresa M. Maugle. SSJ Recipient,2007 National Catholic Educational Association Distinguished Principals Award St. Genevieve School, Flourtown, Pennsylvania
Softcover. 180 pp.