Encouraging Expressive Play & Performance


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Which of the following might be the best way to encourage a quiet, shy child to express herself or himself to others?

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1. Expressive play is:

2. Teachers can encourage expressive play by:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions on this quiz are meant as an assessment of your knowledge about encouraging expression through play. See if you know when this approach is best applied and ways the teacher can encourage its use.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will ask you about:

  • The method a quiet child could use to express herself to others
  • A way to describe expressive play
  • How expressive play can be encouraged by a teacher
  • A likely outcome from letting children tell and act out their own version of a story
  • The reason teachers should avoid criticizing a child's attempts to communicate in the classroom through expressive performance

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information regarding avoiding criticism of a student's expressive performance and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding encouraging expressive play
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify how to describe expressive play

Additional Learning

See more on this topic by reviewing the lesson named Encouraging Expressive Play & Performance. In this lesson, you will see information like:

  • Definition of expressive play
  • How tough kids can suddenly find their sensitive side
  • Actions that can curb a child's willingness to openly express themselves