PLAY & ENVIRONMENT
Assignment 1: Structure
Introduction – 200 words
Body of essay – 1600 words
Section 1: Play
– Describing key features and characteristics (100)
– Describe a classical theory, including strengths and limitations
– Describe a contemporary theory of play, provide a critique
– Compare and contrast theories
Discuss how the conception of play changes across history , using examples and / or linking back to theories.
Discuss cultural and social influences and their impact on perceptions of play.
Eg: Discuss urbanisation and change in affordability of play spaces.
Eg: Describe and discuss cultural variations in play
Section 4: Indoor and outdoor environments for play and how the role of the teacher changes in supporting / facilitating play
Conclusion – 200 words
Reiterate your main line of discussion (no new information).