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Dramatic Literature


Explain the purpose and use of structural elements particular to dramatic literature (e.g., scenes, acts, cast of characters, stage directions) in plays that are read or viewed. 0801.8.15

Links verified on 9/17/2014

  1. An exploration of Physical Theatre - lessons and activity [This expired page is from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine.]

  2. Creating Stage Directions: "Blocking a Play" - Blocking is when a director determines an actor’s movements and positions on stage.
  3. Free Scenes & Monologues! - Here you'll find quite a few short scenes that Kevin has developed for his Acting classes over the years. They're short, have easy tech requirements, and vary from two-person scenes to a whole classroom. These scenes and monologues are FREE as long as you follow the instructions below.
  4. Stage directions poem - helps students remember terminology An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format

  5. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessonsStage Directions - The stage can be divided up into fifteen playing areas An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format
  6. Teen / Young Adult Plays - Plays with acts; cast of characters and stage direction.

A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print

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