An Introduction to Drama Texts is a ten slide PowerPoint presentation designed to help students understand the basic features of a play script. The resource could be used before a class play is read to help children understand how a drama text works.
The PowerPoint lesson includes:
An example extract from the play script of Shakespeare's Macbeth.
A video clip of the film version of the Macbeth play script.
Class activity - labelling the features of a play script.
Writing about stage directions, characters and dialogue.
Comparing the features of a script with a short story.
To preview ELA Teaching Resources: An Introduction to Drama Texts please click on the images from the PowerPoint slides.