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- Save 20%! Here is a bundle (200 pages) of theater arts units created especially for the high school teacher for the week of a production. No more worrying about what your classes can study. These units are low in teacher to student contact (or they can be made so by the teacher). Theater classes caPrice $83.00Original Price $103.25Save $20.25
This play writing lesson is five days in length and gives students an opportunity to study writing dialogue for a play. Students in seventh (gifted) through tenth grades will learn about the various rules of writing play dialogue, characterization, voicing and write their own short scenes. Created to be non-threatening, the lessons are set up step-by-step to give students plenty of time for assimilation.
The product includes:
- Letter to the Teacher
- Rationale for Teaching Play Writing
- Three Warm Up--MY versions
- Teacher's Script for Introducing the Lesson--what I say and how I say it!gif
- Teacher's Script for Teaching the Lesson
- Slides to Accompany the Teacher's Script
- 5 Handouts --Step by Step writing assignments--good for beginners and introducing the lesson
- 10 Writing Prompts--great for older students
- 6 Exit Slips
HOW DO I USE THIS LESSON? Use this lesson in a writing workshop, creative writing class, drama class or even a reading class when reading play scripts. Students enjoy writing dialogue because it is something they understand--they talk!
Comprehensive? You bet.
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"Such a marvelous bundle full of unique lessons to teach technical aspects to high school students."
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"This is such an original and creative drama unit. It is extremely thorough and has everything I need. I think you covered all the bases. Excellent resource, I highly recommend.
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