Engage your students in this timeless play by helping them understand its relevance in their own lives. In this assignments students will:
*use their knowledge of dramatic conventions to create their own original monologue.
*engage in prewriting by creating a map of their town before describing it in the monologue.
*step into the role of the Stage Manager and understand the purpose of a monologue
*prepare a scene which depicts the one experience students' would want to relive if they found themselves in Emily’s position in Act III (including characters’ names, scene headings, stage directions)
*perform their scene in a Readers Theater format .
*assignment description for students.
*brief model monologue.