This product contains an original play script, "The Battlefield," and thirteen comprehension questions that reinforce knowledge of dramatic elements.
*Word Count of script: 2,658
*Length: 7 printed pages with two illustrations
*Interest level: Adolescent audiences
*Reading Complexity: Written to be accessible for both on-level and struggling readers
*Setting: A modern day battlefield and field hospital.
*Script contains examples of: monologue, soliloquy, dramatic irony, dramatic foils
*Thirteen comprehension questions.
*Answer key included. Key includes notes for additional discussion of some questions.
*Dramatic concepts included in the questions: monologue, soliloquy, dramatic irony, dramatic foil, stage directions and character development, internal and external conflict, theme and purpose.
For intermediate classrooms or high school mixed-ability (i.e. coteach) classrooms, allow two 50-minute periods. Upper high school grades and/or Pre-AP/GT classes may need only half that.