Having looked at several different playwrights, and analyzing their works in terms of social justice issues, consider the purpose behind the playwright. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on. Write the characters up on the board as in a dialogue between the characters.
One of the characters must reveal a personal perspective on the issue doesnt have to be YOUR actual perspective, it is how your character feels!
However, this assignment may require you to complete some work at home, and bring it to class the next day. I encourage you to think of this as an opportunity to explore issues that are important to you, and express your opinions artistically.
First it teaches about shapes. This lesson plan focuses on helping students write a short script, practice the dialogue and perform for fellow students.
Some of the territory covered includes: Writing skills - writing up the script Pronunciation - working on stress and intonation when acting Focus on specific terminology depending on subject - including target vocabulary taken from previous lessons Negotiation skills with other students - working together to choose a romantic film, choosing appropriate language for lines Improving confidence - acting in front of others This activity is especially useful after students have been studying a particular topic area over a period of time.
Have students access the internet to find the plot outlines on the site suggested below or another movie spoiler site. Independent Practice: Students will pick their favorite fake history contest and write a script.
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Next stop: Hollywood! Is it solely for entertainment or there more to it? Have the students add additional details to their script.