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Plays

Compose a play script based on peer issues, concerns, and interests, personal experiences, heritage, imagination, literature, and history, using improvisation and collaboration.  Learn to see through the eyes of a playwright.  Create characters, environments, and actions (individually and in groups) that create tension and suspense, so that story and meaning are conveyed to an audience.  Collaborate in small groups to refine original scripts and justify writing choices.     

There are 7 videos in this category and 4 videos in 5 subcategories.

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How to Write Drama
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How to Write Drama. Part of the series: Creative Writing Tips for Students & Teachers. Rules for writing dramas include choosing dynamic characters, setting a realistic plot and adding humor to the story. Find out more about writing dramas with a... [more]
Found by Donna_Strobel in Plays
May 5, 2010 at 04:15 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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How to Formulate Plots for Plays
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How to Formulate Plots for Plays. Part of the series: How to Develop Plots & Characters for Plays. Learn how to formulate the plot for a play with expert playwriting advice in this free play production and theater video clip.
Found by Donna_Strobel in Plays
May 5, 2010 at 04:43 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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Elements of Drama
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Drama is a play that is performed for an audience.  The first element of drama is characters.  There are major or minor characters. Plot is a second element.  All are discussed in this video.(4:02)
Found by Donna_Strobel in Plays
May 5, 2010 at 03:55 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Structuring a Story With Aristotle's 6 Elements of Drama
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Structuring a Story With Aristotle's 6 Elements of Drama. Part of the series: Creative Writing Tips for Students & Teachers. Aristotle's six elements of drama will ensure a great story, and these elements include plot, characters, diction, theme,... [more]
Found by Donna_Strobel in Plays
May 5, 2010 at 04:11 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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A Guide to Plot Development in Plays
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A Guide to Plot Development in Plays. Part of the series: How to Develop Plots & Characters for Plays. Learn tips and techniques for developing the plot of a play with expert playwriting advice in this free play production and theater video clip.
Found by Donna_Strobel in Plays
May 5, 2010 at 04:17 PM
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Ages: 8 - 18
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"The Odyssey"
From flocabulary.com, produced by Flocabulary
This five minute music hip hop video is about this classic tale. It also contains a script that students can follow.
Found by freealan in Plays
February 7, 2012 at 04:09 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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How to Write a Stage Play
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How to Write a Stage Play. Part of the series: Theater Acting & Scripts. To write a stage play, first develop a basic story outline that carries the characters from the beginning to the end, establish the characters both on and off the stage.
Found by Donna_Strobel in Plays
May 5, 2010 at 04:48 PM
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