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Unit Overview: Narrative structures using poetry: Developing monologues

Lessons:

3 lessons

Creating a character using devising techniques

In this lesson, students will take one character from their plotline and develop this character, exploring drama conventions to develop characters. They will write a monologue for their character and annotate this with ideas of how to perform it. This lesson includes some physical activity. We recommend checking with a trusted adult before starting or doing the lesson with the trusted adult nearby.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 27m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Transcript

Developing a devised performance

In this lesson, students will develop their monologue for performance, adding in more advanced conventions and techniques. They will look at vocal and physical performance techniques and apply these to their performance, and if possible, ask someone to film them performing their monologue. They will watch their monologue back and evaluate their performance. This lesson includes some physical activity. We recommend checking with a trusted adult before starting or doing the lesson with the trusted adult nearby.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 29m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Transcript