Developing a character and writing dialogue for performance

In this lesson, students will use drama techniques to develop their character further, and will write a monologue for their character, annotating this with ideas of how to perform it.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

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Question 5

Q1.What is a monologue?

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Q2.What is the most exciting part of a story structure called?

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Q3.Why do we use character questionnaires when developing a character?

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Q4.What is "first person narration"?

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Q5.What is characterisation?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is a monologue?

1/5

Q2.What is the most exciting part of a story structure called?

2/5

Q3.Why do we use character questionnaires when developing a character?

3/5

Q4.What is "first person narration"?

4/5

Q5.What is characterisation?

5/5

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Developing a character and writing dialogue for performance

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is meant by the "fourth wall" in Drama?

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Q2.Which is the correct definition for thought tracking?

2/5

Q3.What do we mean by "direct audience address?

3/5

Q4.What is improvising?

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Q5.Which of the following answers contains good advice for improvising?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Developing a character and writing dialogue for performance

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is meant by the "fourth wall" in Drama?

1/5

Q2.Which is the correct definition for thought tracking?

2/5

Q3.What do we mean by "direct audience address?

3/5

Q4.What is improvising?

4/5

Q5.Which of the following answers contains good advice for improvising?

5/5

Lesson summary: Developing a character and writing dialogue for performance

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