Developing character interpretations and using subtext: Refugee Boy

In this lesson, we will learn what a character interpretation is, and we will interpret some of the characters from the play, and learn how to use motivation and subtext to develop a character.

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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!

Q1.What are the names of the other boys Alem met in the children's home?

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Q2.Why does Alem initially think he is coming to England?

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Q3.What are Alem and his father looking at in the first scene?

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Q4.Who helped Alem when he discovered that he was alone in scene two?

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Q5.Who wrote the play text of "Refugee Boy"?

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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!

Q1.What are the names of the other boys Alem met in the children's home?

1/5

Q2.Why does Alem initially think he is coming to England?

2/5

Q3.What are Alem and his father looking at in the first scene?

3/5

Q4.Who helped Alem when he discovered that he was alone in scene two?

4/5

Q5.Who wrote the play text of "Refugee Boy"?

5/5

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Quiz:

Developing character interpretations and using subtext: Refugee Boy

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

Q1.What is subtext?

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Q2.Which answer gives the best definition of "interpretation"?

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Q3.Which family is Alem fostered with?

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Q4.Who was Themba?

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Q5.Which answer would be a valid interpretation of Mrs Fitzgerald in scene 13?

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Quiz:

Developing character interpretations and using subtext: Refugee Boy

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

Q1.What is subtext?

1/5

Q2.Which answer gives the best definition of "interpretation"?

2/5

Q3.Which family is Alem fostered with?

3/5

Q4.Who was Themba?

4/5

Q5.Which answer would be a valid interpretation of Mrs Fitzgerald in scene 13?

5/5

Lesson summary: Developing character interpretations and using subtext: Refugee Boy

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