May 6, 2014 Intro to drama - Damon and Pythias Homework: new I-Ready window. 4 lessons passed with minimum of 80% proficiency with a start date of May 2nd. Objective: I can evaluate the purpose of stage directions in a drama and describe how a drama's plot unfolds as the story moves toward a resolution. Warm Up (in your composition book) Copy your objective into your comp book. Copy the definitions for DRAMA, SCRIPT and STAGE DIRECTIONS into your notes (definitions can be found in the red section of your Literature book).
drama (play) is a form of literature meant to be performed by actors in front of an audience. In a play, the characters' dialogue and actions tell the story. http://castingdirectorworkshopsla.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Actors-on-the-stage-clip-art.jpg
script the written form of a drama
stage directions in the script of a play the instructions to the actors, director and stage crew. They might suggest scenery, lighting, sound effects and ways for actors to move and speak. (Stage directions are often written in parentheses and italic type)
Turn in your Lit book to pg. 534 The Phantom Tollbooth http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/0/02/Phantomtollbooth.PNG
Find an example of stage directions for each of the following scenery lighting sound effects ways for actors to move ways for the actors to speak
sound effects http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-ATL4FBYTPBg/UARX7ncWmsI/AAAAAAAAOU0/PEDptedoHDA/s320/image.jpg
ways for the actors to move http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_dh5QAVUqWyw/TQ64Au6A2MI/AAAAAAAAFFg/jqA5MlSLdmU/s1600/IMG_5743.jpg
ways for the actors to speak http://img.tfd.com/wn/B0/66324-soliloquy.png
Turn in your Lit book to pg. 725 Damon and Pythias Complete the Web It activity for True Friendship on pg. 724 http://cdn-prod.www.aws.nypl.org/sites/default/files/images/Damon__Pythias.inline%20vertical.png
Cast of characters Narrator: First voice: Second voice: Soldier: Pythias: King: Damon: Third voice: Mother: First robber: Second robber:
Homework: new I-Ready window. 4 lessons passed with minimum of 80% proficiency with a start date of May 2nd.