A lesson presentation that presents teaching and learning resources on play-script writing.

After completing this lesson, the students will be able to:
Understand the conventions of a play script to use them in writing.
Develop dialogues for a play script that exposes characters and situation.
Demonstrate the knowledge of play script using the techniques of dialogue writing.

This Resource includes:

  • Vocabulary Overview - Play-script
  • Real Life Application and Cross-Curriculum Links
  • Flipped Lesson Part - Video
  • Success Criteria - Play-script Checklist
  • Lesson Starter: Writing dialogues to images.
  • Discussion: Play-script Features
    Collaborative Tasks:
  • Pair-Share: Turning flat dialogues into an exciting story.
  • Think-Write: Adding scene description and stage directions.
  • Write-Share: Adding dialogues and reporting verbs.
    Mini-Plenary: 4 Online Quizzes
    Assessment Rubrics
    Differentiated Tasks: Writing scenes for given situations.
    Extensions: Writing dialogues for a story.
    Plenary: Selecting right answers to answer play-script questions.
    Home Learning:
  • Preparing play-scripts for dialogues.
  • Selecting best option to answer play-script questions.
  • Turning given story into a play script.
  • Rewriting the narrative poem as a play script.
    Common Core Standards: ELA-Literacy-Writing - 6-8.3ab/4
    Skills: Social and Cognitive

Here are some possible uses for these in your classroom:

  • To challenge early finishers
  • For effective tutoring
  • As ESL stations and sub tubs
  • As holiday work and homework
  • For small group collaborations
  • For an end of unit assessments
  • For reinforcement and enrichment
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Created: Nov 13, 2017

Updated: Mar 9, 2019


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