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35 resources with the concept monologues

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Melville’s Moby Dick: Shifts in Narrative Voice and Literary Genres

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A three-lesson unit module has readers of Moby Dick examine the narrative voice and dramatic perspective Herman Melville uses to contrast Ishmael and Captain Ahab. In addition, scholars analyze how the author incorporates various...
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AP Poetry

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Ten resources make up the AP Poetry Unit Module. The first resource, designed for instructors, provides an overview of and links to all materials required for a four-week poetry unit. Next, a 27-slide presentation introduces scholars to...
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Teaching Playwriting in Schools

For Teachers 1st - 12th Standards
The world is a stage, and so is your classroom! Hone the skills of the next generation of Tony® award winners with a set of exercises, reference pages, writing prompts, and excerpts from famous plays.
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What Do You Want To Talk About? Writing Dialogue

For Teachers 8th - 9th Standards
New ReviewPictures really do talk in a lesson plan that teaches young writers how to craft dialogues. Class members closely examine Grant Wood's American Gothic, imagine what the couple might think or feel, and put these words to paper, crafting a...
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Dramatic Perspective in Moby Dick

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A lesson plan on Herman Melville's Moby Dick asks readers to compare the first person point of view of Ishmael in Chapter 1 to Captain Ahab's dramatic monologue in Chapter 37. Readers cite evidence from the chapters to support their...
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(Almost) Everything You Need to Know About Poetry

For Students 11th - 12th
Provide high school scholars preparing for the AP Literature exam with a list of terms they need to know about poetry. The list, which includes definitions and examples of types of poems, concepts, and vocabulary, is a handy reference.
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Analyzing Language through Dialogue and Internal Monologue in "The Scarlet Ibis"

For Teachers 8th Standards
James Hurst's short story "The Scarlet Ibis" provides eighth graders with an opportunity to sharpen their literary analysis skills. After a close reading of the text, class members highlight and annotate parts of the dialogue and...
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Why Should You Read Virginia Woolf?

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Afraid to read Virginia Woolf? Check out a short video that presents arguments for why you should read the works of this famous writer.
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Creating Dramatic Monologues from The Grapes of Wrath

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Set in Oklahoma in the 1930s, The Grapes of Wrath presents a powerful view of life during the Great Depression. An insightful lesson plan takes a closer look at the characters in John Steinbeck's classic novel, combining the descriptions...
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An Introduction to Satire

For Students 9th - 12th
What is satire, and what are its characteristics? A handy handout provides young satirists with all the information they need to analyze a satire or to craft their own.
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From Start to Strike: A Lesson Plan for the Whole Theatre Experience

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Introduce young thespians to all aspects of the theater. A syllabus for a one-semester drama course provides lessons that take learners from the history of drama to the many facets of play production.
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Essential Everyday Bravery

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Shakespeare's plays may be old, but they still have relevant lessons for today's world! A collection of lesson plans uses examples from The Merchant of Venice and District Merchants to teach about bravery. In addition to learning...
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In the Mood for Love

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
English-speaking viewers don't need to read the subtitles to understand Wong Kar-Wai's In the Mood For Love. The colors, the music, and the framing of the shots so beautifully express the emotions of the characters that dialogue, in any...
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Writing About Literary Text: Pygmalion and Galatea

For Students 6th Standards
Is it crazy to fall in love with your own work, or is that the purest love of all? Compare two renditions of the classic Greek myth Pygmalion and Galatea with a literary analysis exercise. After students compare the similarities and...
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Writing a Monologue

For Teachers 4th - 9th
The works of Carol Ann Duffy, Scottish poet and Britain's 2009 poet laureate, serve as a model for a writing activity that asks class members to select a character card, brainstorm lists of words, phrases, actions, and items associated...
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Structuring the Stage Play

For Students 9th - 12th
Have your creative writers ever written a stage play? Before embarking on this journey, show them this presentation. Eight slides help writers get started, but consider pairing some of these scenarios with actual examples from texts. For...
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"One-Minute Monologue" Builds Communication Skills

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Get everyone talking! It's rare that a lesson can potentially span from third to twelfth grade, but this one really can! Get two paper bags. Fill one with the names of each learner, and fill the other with random topics you brainstorm....
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Browning's "My Last Duchess" and Dramatic Monologue

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read and discuss Browning's poem, "My Last Duchess". In groups, they choose one character from the poem and, taking on the perspective of that character, write various character portraits.
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The Legend of King Arthur

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore historical perspectives through literature. In this King Arthur lesson, students discover the attributes of dramatic monologue as they read selected literature. High schoolers then discuss the legend of King Arthur...
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Historical Figure: A Monologue

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders develop their speaking skills. In this monologue lesson, 4th graders watch their instructors model a monologue regarding Abraham Lincoln. Students apply these skills as they research a historical figure from their state...
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Creating Dramatic Monologues from The Grapes of Wrath

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The characters in The Grapes of Wrath come to life through an activity that asks groups to craft a dramatic monologue for a character in John Steinbeck's National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize winning novel.  Writers are challenged to...
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As You Like It Word Plays

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore and analyze the sounds and shapes of the words used in Shakespeare's works They participate in a charades-like memorization exercise in which they create "word plays" for each of the words in the monologue.
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M.C. Bard: Hip Hop and Shakespeare

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers compare lyrics from hip hop songs with monologues from Shakespeare's plays, and perform both for the class.
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DEVELOPING A MONOLOGUE OR JOURNAL ENTRY BASED ON PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE DUST BOWL

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners infer the emotions of various individuals portrayed in the photographs and depict these feelings in a monologue or journal entry. Students explore the verisimilitude of art to reality, sharing ideas and observations in class...