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Downloadable pdf: Instant Lessons - More than Monologues - Book 1

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Resource Type: Secondary Teacher Resource Subject: Drama, Theatre Studies, English
School Level: Senior Secondary Years 11-12

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Product Code: 9781925610949

Description Authors
Each book contains four original monologues, one duologue plus accompanying teachers’ notes, student activities and production notes for each play. The plays vary in genre and style and include: black comedy, psychological thriller, drama and satire.

Book 1 will take the actor through a step-by-step process of finding the right performance piece, discovering and understanding the text, creating a directorial vision, developing character, blocking and building an audience relationship.

Most of the plays in these books have been presented as Year 12 performances or have been exposed to public audiences at the Adelaide Fringe Festival.

Please be aware that the plays contain themes and language that may be confronting and will not be suitable for all schools and teachers.

More than Monologues Book 1 is divided into two sections:

Section 1 - Preparing a Monologue
- Step 1: Finding the right performance piece
- Step 2: Discover and understand the text
- Step 3: Create a directorial vision
- Step 4: Develop a character
- Step 5: Choose a space and block movements

Section 2 - Monologues and Duologue
- The Gallery
- Working Nine To Five
- Hopscotch
- Torn
- Tambee Women’s Shelter

This checklist highlights the major uses and benefits of the books:

Versatile Uses
- Supplementary classroom lessons
- Homework activities
- Reinforcement of learning
- Extension work for advanced students
- Preparation for assessment
- Exam revision

Teaching Benefits
- Creative teaching ideas
- Developing greater student interest and understanding
- A fresh approach to a topic or lesson
- A way of targeting student weaknesses
- Suitable for individual or group work
- A variety of activities for home study

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