11 terms

Drama

6th grade
STUDY
PLAY

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Stage Directions
these are written in italics and enclosed in parentheses; or brackets they guide actors and actresses, describe emotions and facial expressions, and help you "see" what's going on in the play
Dialogue
words spoken by characters in a literary work; plays are written to be performed and seen so almost all of what you learn is through the dialogue
Act
is a group of two or more scenes that form a major division of a play
Scene
is one part of the action, usually happening in a particular time and place
Drama
tells a story and includes elements such as characters, setting, plot, dialogue, stage directions and theme; they are written to be performed
Playwright
this is the author of the play
Script
the form in which the play is written
Theme
The lesson learned or moral of the story/drama
Tone
how the playwright feels about the subject (pay attention to what he/she has the actors doing or saying)
Props
moveable items that the actors use to make their actions seem realistic
Plot
the series of events that connects the beginning of the play to the end