Dramatizations of Dialogue in "The Life You Save May Be Your Own"
Kind of Activity:
Students will use role play to explore dialogue as a means of characterization.
Common Core Standards:
Write the following categories on the board: "Tone of Voice," "Emotions Displayed," "Hidden Emotions," "Physical Movement," "Raising/Lowering of Voice."
Have the students watch the section from 8:25 - 12:00 of the dramatization of "The Live You Save May Be Your Own," found here: http://vimeo.com/72206604
First, ask students to give examples for each of the descriptions on the board based...
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