Preparing for Monologues
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Visual Literacy, Literature and Commoncore - potential for development of an #art + #ccss lesson here

Visual Literacy, Literature and Commoncore - potential for development of an #art + #ccss lesson here | Preparing for Monologues | Scoop.it
This activity, inspired by the paintings of Edward Hopper and the stories of Raymond Carver, challenges students to get inside contemporary life and characters through the creation of monologues.

Via Darren Burris
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This activity is aimed at getting actors to tap into their feeling of emotion, do you belive this exercise would be helpful? 

 

What can you learn about your emotions from this exercise? Does it actually work? 

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Darren Burris's comment, January 25, 2013 9:56 AM
Agreed on almost everything from a #ccss perspective. I think This could be reworked to bring visual and textual literacy together in a powerful way. I'll change the title per your comments.
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An introduction to comedy writing and monologues - by Simows - Helium

Comedy writing can be contingent upon your unique observations of the world, and sometimes can be drawn from your real life experiences.
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I drew your attention to this scoop because I believe that it is useful in helping you prepare for monologues. It offers valuable insight into writing them and has tips on how to get started. 

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Simows H. Muhammed's comment, April 23, 2015 12:09 PM

Thank you for your scoop! This is the new link:
http://hakimimed.over-blog.com/2015/04/tips-for-crafting-a-comedic-monologue.html