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The Elements of Drama

The Elements of Drama

Author: kassandra correia

Objective: Students will be able to distinguish the different forms of drama and identify their general elements and characteristics.

Standard 9-10.3.1: Articulate the relationship between the expressed purposes and the characteristics of different forms of dramatic literature (e.g., comedy, tragedy, drama, dramatic monologue).

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The Elements of Drama Slide Show

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Source: “English Language Arts Standards » Reading: Literature » Grade 9-10.” English Language Arts Standards » Reading: Literature » Grade 9-10 | Common Core State Standards Initiative,

Source: melyprincess. “Elements of Drama by Mrs. Alicea.” YouTube, YouTube, 21 Jan. 2014,

The Big Question

Which of these elements and characteristics of drama are used in William Shakespeare's Macbeth?

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