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Thursday 7th January, 2021

LC: To analyse playscripts identifying purpose,

audience, structure and language.

Here are the features you have already learned about and the features you will be looking at in greater detail.  

Year 3 Playscript Features

Year 4 Playscript Features

Title for the play

Character List

Stage directions (basic)

Stage directions

(developed in more detail)

Dialogue with correct features

Character name, colon, speech they say

Harry :   What are you doing?


(developed in more detail)


First Task

Can you find the above features in the below playscripts?

Click on the PDFs to get started.

How are the playscripts similar and different?


Final Task:

Once you have analysed the above playscripts, answer the following questions.

What is the purpose of a playscript?

The purpose of a playscript is ___________

Who is the target audience?

The target audience of a playscript is _______

How is a playscript's structure different to a normal narrative text?

In a normal narrative, __________________.

However, in a playscript, ________________.


You can record your answers to the questions in your red exercise book. You can then take a photograph of your work and email it to your teacher. 


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