These playwriting lessons were developed by Kent Alexander, a professional writer from the Teachers and Writers Collaborative. For best results, follow the activities in order, from 1 to 6.

Activity 1 — Creating a Biography

Activity 2 — Telling a Story with Dialogue

Activity 3 — Analyzing and Revising

Activity 4 — The Third Character

Activity 5 — Rewriting Your Play

Activity 6 — Adding New Scenes


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