is a performance piece that is written to be presented on stage to an audience.
A more common term for drama is a play. All plot actions and character
development is shown through the actions and speech, or dialogue, of the
actors. Drama can be written as prose or poetry and may be fiction or
nonfiction, although usually dramas are fictional. Drama in its written form
will include directions for the actors and descriptions of the setting.
Reading Set: 10 Passages
"For never was there a tale of more
woe/Than this of Juliet and her Romeo." The last lines of William
Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" perfectly sum up the story of the
star-crossed young lovers. Perhaps the most approachable of the Bard's plays,
"Romeo and Juliet" is a masterpiece of hope, love, and sorrow.
Included in this Reading Set are some of the most notable scenes of the play.
Reading Set: 4 Passages
by Florence Holbrook from Dramatic Reader for Lower Grades
One of the most popular fairy tales of all time is “...
1,130 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Summary and Theme
by William Shakespeare from Romeo and Juliet
Act I, Scene 5 passage: In this passage from "Romeo ...
218 Words, 8th-10th Grades, Figurative Language, Rhythm & Rhyme, and Summary
Act IV, Scene 1 passage: This passage from "Romeo an...
565 Words, 8th-10th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Story Elements
Act II, Scene 2 passage: This passage is from the ba...
262 Words, 8th-10th Grades, 420L - 730L, Character Traits, Figurative Language, and Summary
William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" is the clas...
114 Words, 8th-10th Grades, 1300L +, Story Elements, Summary, and Theme
by William Shakespeare from Macbeth
Act V, Scene 5 passage: This passage is a speech fro...
189 Words, 10th-12th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Figurative Language, Main / Central Idea, and Theme