Parts of a Script: Plays & Films

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Which of the following is not one of Aristotle's 6 dramatic elements?

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1. Why do screenwriters use transitions?

2. What is a logline?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this quiz/worksheet, you can test how much you know about the elements of a play or film script. Topics you'll be quizzed on include Aristotle's 6 dramatic elements and the reason screenwriters use transitions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be covering the following key points:

  • Loglines
  • Parts of a five-act play structure
  • Average screenplay length

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - make sure you can accurately define the term 'logline'
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the average length of a screenplay
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about why screenwriters use transitions and Aristotle's 6 dramatic elements

Additional Learning

You can learn more about scripts with the accompanying lesson titled Parts of a Script: Plays & Films. Here are some topics to consider:

  • Causality
  • Exposition
  • Falling action
  • The way a play is set up
  • Six major elements of a screenplay
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