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Ch 9: Drama for 11th Grade: Tutoring Solution

About This Chapter

The Drama chapter of this 11th Grade English Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about drama. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the drama techniques and major works required in a typical 11th grade English course.

How it works:

  • Begin your assignment or other 11th grade English work.
  • Identify the drama concepts that you're stuck on.
  • Find fun videos on the topics you need to understand.
  • Press play, watch and learn!
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • As needed, submit a question to one of our instructors for personalized support.

Who's it for?

This chapter of our 11th grade English tutoring solution will benefit any student who is trying to learn drama and earn better grades. This resource can help students including those who:

  • Struggle with understanding mood inference, character communication and motivation; works by Tennessee Williams and Arthur Miller; or any other 11th grade drama topic
  • Have limited time for studying
  • Want a cost effective way to supplement their English learning
  • Prefer learning English visually
  • Find themselves failing or close to failing their drama for 11th grade unit
  • Cope with ADD or ADHD
  • Want to get ahead in 11th grade English
  • Don't have access to their English teacher outside of class

Why it works:

  • Engaging Tutors: We make learning about 11th grade drama simple and fun.
  • Cost Efficient: For less than 20% of the cost of a private tutor, you'll have unlimited access 24/7.
  • Consistent High Quality: Unlike a live English tutor, these video lessons are thoroughly reviewed.
  • Convenient: Imagine a tutor as portable as your laptop, tablet or smartphone. Learn about drama on the go!
  • Learn at Your Pace: You can pause and rewatch lessons as often as you'd like, until you master the material.

Learning Objectives

  • Infer mood in dramas.
  • Explore the dialogue and nonverbal communication between characters.
  • Determine the motivation of characters.
  • Discuss the life and works of Tennessee Williams.
  • Learn about Arthur Miller's life and discuss his major plays.

7 Lessons in Chapter 9: Drama for 11th Grade: Tutoring Solution
Tennessee Williams: Biography, Works, and Style

1. Tennessee Williams: Biography, Works, and Style

This lesson provides insight into the life, work and style of one of the most influential playwrights of our time, Tennessee Williams. His major works include 'A Streetcar Named Desire' and 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.'

A Streetcar Named Desire: Summary and Analysis

2. A Streetcar Named Desire: Summary and Analysis

Learn about the controversial play 'A Streetcar Named Desire,' why it was so controversial, and why it is still considered a classic piece of American literature.

The Glass Menagerie: Summary and Analysis

3. The Glass Menagerie: Summary and Analysis

Tennessee Williams' first big hit, 'The Glass Menagerie,' known as the memory play, fascinated audiences for its presentation of one man's vision of his past. This lesson will go into the basic plot of this story, as well as explore the major symbols and elements of style in the play.

Arthur Miller: Biography and Major Plays

4. Arthur Miller: Biography and Major Plays

In this lesson, we will talk about the life of one of America's greatest playwrights, Arthur Miller. We will take a close look at his role in the American political scene of the 1950s and give insight into some of his most influential works.

Arthur Miller's The Crucible: Summary and Quotes

5. Arthur Miller's The Crucible: Summary and Quotes

What's Arthur Miller's play 'The Crucible' all about? Witches! Communists! Allegories! It's the Red Scare of the McCarthy era as told through the metaphor of the Salem witch trials of colonial America.

David Belasco: Biography & Plays

6. David Belasco: Biography & Plays

Have you ever heard of a man called the ~'Bishop of Broadway~'? How about the play ''Madame Butterfly''? In this lesson, you will learn about the life and productions of American actor, playwright, and producer David Belasco.

Waiting for Godot: Analysis, Meaning & Themes

7. Waiting for Godot: Analysis, Meaning & Themes

Samuel Beckett was an Irish playwright most famously known for the play 'Waiting for Godot.' Who is Godot, why are these men waiting for him, and what makes this an important work in the history of English literature? Complete this lesson to find out!

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