One Person Monologue Lesson

One Person Monologue Lesson

Give students the opportunity to write, act and direct, all in one lesson! Ideal for sixth through eighth graders with prior drama experience, this lesson guides students through creating, directing, and performing an original monologue in groups of three. Students can hone their collaboration skills, drama tools and practice giving constructive feedback to their peers.

Sixth Grade Journal: One Person Monologue 

To maximize student achievement, download this drama journal for students to use as reflection or formative assessment.  A drama journal allows participants to reflect on their learning and artistic growth (metacognition). It also allows you, the teacher, to see how students are using the drama vocabulary, thinking about big ideas, and perceiving their own strengths and weaknesses.

Grade Level

  • 6th Grade
  • 7th Grade


  • 3 Drama Tools
  • Artistic Process
  • Body
  • Body Gestures
  • Character
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Concentration
  • Emotions
  • Ensemble
  • Evaluation
  • Imagination
  • Imitation
  • Improvisation
  • Movement
  • Observation
  • Planning
  • Playwriting
  • Practicing
  • Praising
  • Setting
  • Speaking Lines
  • Support Tools
  • Teamwork
  • Transformation
  • Voice
  • Voice Expression


  • Character Motivation
  • Conflict
  • Descriptive Writing
  • Details
  • Emotions
  • Evaluation
  • Observation
  • Playwriting
  • Praising
  • Teamwork


  • Open