Guidelines for Dramatic Monologue
[Reminders: Research your dreamer/doer September
17 and 18; write your monologue and practice with a friend Sept. 19; give presentation and turn in a copy of your speech and
sources used on Thursday, Sept. 20.]
The entire monologue should take at least 2 minutes to perform and may include a costume or a prop.
You must include answers to the first three statements within the
monologue, must give at least 3 references at the end of the monologue, and end with the statement, “My name is
__________________________________.” Other statements are
given as guidelines to help you determine what other information you can give about your dreamer or doer.
My physical description
and place of origin (gender, race, etc.) are
The dream I fulfilled
3. The obstacles I overcame were
4. My childhood dreams were
5. The people who helped me fulfill my dreams were
6. My role models were
7. A typical day in my life included
8. The steps I took in fulfilling my dreams were
9. My parents’ dreams for me were
pause/conclude with the line)
My name is __________________________________.