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(You can also carry out this activity with Year 4 children. It covers Term 1, Strand T5 of the National Literacy Strategy.) Make a note of the special features of a play-script and write a list of 'rules' for writing a play-script. Read a piece of fiction which contains dialogue and, on a copy of part of it, mark the action and the dialogue in different colours. Then, following your rules for writing a play-script, convert the dialogue into a script. Make a note of any other information which is needed in addition to dialogue, and how 1t should be presented in a play-script: for example, the setting, the actions of the speakers and, if necessary, the way in which they speak.