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play·let

 (plā′lĭt)
n.
A short play.

playlet

(ˈpleɪlɪt)
n
(Theatre) a short play

play•let

(ˈpleɪ lɪt)

n.
a short play.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.playlet - a short play
drama, dramatic play, play - a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage; "he wrote several plays but only one was produced on Broadway"
Translations

playlet

[ˈpleɪlɪt] Nobra f corta de teatro

playlet

nSpiel nt, → Stück nt
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Selected winners Short Story (U27) - Elain Llwyd, Meirionnydd; Members competition (U22) - Gwenno Edwards, Clwyd; Sentence (U27) - George Turley, Montgomery; Craft (U27) - Mari Wyn, Meirionnydd; Club Programme (U27) - Penmynydd YFC, Ynys Mon; Playlet (U27) - Gwion & Teleri, Ynys Mon; Folk Singing Solo (U27) - Cadi Mars Jones, Clwyd; Recitation (U17) - Erin Dwyfor Roberts, Eryri; Cerdd Dant Party (U27) - Cwmtirmynach YFC; Pop song (U27) - Glain Rhys, Meirionnydd; Advertisement (U27) - Bodedern YFC, Ynys Mon; Hymn Singing (U27) - Angharad Lewis, Montgomery; Humerous Recitation (U27) - Mali Williams, Clwyd; Duet (U27) - Gwennan & Siwan, Meirionnydd; Musical or Film Solo (U27) - Lois Glain Postle, Ynys Mon; Humerous Duet (U27) - Dyfan & Erwan, Montgomery.
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Indeed, beyond transposing certain thematic elements in this playlet Williams goes as far as literally copying "stage designs, characters, plots, and even symbols of Cocteau's L'aigle.
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This last scene is like a playlet in itself, artistically linking all the previous scenes and connecting the play to what is happening in Egypt at the moment.
The playlet engages the child in role playing as the recitation becomes a short play.
In a 94-page guide for teachers or caregivers, Bennett presents 16 RhymePlays, or Mother Goose rhymes, with four extensions: A fingerplay, illustrated through photos; Storymaking, a mini-script that encourages child participation; a Playlet, "or simple dramatization;" and finally, "ReadingPlay," where visual symbols evoke phrases of the rhyme.
This article will address the use of voice in educational theory by first portraying a playlet of an ongoing intellectual conversation among scholars, and then connect this dialogue to the exploration of the African American learner's silenced consciousness.