SCENE 1: ENGLISH CLASS-EARLY MORNING
(Stumbles into class)
Sorry I’m late; my locker didn’t want to open.
(With a stern look)
That’s fine. Just take your seat Mr. Cory. Now class as I was saying we have a new assignment. Everyone will compose a monologue and present in front of the class.
CORY suddenly goes from calm to panicking. His face turns red and he can’t even think about how he is going to present in front of the entire class. With his head on the desk he thinks to himself, what am I going to do?
SCENE 2: CORY’S HOME-LATE AFTERNOON
CORY is slumping in a chair at the kitchen table. Sighing and staring at a well written monologue, but has no idea how to overcome his nerves.
(Giving a sympathetic look)
What’s wrong Cory? You’ve been staring at that paper for the past half an hour.
(Looks up at MOM)
We have to present a monologue in English class tomorrow, and I don’t know how to present in front of an entire class. What do I do?
Oh that’s easy. Just imagine your class mates as your friends and family members. You trust your family and friends, right? So you won’t be nervous or embarrassed if you make a mistake.
Wow that is some great advice MOM. Thank you, I’m going to try that out.
SCENE 3: THE NEXT DAY IN ENGLISH CLASS- EARLY MORINING
CORY walks into his English class and before he over thinks his decision he tells the teacher he wants to