60 printable pages for students to engage their imagination and creativity to create dialogue.
10 pages: Students respond to imaginative prompts, like: What would a rock say to a blade of grass that tickled it? Or, What would a banana say to a baby chimp peeling its skin? Or, What would a snail say to a caterpillar crawling nearby? 50 interesting prompts scattered on these ten pages.
10 pages: Students write the first thing a lollipop would say to a tongue licking it, or an umbrella would say to a raindrop, or an earring would say to an ear. 40 unique prompts scattered on these ten pages.
10 pages: Students imagine a conversation between two people and write what each would say, using questions, exclamations and requests within the quotations, like: A mother and teacher discussing how much their child (the student) talks in class. Or, a mother and father talking about how much they love their child (the student).
10 pages: Students imagine and create a conversation between two unlikely characters, like a dog and squirrel discussing how much they like to run, or a fish and worm talking about what they eat, or a snake and spider commiserating about why they don’t have any friends.
10 pages: Students create a story with dialogue on interesting topics, like: Two frogs, one fat and one skinny, bump into each other in the dark, and this is what was said. Or, A puppy runs up to a chicken, bites it in the hiney, and this is what was said. Funny situations. Weird situations. Imaginative situations.
10 pages: In this final section, students List five things you would never say to a parent. Or, List five things people say to a dog to make it happy. Or, List five things a nurse might say to a sick kid. Real situations
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