The Outsiders by SE Hinton
Using More Powerful Words in a Narrative
If you are writing interesting and intriguing narratives and short stories, your works are going to need dialogues or characters talking to each other. Dialogues bring a story to life and give it more excitement and suspense. This is a file that helps your students to do this. It contains,
1) Tips for Writing Powerful and fluid dialogues
2) A graphic organizer and worksheet on "Using More Powerful Words in a Dialogue."
3) Example exercises using dialogue from, The Outsiders," by SE Hinton
4) A Chart giving more examples of powerful dialogue