Teaching Dialogue: Writing & Punctuating Dialogue Task Cards | Print and Digital

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Great resource to use with students before they dive into story writing! Perfect way to review writing dialog!
This is my favorite resource for teaching dialogue. My students really like using them and there is so many different ways to use it.
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Teaching dialogue can be a real challenge. I wanted a way to engage my students in how to read and write dialogue and to see the power characters’ words can have. I wanted them to be able to get practice with punctuating and writing dialogue WITHOUT using boring practice sheets—and with doing “real writing”.


I also really wanted to be able to tie this to critical reading and have my students study the dialogue that real authors use and notice the “mood” created with good dialogue, so I used these cards as a springboard for that as well. My students love using them, and I know yours will as well.

That’s how this resource was born! What do you get?

  • Actual photos of the resource in action
  • Suggestions for use and teaching tips
  • 24 task cards in full color AND black and white
  • Blank cards so you and your students can write your own!
  • Print and digital access for ultimate flexibility!

This is perfect for that gradual-release model of teaching. Model, model, model first. After that, let them work collaboratively as you coach. Do tons of sharing. You can even have students use them independently and collect as a writing assessment! The options are endless, and my students absolutely love using them. I use these cards multiple times each year!


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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Use commas and quotation marks to mark direct speech and quotations from a text.
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences.
Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.
Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects based on focused questions, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.


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