Perfect activity to teach the use of dialogue in creative writing while dreaming of turkey, stuffing and pie! This resource uses a dialogue rules poster and example text to teach the skill, and then the 24 task cards review and assess learning. Three different historical writing prompts are included, focusing on the first Thanksgiving. Whether you use the individual prompts, group writing or skit presentations--your students will have a blast with this!
*Rules of Dialogue Poster
*Vocabulary Pre-Reading Matching Activity
*Creative Writing Dialogue Example Story: “The Sweetest Ingredient of All”
*Dialogue Task Card Activity (corresponds to story “The Sweetest Ingredient of All”), includes answer key
*Story Organizer Template
*“Thanksgiving: The Meal” Writing Prompt
*“The First Thanksgiving” Writing Prompts
*”Aboard the Mayflower” Writing Prompts
*Act it Out! Skit and Presentation Activity
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