Want to teach about writing dialogue and keep your students entertained at the same time? Then, this free download is for you!
This download contains two activities:
ACTIVITY ONE reviews the importance of WORD CHOICE in writing.
Guide a class discussion about how word choice can create DESCRIPTIVE dialogue. Specifically, students will be introduced to synonyms for "said" and adverbs that describe speaking. Have the "actors" and "actresses" in your class stir up a little drama using the student reference sheet.
ACTIVITY TWO puts pencil to paper as students write conversations between two fun characters of their choosing. (Characters are included.)
Enjoy and have fun with your kiddos!
Common Core Standard:
Writing 3b - Use dialogue and description to develop experiences and events or show the responses of characters to situations.