A ready to use lesson plan that presents teaching and learning resources on dialogue writing.
After completing this lesson, the students will be able to:
- Define dialogue and dialogue tags.
- List rules to use when punctuating dialogue.
- Apply dialogue technique to present events and characters to engage the interest of an audience.
- Demonstrate the use of dynamic dialogues in writing.
This Resource includes:
- Vocabulary Overview - Dialogue, Dialogue Tags
- Real Life Application and Cross-Curriculum Links
- Flipped Lesson Part - Video
- Success Criteria - Dialogue Checklist
- Lesson Starter: Creating conversations to tell a story to match the picture.
- Discussion: Dialogue Rules
- Pair-Share: Filling out the speech in the bubbles to make a story.
- Think-Write: Using dialogue tags to convert given conversation into a story.
- Write-Share: Rewriting the given story in a dialogue form.
Mini-Plenary: 4 Online Quizzes
Differentiated Tasks: Writing dialogues for situations given.
Extensions: Online Exercises
Plenary: Answering multiple choice questions on dialogue writing.
- Using dialogue tags to reconstruct stories.
- Presenting stories in a dialogue form.
- Unscrambling the dialogues to reconstruct the story.
- Using reporting verbs to create dialogue tags.
Common Core Standards: ELA-Literacy-Writing - 6-8.3ab/4
Skills: Social and Cognitive
Here are some possible uses for these in your classroom:
- To challenge early finishers
- For effective tutoring
- As ESL stations and sub tubs
- As holiday work and homework
- For small group collaborations
- For an end of unit assessments
- For reinforcement and enrichment