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W.6.3 - Narrative Writing: 6th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 6th Standards
Cultivating a deep love of narrative writing in your young writers can set them on a path that will have them writing and reading for the rest of their lives. These common core aligned resources (W.6.3) will give you some great starting...
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Punctuation is Fun. Period.

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Go beyond the daily practice of grammar worksheets with fun activities and lessons about punctuation designed for younger readers.
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Punctuating Dialogue Worksheet

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Make sure your pupils can keep who said what straight by punctuating dialogue properly. Learners edit and rewrite twelve sentences to demonstrate their understanding of punctuation and capitalization. The worksheet includes a variety of...
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Writing Effective Dialogue

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Wait, there is an effective way to practice writing dialogue with your high school class? Great! High schoolers will have a blast writing dialogue using a list of potentially silly situations and an image of people talking. Employ the...
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Movies in the Making

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Combine visual and performing art in this creative lesson. Young filmmakers first choose a piece of art, along with music that matches the feel of the art, and write dialogue to go with the scene. They research the artist and record...
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Writing: Dialogue

For Students 6th - 8th
In this writing dialogue worksheet, learners read a piece entitled "Just Leave Me Alone" and then identify the dialogue and speakers in the piece. Students also use their own ideas to write an exchange of dialogue between 2 characters.
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Making Magical Creatures Talk

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Invite your young writers to take the reins with writing dialogue. Using two characters of their own creation, kids work with partners and then individually to write short conversations.
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Writing Dialogue: Revising Historical Narrative Drafts to Add Dialogue

For Teachers 4th Standards
By the tenth lesson plan in a language arts unit, young writers have written, revised, and peer-edited their historical fiction narratives. Fourth graders finally pull all of their revision notes together to create a second draft. The...
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Punctuating Dialogue

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
What did she say? Invite your class to make sense of these grammatically incorrect sentences by adding in punctuation and capitalization. All of the sentences include dialogue, so learners will have to practice their knowledge about how...
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Lesson Plan 9: Writing Really Good Dialogue

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Budding novelists compare the differences between real-life dialogue and dialogue found in novels. They compare an excerpt from a book to IM chats and discuss how they are different and how good dialogue can move a story along while...
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Julian Secret Agent: Commas

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
Your class participates in a variety of shared reading and writing activities related to the book Julian Secret Agent. They complete a class story chart, examine how to use punctuation for dialogue, write an alternative...
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Develop Events in a Narrative Using Description and Dialogue

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Dialogue really brings a story to life and can reveal a lot about its characters, plot, and setting. Explore how this literary technique is used to engage an audience as young writers begin drafting their narrative response to The Story...
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Writing Dialogue: Putting a Voice on the Page

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Dialogue can really make or break a piece of writing. Help your creative writers craft thoughtful, effective dialogue that advances the plot and develops their characters. One example is provided, but consider adding a few more slides to...
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Podcasting

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore play writing.  In this literacy and technology lesson, students choose a familiar historical event and write a play with the corresponding setting.  Students write text and dialogue, produce sound recordings, and create...
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Just the Facts, Ma'am

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Where does the comma go? Study the use of dialogue and voice in writing. Learners listen to Margie Palatini's parody The Web Files. To build background knowledge, they listen to an old episode of the show Dragnet before responding to...
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Developing Dialogue

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Why do people argue?  Use the article "A Holiday Medley, Off Key" to discuss the struggles that interfaith couples face when choosing to celebrate certain holidays. Then, in small groups, encourage learners to write dialogues that...
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He Said, She Said: Writing Dialogue

For Students 5th - 6th
In this conversation activity, students learn to use quotation marks in writing dialogue. Students use the conversation bubbles to write dialogue that might take place between an animal and an object character.
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Dialogue Rules, Worksheet, and Writing Assignment

For Students 3rd - 10th Standards
Punctuating dialogue properly can be tricky, but your pupils can become punctuation masters with practice. This resource includes an explanatory page that describes the rules of writing dialogue and provides examples. On the second page,...
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Yakety-Yak!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
In this writing worksheet, students will use their imaginations to write the other side of a conversation about books. Students will practice dialogue writing skills.
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Art to Zoo: Kiting Up The Sky: The Vehicles of Understanding

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students gain perspective on the importance of kites by reading about and discussing how kites have been used throughout history. In this kite exploration instructional activity, students follow instructions to construct a kite to...
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Teach21 Lesson Plan: Conversations: Lesson 14

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders determine how to communicate successfully in both oral and written form. In this conversation lesson, 6th graders prepare for the lesson by writing a conversation that might occur between two animals. They use proper...
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Writing: Dialogue

For Students 6th - 8th
For this writing skills worksheet, students read a 1 page selection that features dialogue. Students then identify all of the dialogue in the story and write their own scene with dialogue for their own short story.
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Instead of Said: Dialogue Adventures

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Explore the traits of writing conventions and word choice. Your fourth, fifth, and sixth graders will create a class list of multiple synonyms for the word said, and then examine punctuation used when writing dialogue. Use the book Good...
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Write Some Dialogue

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students write dialogue. In this character development lesson students use direct or indirect speech to include a confrontation between two characters in their story. Students portray the emotions of the characters in addition to what...

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