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Playwriting: Getting Ideas
Tenth graders explore ideas for a short play. Ideas are generated through improvisation, articles, quotes, writing exercises, and current events. As playwrights, 10th graders discover the techniques used to develop complex characters and creative dialogue.
10th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 19 Downloads
Said Is Dead
Students revise writing to improve organization and word choice. They check for logic, order of ideas and precision of vocabulary. Students list different verbs for the word "said." They write dialogue in which the speakers tell a story through conversation.
3rd - 11th Language Arts 3 Views 20 Downloads
Dialogue Tags/ Synonyms for Said
Sixth graders analyze dialogue tags. In this synonyms activity students work in groups analyzing a personal narrative. They enter the words onto a classroom chart as well as their notes or journal. The students replace tags with more descriptive choices from the word bank.
6th Language Arts 6 Views 11 Downloads
Word Choice in Writing
Sixth graders explore language arts by writing dialogue. In this vocabulary choice lesson, 6th graders identify synonyms and the importance of using a thesaurus while writing dialogue in their own original work. Students revise and edit their writing based on notes given to them from a peer.
6th Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 16 Downloads
Write On: Lesson 15
Sixth graders discuss how seeing a situation or story from different points of view can change how you see things around you. In This language arts lesson plan, 6th graders punctuate dialogue and practice becoming better speakers. A game of Human Bingo is played.
6th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
This Is Your Life
Learners write dialogue about an important life event. They present their story to class and describe how this event helped in their development. Students explain different stages of human development as it pertains to their own life.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 12 Views 23 Downloads
Just the Facts, Ma'am
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 student-modeled work.
5th - 8th Language Arts 5 Views 78 Downloads
100 Years War and Joan of Ark
What events led up to the Hundred Years War? In small groups or pairs the class discusses several critical thinking questions and then writes a fictional dialogue that depicts both an English and a French point of view.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 55 Downloads
Learning to Do: Creating New Application
Bring humor into your own writing! Writers consider how professional authors create humor in their writing. They read and analyze comic strips and poetry to determine the devices used by writers to create humor. Some of the examples aren't particularly hilarious, so you might want to supplement them with additional examples.
7th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
First graders complete pre reading, writing, during reading, and interdisciplinary activities for the book George Shrinks. In this reading lesson plan, 1st graders complete journal entries, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions, have discussions, and more.
1st Language Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
Write Some Dialogue
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 they are saying.
4th - 12th Language Arts 19 Views 82 Downloads
Salinger and the Vocabulary of the Vernacular
Writers explore vocabulary and expressions used in the English language. They use visual word maps to become aware of the different uses of words which will allow them to more readily interpret texts. Then they listen to/read excerpts from The Catcher in the Rye and analyze slang terminology.
5th - 12th Language Arts 8 Views 125 Downloads
Review literary analysis techniques with this reading lesson about folktale writing. Middle schoolers read different folktales from many authors, and write their own folktales to share with the class. They identify the plot, morals and characters in their story.
4th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 25 Downloads
"Lawd! Lawd! Lawd!"
From British accents to Texan drawls, a character's dialect can be an important part of the reading experience. A Six-Trait writing activity guides learners through the analysis of a character's dialect (Daniel Keyes's Flowers for Algernon, which could be part of your unit or not), and then they work on their own dialogue sentences.
7th - 10th Language Arts 7 Views 56 Downloads
Lesson: All in the Family
Who was the Radcliffe family? Young learners find out about the life and times of a family from long ago. They analyze the family portrait, write a story about the family, and then use their story to create thought or word bubbles which will bring the painting to life.
1st - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 26 Downloads