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Todd Bombard

Student Instructions

I can add “dialogue“ to make my characters talk back and forth

1. Put one pointing finger on your lips. Point the other away from you. 2. Say “dialogue” and move your fingers back and forth 3 times for each syllable like words are going back and forth between you and someone else. Imagine you are the main character. Say “conversation” and move your fingers back and forth 4 times for each syllable like the main character and another character are talking back and forth to each other. Hear what they would say in your head. 3. Write down a sentence with one character saying something.Then have the second character answer. Finally have the first character respond to the second character. 4. See if you can make your scene come alive like a movie by keeping the conversation going. 5. Finish writing your scene. 6.Press to add a photo.Take a photo of your scene 7. Use the drawing tool to underline when your characters talk back and forth and record yourself reading entire scene but change your voice for each character!

3rd Grade, 5th Grade, 4th Grade, Writing, English Language Learners
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