Category Archive: dialgoue

Where’s The Dialogue: Part Two

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A few comments last week got me thinking. Hopefully, you will find this resource useful and purposeful within your workshop.

Dialogue in First Grade

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See how these first graders added dialogue to their narrative writing.

I’ve been studying sentence structure…

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I was watching or listening or reading something this week — I don’t remember what — but the message was: You can’t be a writer if you’re not a reader. True. (And probably… Continue reading

Punctuating Dialogue

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Have you ever noticed how challenging it is for kids to punctuate dialogue correctly?  (Let’s be honest… there are many adults who have this problem too!)  I’m not in favor of utilizing grammar… Continue reading

Making Characters Talk

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Dialogue. It’s something we wish students would use purposefully inside of a piece of writing. Too often, when our students do write with dialogue, it sounds like this: “Hi,” I said. “Hi,” my… Continue reading