Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012 (1:10 Dismissal Schedule)


When You Come In
1.      Please sign in.

1.      Paragraphing
2.     Line Breaks

Writing Lesson—Writing Dialogue!
1.      Yes, This Means We’re Going to Write Some Stories!
2.     Let’s read the story on page 41 aloud, to see how to use and edit dialogue.  What do you notice?
3.     With a partner, read the questions about dialogue on page 42—“Dialogue Worksheet”.  (Twelve minutes—11:32-11:45)
4.     Read pages 44-5 to find the answers, and record them on page 42.
5.     Let’s check page 42 in class.
6.     Let’s use the words you used in #10 to talk about “Words to Use Instead of ‘Said’”—page 43.
“Stop it,” Willis said.
1.      Jested
2.     Quibbled
3.     Cajoled
4.     Quipped
5.     Evinced
6.     demurred
7.     Chuckled
8.     Coaxed

Collaborative Writing—Partner Dialogue Story (Thirty minutes)
1.      Take a look at the model:  “A Tale of Two Cougars” (page 40)
2.     I have your partners assigned on the roster.
3.     You’re going to write your own story with a partner.  Go!
4.     Save these in the google docs folder (“Partner Dialogue Stories”), and we'll share them Monday!

Go over what you’ll be doing in class tomorrow.

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