Warm-up. You have an object in front of you. We are calling it “Object X.” Please describe it in as many details as you possibly can. Think about what it looks like, smells like, feels like, sounds like, but NOT what it tastes like.
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You have an object in front of you. We are calling it “Object X.” Please describe it in as many details as you possibly can. Think about what it looks like, smells like, feels like, sounds like, but NOT what it tastes like.
You must write a full, complete page, or ¾ in a notebook, in order to be able to eat your candy. Don’t raise your hand and beg. I’ll take the candy away. I will come by and tell you when your writing is sufficient. (NO, YOU CANNOT JUST WRITE BIGGER).
Dialogue is a direct quotation – a person’s exact words.
Ex: My mom said, “I’m so proud of your grades.”
Ex: The lady yelled, “Watch out!”
Ex: “Where,” asked Ms. Butterfield, “is my chocolate?”
Ex: My friend replied, “I can go on Monday.”
BAD Example: “I can go on Monday.” my friend replied.
(can’t put a period inside the quote because words come after it)
Ex: “Lady Gaga is boss,” Maddie said.
Ex: The man screamed, “Watch out!”
Ex: “Do you play soccer?” my teacher asked.
Ex: I asked, “When do you want to go?”
“After school,” she replied.
You will pass silent notes to each other for the next three minutes. However, you must write in dialogue form, and must keep your conversations appropriate. Be ready to share.
“What are doing this weekend?” asked Sandra.
“Noah replied, “Nothing much. I might go to the movies.”
“Cool!” said Sandra. “What movie will you see?” . . .