Use this link to share the questions, comments, predictions and text connections you have while reading “The Buried Life”.
At long last it is here- today is the day your Social Fiction Project is due! You will be publishing your SF project in two places- on your blog, and here in the comments section. Use the comments section below to post the link to your blog where you’ve posted your Social Fiction. See my comment below for an example of how to post your links.
- Punctuation is always inside the quotation marks
- Never use two periods in one sentence.
- Interrupted Quotes:
- New Speaker=New Paragraph
Remember those visual writing prompts I had you find last week? Today we are going to be using them to create a dialogue. Your purpose for this dialogue is to highlight character/personality of the people in the visual.
Things to note:
Need a visual to help you write? Try these gentlemen:
Or these young ladies:
The best way to learn about how to write dialogue effectively, is to go out and observe dialogue in it’s natural habitat! Your mission is to go out into the school and eavesdrop in on a conversation. Listen to the conversation for about 10 minutes, record the content and your observations. Make your notes as specific as possible as we will be debriefing as a class upon your return.
Discuss the dialogue that you overhead:
Finished assignment = 350 words. Post it here in the comments, and on your blog.
(1) What did you do/write/create today?
(2) What did you learn (About yourself, your story, your writing, etc.)