Middle School Resource
The purpose of this lesson is to help students choose better words when they are writing dialogue. I introduce this lesson in writing remediation lab after the Language Arts teacher has presented this skill to the entire class.
Students have a tendency to overuse the word “said” when writing a conversation. This activity helps them find more descriptive and interesting words to use instead of repeating “said.”
Related NY State Academic Standards: L.5.4.c, W.6.3.d, W.6.5, and more!
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