“Listen To Me!”

Listen to me

Dialogue is simply the conversation between two or more people within a story.

Writers use dialogue to:

  • move the plot forward
  • reveal the relationship between characters
  • increase tension
  • reveal character
  • show how someone feels

ACTIVITY

Today, you will write a dialogue between two characters. You do not need to write the full story.

Choose one of the following photographs.
Study the characters and imagine the conversation they are having.
Write the dialogue between the two characters.
To review how to use punctuation in dialogue, click here.
For more dialogue photographs, click here.

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headshot smallMichelle Lynn Senters is the Founder and Director of KIDS ARE WRITERS. She spends her days working as a teacher and spends her evenings writing books for children and adults. You can learn more about Michelle HERE and at www.michellelynnsenters.com.