Posters, reader theatre scripts, lesson ideas and character cards for your students all on different character traits that we value. Character education lessons that are fun and you can use them during guided reading and build on fluency.
Creative Writing Worksheet – Dialogue (PDF) When it comes to writing dialogue, you could do worse than follow the rules of Just a Minute: no hesitation, repetition or deviation. It always amazes me that considering how much cheaper good dialogue is than CGI, stunts, sets, and costumes, it isn’t used to better effect. Theatre scripts provide excellent inspiration for good…
Planning a play script PLANNING A PLAYSCRIPT The students are grouped into 4. They will plan their play using this play script template. Later, they will use this plan to make their original play script. Rubric for grading: Name of play 1 pt Scene 1-6 6 pts Character list 4 pts Plot triangle 4 pts Total 15 pts
I like this as a general guide to novel structure. However many resources I've read warn against getting too locked into a single script or pattern like this. Sometimes you need to save the climax for the last two pages, and sometimes you need the action to start on the first page (and fill in 'setup' stuff later).