Monday, July 2, 2018

How to use dialogue

Focuses for writing this week
Explanation in my own words.
How to use speech marks
In the front and the end
How to put in other punctuation
Before the speech marks
When to start a new line or when to keep writing
When the person says something back and if you are still talking
Different words for ‘said’
Asked, replied, responded, yelled, screamed, shouted, mumbled, said, muttered, gasped, panting, chuckled, thought, told, uttered, continued, whispered
Adding adverbs
Responded politely, asked politely, screamed angrily,

“Who can I pick on?” asked Miss Ashley.
“Me” replied Timote.

“How was your day?” asked Hope.
“Great, thank you” replied Miss Ashley.

“How was your weekend” asked Dwyane.
“It was good” responded Havea.

If more than one person is talking, you put the reply underneath.
Mary was a beautiful girl who was wearing her long black hair in two plaits. She asked her mum, “can I go to the pools today?”.
“Why do you want to go” mum replied.
“It’s hot and I want to cool off”.
“Fine then”

If it’s only one person, you keep going.
Little red riding hood walked along the dirt path and thought to herself “I’m getting hungry”. She had walked a looooonng way but the thought of warm apple pie when she got to grandma’s house kept her going.

“Want to go park?”asked Timote
“Yes” Replied Paula.
“Do you want go to park”asked Timote
“yes” replied isaia.

“Do you have money”Asked Paula
“Why”Asked Timote
“To get some shoes”Said Paula
“Here take my money”Said Isaia


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