Printables for This Topic:
Dialogue – We give you a
scenario and you let your creative juices flow.
– They do this by using techniques like describing a character's
physical characteristics, telling about a character's actions, thoughts
or speech, and showing how other characters react to the character.
– Read each line of dialogue. Choose a word that describes the character
speaking. Write it on the line.
– Write a paragraph about the character pictured below. Before you
start, brainstorm by filling out the diagram.
Characters – Dickens tells us many things about Scrooge by direct
description in this paragraph, and throughout the rest of the short
novel he demonstrates the truth of everything he has said through
Scrooge's actions (indirect description).
Character – In this story idea the conflict is between Martha
and the kidnapper. How a character reacts to conflict reveals a lot
about who they are.
Conflict – A
good story contains conflict, some kind of struggle or problem that
needs to be resolved.