Dialogue Extravaganza

This Integrating Technololgy E-book was designed and developed for Mrs. Wright's
8th grade Literature & Language Arts class at Pierce County Middle School.

* This was a scene taken from the movie, "Parenthood".

ELA8C1 The student demonstrates understanding and control of the rules of
the English language, realizing that usage involves the appropriate application
of conventions and grammar in both written and spoken formats. The student...
b. Analyzes and uses simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences
    correctly, punctuates properly, and avoids fragments and run-ons.
d. Revises sentences by correcting errors in usage.
e. Demonstrates appropriate comma and semicolon usage (compound, complex,
    and compound-complex sentences, split dialogue, and for clarity).
ELA8W2. The student demonstrates competence in a variety of genres.
The student produces a narrative (fictional, personal, experiential) that:

h. Uses a range of strategies (e.g., suspense, figurative language, dialogue, expanded

    vocabulary, flashback, movement, gestures, expressions, foreshadowing,
    tone, and mood).


Students will produce a narrative with the use of writing strategies and the understanding of the use of the English language rules.

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