October 18, 2011
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Freak the Mighty
Writing Dialogue and ThoughtDialogue: The exact words that acharacter says out loud. You let thereader know this by using "quotationmarks."Thought: The exact words a characterthinks in his or her head (use quotationmarks) OR an explanation/summary of acharacter's thoughts (no quotationmarks).Examples of Dialogue:
"What are doing after school?" Jill asked Kate."Nothing that has to do with you," Kate retorted.Jill was completely taken by surprise. Just last period,she and Kate were laughing and working together inart."Did I do something to upset you?" Jill questioned."You should know exactly what you did," hissed Kate.Read the excerpt on pg. 21 in your writing packet, andanswer the 3 questions regarding dialogue.