Dialogues for the English Classroom - Volume 2

Dialagoues for the English Classroom - Volume 2 has 47 dialogues of English topics in 156 pages with how to & teacher tips included so the classroom teacher can use dialogues with students and get students more engaged in the classroom. Written by outstanding practicing english teachers, the dialogues cover many of the topics taught in a typical english class. Many of the dialogues can be used in a middle or high school classroom, and potentially used in post-secondary courses to increase student engagement and enjoyment of english.

Engage your students in dialogues - They read, act, communicate and listen as they take on the role of one of the two characters in the dialogue while learning english content and practice writing and communication skills. Get students out of their passive mode and into a highly productive lesson using dialogues. Outstanding student engagement!! Try it! Your students will ask for more! 


Table Of Contents

Author Biographies           


Section I - Dialogue Abstracts - Finding What You Need     

Section II - Using Dialogues in the Classroom       

What Are Dialogues?          

Using Dialogues in the Classroom - What For?      

How To Implement Dialogues in Your Classroom     

Read and Act Out in Class        

Assigned As Reading Homework       

Listening and Reading Along With mp3’s     

Students Create Dialogues as An Assessment

Tips For Using Dialogues         

The Benefits of Using Dialogues in Your Classroom

Guidelines and Suggestions for Writing Your Own Dialogues   

Section III - The Dialogues

Unit 1 Literary Analysis and Close Reading

1.1 Abusing Literature Aids        

1.2 Alliteration (student written example)      

1.3 Allusions           

1.4 Annotating Texts          

1.5 Hyperbole          

1.6 Imagery           

1.7 Literal versus Figurative         

1.8 Motifs in Literature         

1.9 Multiple Interpretations         

1.10 Shakespeare Part I: Why Read Shakespeare?     

1.11 Shakespeare Part II: How to Read Shakespeare     

1.12 Oxymoron and Paradox         

1.13 Prose           

1.14 Reading Aloud          

1.15 Structure as an Interpretive Clue       

Unit 2 Grammar and Punctuation

2.1 Appositives and Appositive Phrases       

2.2 The Ellipsis          

2.3 Misplaced Modifiers         

2.4 Parentheses          

2,5 Pronouns and Their Antecedents       

2.6 Semi Colon: The Ultimate Weapon       

2.7 Verb Tense Agreement        

2.8 The Way of the Dash         

Unit 3 Writing

3.1 Beyond the Five-Paragraph Essay       

3.2 Drafting and Editing         

3.3 Elaboration and Focus         

3.4 Embedding Quotes         

3.5 How to Read a Poem         

3.6 Logical Fallacies: False Dilemma       

3.7 Logical Fallacies: Argumentum ad Hominem     

3.8 Logical Fallacies: Circular Reasoning      

3.9 Logical Fallacies: Hasty Generalization      

3.10 Rhetorical Appeals         

3.11 Significant Closings         

3.12 Subject versus Title of a Paper        

3.13 The Thesis Statement         

3.14 Using Sentence Variety         

3.15 The Writing Process: Time Management, Calendars, and Wood  

Unit 4 Research

4.1 Citing Sources          

4.2 Effective Presentations         

4.3 Evaluating Credible Sources        

4.4 In-text Citations: What Goes in the Parentheses?     

4.5 Note Taking          

4.6 Plagiarism           

Unit 5 Miscellaneous Dialogues

5.1 Pip and Pep Discuss the Finer Points of Dialogues    

5.2 Pip and Pep Begin English: An Introduction to Dialogues         


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