One of the best ways to engage your students in a story writing dialogue activity, is to use Comic Life. What better way is there to show how writing dialogue needs to appropriate, clear and effective? If their characters’ dialogue does not drive the plot, then the audience cannot follow their story.
Several of the WWP teachers are using Comic Life and Preview to help students put themselves into stories.
Follow my instructions in this ComicLifeMedia2Preview
Remember Comic Life can also be used in Nonfiction Writing.