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1 QUOTATION MARKS

2 What Are They? Quotation marks are used to let the reader know when someone is speaking in a book They let you know what they said and who said it

3 Examples “ I don’t want to clean my room, ” said Emily. “ You have to clean it or you won’t be able to go out and play, ” scolded her mom. “ Ok, I’ll go do it right now, ” sighed Emily.

4 Rules For Using Quotation Marks They only go around what the person is saying You have to put them at the beginning and at the end of what was said You need to note afterwards who said it Use a comma, period, question mark, or exclamation mark before the last quotation mark

5 Let’s Practice Together Is this sentence correct? “ Will you eat pizza for lunch? ” asked Eric.

6 More Practice Is this sentence correct? You can’t sit next to me, ” said Sonya.

7 PRACTICE Is this sentence correct? “ I can’t believe I got a 100 on that test! ” screamed Jack.

8 PRACTICE Is this sentence correct? “ Would you like to go out to dinner ” asked Steven.

9 PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT Is this sentence correct? “ What time is it? asked Chris.”

10 We are going to leave for the movies in five minutes said Amy. Is this sentence correct?

11 ACTIVITY 1 Use your sentence strip and macaroni noodles to create your own sentence. The macaroni are your quotation marks. Glue them down in the correct place.

12 ACTIVITY 2 Create a comic strip with conversation bubbles. Have your characters talk and use quotation marks. “Hi,” said Jack. “I want to play outside,” said Jack. “Would you like to play too?” asked Jack.

13 ANSWERS: “ Will you eat pizza for lunch?” asked Eric. CORRECT You can’t sit next to me,” said Sonya. WRONG “You can’t sit next to me,” said Sonya. Correct way “I can’t believe I got a 100 on that test!” screamed Jack. CORRECT “Would you like to go out to dinner ” asked Steven. WRONG “Would you like to go out to dinner?” asked Steven. Correct Way “What time is it? asked Chris.” WRONG “What time is it?” asked Chris. Correct Way We are going to leave for the movies in five minutes said Amy. WRONG “We are going to leave for the movies in five minutes,” said Amy. Correct Way


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