Published works get special punctuation Underlining, “quotation marks”, or italics show titles Shorter texts & parts of the whole have quotation marks Tag Titles With “Proper” Punctuation
Longer, complete texts are shown in italics or underlined – NEVER both This rule applies to books, magazines and newspapers Refer to a style book to cite titles for research papers
Books Frindle or Frindle Chapters “The Big Idea” Newspapers The New York Times or The New York Times Magazines Sports Illustrated for Kids or Sports Illustrated for Kids
Articles “Red Hot Sox in World Series” Collection of Poems Honey, I Love or Honey, I Love Poem “Rope Rhyme” Albums To Be Loved or To Be Loved
Songs “America, the Beautiful” Speeches I Have a Dream! or I Have a Dream! TV Series or Movie Free Willy or Free Willy TV Episode “Flying on the Wind”
Punctuate in the body of text, in footnotes, and in bibliographies Punctuation gives readers more information about published sources within text
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s speech, I Have a Dream is one of the most famous speeches in history. I love the poem “Hug O’ War” by Shel Silverstein. Have you read the young adult book Holes by Luis Sachar?
o In your writer’s notebooks you will make sentences using proper punctuation using titles from the following pictures. o Choose one example from each slide to make a sentence. Never use BOTH italics and underlining for titles. REMEMBER:
1.Mark Kelly recently wrote an essay, An Astronauts View of Gravity, in the Washington Post about the new movie called Gravity. 2.Raphael Chambers, student reporter, wrote an article entitled George Washington’s Library for the popular magazine, Time for Kids. 3.In Poetry for Young People, Langston Hughes writes powerful poems, yet I still think Carl Sandburg’s short poem Fog is my personal favorite.
1.Mark Kelly recently wrote an essay, “An Astronauts View of Gravity”, in the Washington Post about the new movie called Gravity. 2.Raphael Chambers, student reporter, wrote an article entitled “George Washington’s Library” for the popular magazine, Time for Kids. 3.In Poetry for Young People, Langston Hughes writes powerful poems, yet I still think Carl Sandburg’s short poem “Fog” is my personal favorite.
Tag Titles with “Proper” Punctuation Now you try it …
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