Presentation on theme: "Quotation Marks. Are used to set off direct speech and information cited from other sources. – NO QUOTES: My dad told me to go to the store. – QUOTES:"— Presentation transcript:
Are used to set off direct speech and information cited from other sources. – NO QUOTES: My dad told me to go to the store. – QUOTES: My dad told me, Go to the store.
Use QUOTATION marks when someone is talking. EXAMPLES: –Where are you going? Oscar asked. –I am going to Reynosa, responded Karina. –Do you have family there? he questioned. –Yes, Karina added.
Capitalization in Quotes Capitalize the first word in a direct quotation, even when it is in the middle of a sentence. Examples: – D ont talk, said Ms. Pena – Ms. Pena said, D ont talk. – D ont, said Ms. Pena, talk.
Dialogue Rules Talk, sentence. –Dont go out, said Ms. P. Sentence, Talk. – Ms. P. said, Dont go out. Talk, sentence, talk. – Dont, said Ms. P, go out.
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