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To see if you were listening… Can you add the correct punctuation to these examples of direct speech?
can I go out to play asked Neelim Add speech marks and all other punctuation.
Can I go out to play? asked Neelim What rules did you have to remember to be successful?
Mrs Deegan said its time to go for dinner Can you add all the missing sentence punctuation? Where will the speech marks go?
Mrs Deegan said, Its time to go for dinner. What rules did you have to remember to be successful?
we went to the seaside at the weekend said aqib it was very warm and sunny Can you add all the missing punctuation? Where will the speech marks go?
We went to the seaside at the weekend, said Aqib, it was very warm and sunny. What rules did you have to remember to be successful?
doctor, doctor said the man I think Im a pair of curtains. Pull yourself together man exclaimed the doctor Add all the missing punctuation so we can laugh at Mr Spaltons funny joke!
Doctor, doctor, said the man, I think Im a pair of curtains.Pull yourself together man! exclaimed the doctor. Funny? What rules did you have to remember?
Ive made the chicken soup said Mum thats a pity said Dad I thought it was for us Another joke! Can you add all the punctuation. Remember what you did for the last one.
Ive made the chicken soup, said Mum. Thats a pity, said Dad, I thought it was for us. So funny? What rules did you have to remember to be successful?
my teacher must love me said arooj why asked Raihannah because he puts kisses on my sums answered Arooj Have a go! One last one… Youll love it! Although its hard!
My teacher must love me, said Arooj. Why? asked Raihannah.Because he puts kisses on my sums, answered Arooj. Did you get it all? What about the joke? Funny right?
Can you write down what you need to do to be successful with setting out direct speech?
I am going to challenge you… On the sheet put in all the missing speech marks. There are 20+ mistakes- a set of speech marks counts for one and there are other punctuation mistakes too. Can you get to punctuation paradise?
I dont think you should be sitting there, said Narky Martha, the school bully. Id shift if I were you! Yeah, but you arent are you? I replied, perhaps a little less confidently than I would have liked. Are you going to shift or not? she glared, as her shadow covered me entirely. No! I said. Im sick of you and your gang of dum-dums trying to frighten us into doing what you want. Youre pathetic, thats what you are. And youre dead meat, thats what you are! Get her! I remembered everything Mr Loco, my karate teacher, had told me. I could hear his voice in my head. Stay calm Sophie, stay calm. Let them do the work for you. Dont let them see youre afraid. Easier said than done! I thought to myself as I blocked the first punch and threw Martha on to the floor. Her gang stopped in their tracks, unsure of what to do next. Ready for some more? I asked. Or are you chicken like I thought you were?