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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Direct Speech.

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1 The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Direct Speech

2 When recording what someone says, we use speech marks Oh dear…Miss Walsh forgot to punctuate this direct speech. Where should the punctuation go? I want to go home said Susan. Dont be afraid said Aslan. Leave Edmund alone shouted Peter.

3 Rules for writing direct speech: Speech marks go around the bits of a sentence actually being said. Hello! Every time we a character starts to speak, we need to use a capital letter. Hi! We also need to put some form of punctuation into each piece of speech at the end, before we close the speech marks. !?,.

4 Now have a go at adding the correct punctuation to the following speech: This is the land of Narnia said Mr Tumnus. Can we play hide-and-seek asked Lucy. I would like some Turkish Delight please said Edmund. Look out for the wolf shouted Susan. Who is usually the most truthful asked the Professor. Aslan is waiting at the Stone Table said Mr Beaver.

5 Check your punctuation! This is the land of Narnia, said Mr Tumnus. Can we play hide-and-seek? asked Lucy. I would like some Turkish Delight please, said Edmund. Look out for the wolf! shouted Susan. Who is usually the most truthful? asked the Professor. Aslan is waiting at the Stone Table, said Mr Beaver. Well Done!

6 We also need to start a new line every time a different character speaks. Isnt it time you were in bed? asked Susan. Youre not Mum! grumbled Edmund. Its getting late though, she replied.

7 We have to help Mr Tumnus I agree I think we should go home Lucy Peter Susan Can you write the above conversation as direct speech, using the correct punctuation and start a new line every time a different character speaks?

8 Were you right? We have to help Mr Tumnus. said Lucy. I agree, replied Peter. I think we should go home, said Susan.

9 Task: Re-write the speech bubbles as direct speech. Remember to use correct punctuation and to start a new line for each character! Extension: Make up your own conversations for the characters from The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.

10 Highlight the Success Criteria that you have met. I can re-write speech bubbles as direct speech. I can put speech marks in the right place. I can begin with a capital letter. I can put a, or ! or ? at the end of what is said. I can start a new line when a new character speaks. I can check my work.

11 Plenary: What is wrong with the following? Forward into battle shouted! the Witch. thank you for coming with me, said Aslan. Thats enough, Lucy! said Peter sternly. I am a wicked Faun, sobbed Mr Tumnus. This sword and shield is for you, said Father Christmas. He is not a tame lion said Mr Tumnus.


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