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Unformatted text preview: Punctuating Direct Speech Speech Learning Objective: To understand how to punctuate To direct speech. direct Direct speech is the words that people Direct actually say. actually My leg really hurts! Turning Speech Bubbles to Text. Text. My leg Imagine that the Imagine words are sheep. words The sheep have to The be kept in a pen. be my leg really hurts! really hurts Turning Speech Bubbles to Text. Text. My leg If there is no capital If letter on the first word then the sheep can escape! can my leg really hurts! really hurts Turning Speech Bubbles to Text. Text. My leg If there is no If punctuation mark on the last word then the sheep can escape sheep My leg really hurts! really hurts Turning Speech Bubbles to Text. Text. My leg Now the sheep are Now safe and won’t escape! escape! My leg really hurts! really ! hurts Independent Work Independent Toes: Toes: Turn speech bubbles into written direct speech, using the correct punctuation. punctuation. Knees: with Mrs Rogers To turn speech bubbles into written speech making sure that a new line is To started every time that there is a new speaker in the conversation. started Shoulders: To turn speech bubbles into written direct speech, and then write their To own sentences using the speech they have written. own Heads: To turn speech bubbles into correctly punctuated direct written speech To and include an adverb to describe how the speech was spoken. In conversation form to ensure practice of ‘new speaker, new line’. conversation All: with Mrs Taylor – to stick photos onto newspaper reports during All: the lesson. Mrs Taylor will call you when she is ready. the New Speaker, New Line New Now you know how to punctuate speech Now there is one more thing you need to remember. remember. Every time a new person starts Every speaking you will need a new sheep pen on a new line. pen New Speaker, New Line New Let’s have a look then. My Let’s leg have really look My leg really hurts! cried the boy loudly. hurts! then, soothed Mum. Speech Punctuation Checklist Speech Speech marks at the beginning of the words Speech that are spoken. (66) that Capital letter on the first word that was spoken. Punctuation mark after the last word that was Punctuation spoken. spoken. Close the speech marks (99). New line EVERY TIME there is a new person New speaking. speaking. NOW CHECK YOUR WRITING – DOES IT NOW HAVE ALL THE ELEMENTS ABOVE? HAVE ...
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This note was uploaded on 11/04/2011 for the course EDUCATION 320 taught by Professor Professorlemont during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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