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Unformatted text preview: Speech
marks Speech marks go around
the bits of a sentence
actually being said.
actually “Hello!” Every time we open a set
of speech marks we
need to use a capital
letter. “Hi!” We also need to put some
form of punctuation into
each piece of dialogue
before we close the
speech marks. !?,.
speech “Yo dude!” We also need to start a new line
every time a different
“Hello, Matthew!” said James.
“Hi!” replied Sophie.
“How are you?” he asked.
“I am fine and dandy, thanks!” Where do the speech marks go?
Where Tom said, would you like a
Tom said, “Would you like a
sweet? I like playing football said
“I llike playing football,”
said Are you coming to my
birthday party Sarah asked.
“Are you coming to my
birthday party?” Sarah
asked. Correctly punctuate these sentences:
Correctly How are you asked Connor
I’m fine thanks said Jack did
you have a nice holiday yes
I did replied Connor Did you
Yes I went to meet David
Beckham wow Connor
shouted. “How are you?” asked Connor.
“I’m fine thanks,” said Jack “Diid
you have a nice holiday?”
“Yes I did,” replied Connor “Did
“Yes I went to meet David
“Wow!” Connor shouted. We need to remember:
To put speech marks around the
words being said.
2. To start each piece of speech
with a capital letter.
3. To punctuate the speech before
we close it.
4. To start a new line for each new
speaker. 1. ...
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- Fall '11