Punctuation - Quotation Marks

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Punctuation - Quotation Marks

  1. 1. PUNCTUATION <br />Quotation Marks<br />
  2. 2. “Quotation Marks”<br />Bookends for quotations<br />Rule 1<br />Most punctuation marks go inside the quotation marks. <br />Periods, Commas, Question Mark, Exclamation Point<br />
  3. 3. “Quotation Marks”<br />“I think I am going to be sick.”<br />Period is inside the quotation mark<br />“I shouldn’t have eaten those strawberries,” thought Jonathan. <br />Comma is inside the quotation mark<br />“Who goes there?” said the sentry.<br />Question mark is inside the quotation mark<br />“We’re losing speed!” screamed the captain.<br />Exclamation Point is inside the quotation mark<br />
  4. 4. “Quotation Marks”<br />Rule 2<br />Some punctuation marks go on the outside of the quotation marks: Colon, Semi-Colon<br />There are two reasons why he loves the book, “Animal Farm”: It has great battle scenes and cool protagonists. <br />Colon goes outside the quotation mark<br />
  5. 5. “Quotation Marks”<br />My favorite movie is “Saving Private Ryan”; he watched it twice a week. <br />Semi-Colon goes outside the quotation mark <br />

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