Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Punctuating dialogue

1,131 views

Published on

  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Punctuating dialogue

  1. 1. Punctuating Dialogue 6th and 7th Grade Language
  2. 2.  The teacher said in this class there will be no talking, chewing, breathing, unnecessary eye movements, or tap dancing. The teacher said “in this class there will be no talking, chewing, breathing, unnecessary eye movements, or tap dancing.”Select the quoted words
  3. 3.  The teacher said “in this class there will be no talking, chewing, breathing, unnecessary eye movements, or tap dancing.” The teacher said “In this class there will be no talking, chewing, breathing, unnecessary eye movements, or tap dancing.”Capitalize the first word
  4. 4.  The teacher said “In this class there will be no talking, chewing, breathing, unnecessary eye movements, or tap dancing.” The teacher said, “In this class there will be no talking, chewing, breathing, unnecessary eye movements, or tap dancing.”Separate the quote
  5. 5.  “Where are you going?” John asked. “I can’t believe it’s already Friday!” Amy screamed. NEVER separate the quote with a period! “Hello.” announced Mr. Buckwalter.Separate the quote
  6. 6. ¶ The teacher said, “In this class there will be no talking, chewing, breathing, unnecessary eye movements, or tap dancing.” ¶ “Wow,” Andy replied, “you sound terrible.” ¶ “That, Mr. Winschel, just earned you a detention,” bellowed the teacher.New Paragraph when SpeakerChanges
  7. 7.  Wow Andy replied you sound terrible. “Wow” Andy replied “you sound terrible.” “Wow,” Andy replied, “you sound terrible.” Inside the Inside the quotation marks quotation marksWhere it gets tricky

×