Punctuating direct speech

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Punctuating direct speech

  1. 1. PunctuatingDir ect SpeechLearning Objective:To understand how to punctuatedirect speech.
  2. 2.  Direct speech is the words that people actually say. My leg really hurts!
  3. 3. Turning SpeechBubbles to Text. My leg really  Imagine that the hurts! words are sheep.  The sheep have to be kept in a pen. my leg really hurts
  4. 4. Turning SpeechBubbles to Text. My leg really  If there is no capital hurts! letter on the first word then the sheep can escape! my leg really hurts
  5. 5. Turning SpeechBubbles to Text. My leg really  If there is no hurts! punctuation mark on the last word then the sheep can escape hurts My leg really
  6. 6. Turning SpeechBubbles to Text. My leg really Now the sheep are hurts! safe and won’t escape! My leg really ! hurts
  7. 7. Independent Work Toes:Turn speech bubbles into written direct speech, using the correct punctuation. Knees: with Mrs RogersTo turn speech bubbles into written speech making sure that a new line is started every time that there is a new speaker in the conversation. Shoulders:To turn speech bubbles into written direct speech, and then write their own sentences using the speech they have written. Heads:To turn speech bubbles into correctly punctuated direct written speech and include an adverb to describe how the speech was spoken. In conversation form to ensure practice of ‘new speaker, new line’. All: with Mrs Taylor – to stick photos onto newspaper reports during the lesson. Mrs Taylor will call you when she is ready.
  8. 8. New Speaker, NewLine Now you know how to punctuate speech there is one more thing you need to remember. Every time a new person starts speaking you will need a new sheep pen on a new line.
  9. 9. New Speaker, NewLine My leg really hurts! Let’s have a look then. My leg really hurts! cried the boy loudly. Let’s have look then, soothed Mum.
  10. 10. Speech PunctuationChecklist Speech marks at the beginning of the words that are spoken. (66) Capital letter on the first word that was spoken. Punctuation mark after the last word that was spoken. Close the speech marks (99). New line EVERY TIME there is a new person speaking. NOW CHECK YOUR WRITING – DOES IT HAVE ALL THE ELEMENTS ABOVE?

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