Direct speech: Varying punctuation and dialogue tags

In this lesson, we will learn how to vary our punctuation marks in direct speech. We will also develop our understanding of how we can vary our dialogue tags for effect.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Which sentence is punctuated correctly?

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Q2.Which sentence is punctuated correctly?

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Q3.Which sentence is punctuated correctly?

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Q4.Which sentence contains indirect speech?

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Q5.Indirect speech contains the exact words used by the character/speaker.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which sentence is punctuated correctly?

1/5

Q2.Which sentence is punctuated correctly?

2/5

Q3.Which sentence is punctuated correctly?

3/5

Q4.Which sentence contains indirect speech?

4/5

Q5.Indirect speech contains the exact words used by the character/speaker.

5/5

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Varying punctuation and dialogue tags

Exit Quiz

Q1.Which of the following is NOT a dialogue tag?

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Q2.If the dialogue tag is positioned at the start of a sentence, you should give your pronoun a capital letter.

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Q3.If the dialogue tag is positioned at the end of a sentence, you should give your pronoun a capital letter.

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Q4.Which of the following sentences has been punctuated correctly?

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Q5.Which of the following sentences has been punctuated correctly?

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Q6.Which of the following dialogue tags best conveys the character's anger?

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Varying punctuation and dialogue tags

Exit Quiz

Q1.Which of the following is NOT a dialogue tag?

1/6

Q2.If the dialogue tag is positioned at the start of a sentence, you should give your pronoun a capital letter.

2/6

Q3.If the dialogue tag is positioned at the end of a sentence, you should give your pronoun a capital letter.

3/6

Q4.Which of the following sentences has been punctuated correctly?

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Q5.Which of the following sentences has been punctuated correctly?

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Q6.Which of the following dialogue tags best conveys the character's anger?

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Lesson summary: Direct speech: Varying punctuation and dialogue tags

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