English grammar

Module 12:

Review Punctuation: Quotation Marks

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English grammar
English grammar

Quoting Someone's Exact Words

Directions:
Insert quotation marks in each of the following sentences by clicking the spaces before and after the appropriate words. If the sentence is punctuated correctly, click "correct as is."
1.
" Let's " go " out " there " and " play " a " great " game! " urged " the " team's " coach. " (correct as is)
2.
" I " want " to " make " sure, " repeated " the " tour " guide, " that " everyone " can " hear " me. " (correct as is)
3.
" The " sales " person " explained " that " the " more " expensive " television " had " many " exciting " new " features. " (correct as is)
4.
" Staci " asked " Ashley, " Is " that " your " cell " phone " ringing? " (correct as is)

Quotation Marks with Dialogue

Directions:
Insert quotation marks in each of the following sentences by clicking the spaces before and after the appropriate words.
5.
" The " admiral " shouted, " I " have " not " yet " begun " to " fight! "
6.
" The " unit " test " will " be " this " Friday, " Mr. " Kincaid " announced. "
7.
" The " unit " test, " Mr. " Kincaid " announced, " will " be " this " Friday. "
8.
" Was " that " my " last " dollar? " he " moaned. "
Directions:
Insert quotation marks in each of the following sentences by clicking the spaces before and after the appropriate words.
9.
" We " aren't " leaving " yet, " explained " Enrique, " because " Mom " said,' If' we' leave' later,' we'll' have' less' traffic' and' get' there' faster.' "
10.
" My " uncle " Samuel " has " always " been " called " Sammy. "
11.
" I'm " so " excited " that " the " doctor " finally " said, " Jerry, " you " are " no " longer " contagious "! "
12.
" Did " the " salesman " really " just " yell " at " us, " Get " out! " We're " closed! "? "

Quotation Marks vs. Italics

Directions:
Insert quotation marks in each of the following sentences by clicking the spaces before and after the appropriate words. Click each word you would like to italicize.
13.
" In " our " English " literature " class " we " read " Macbeth. "
14.
" I " can " quote " the " first " stanza " of " the " poem " Hiawatha. "
15.
" If " you " love " historical " novels, " read " Victor Hugo's " Les " Miserables. "
16.
" Lord Cardigan " was " the " cavalry " officer " in " Tennyson's " poem " The " Charge " of " the " Light " Brigade. "
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