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Quotation Marks

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Adrian Rios

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Transcript of Quotation Marks

Quotation Marks
Scenario 1
Scenario 2
A comma is used if the second half of the sentence half of the sentence to separate the quote and the person who is saying it.
Importance
This convention is important becuase that way it will let this reader know when a person is speaking and will know how to write it. It is also important because that way a person would know how to write certain titles.
Definition
A quotation mark is a type of punctuation mark that is placed at the beginning and end of a sentence to show dialogue taking place.
Objective
By: Adrian Rios & Anthony Gonzalez
Period: 3

Students will be able to correctly insert quotation marks to sentences. They will know when it is appropriate to use quotation marks in titles of text.
Standard
10.1.1
-Identify and correctly use clauses, phrases, mechanics of punctuation.
When a person is speaking, start the sentence off with the quotation marks and a capital letter. Then at the end of the punctuation mark, put the ending quotation mark.
Example
"You misunderstood me," said the man.

"Do you understand?" he said.

"Well!" said the man.
Example
The man said, "you misunderstood me."
Scenario 3
When a quote splits into two, start the first part with a capital letter and finish it off with a comma. The second part starts with a lower case.
* Both end in quotation marks.
" He likes to talk about football," she said, "especially when the super bowl is coming up."
Example
Scenario 4
Used for short published pieces of work like songs, short stories, essays, short poems, and one-act plays.
Example
" A Perfect Day For Banana Fish" in the short story collection in Nine Stories.
Scenario 5
Use for titles of chapters, articles in newspapers, magazines, and episodes of television and radio series.
Example
"Moonshine" in The New York Times.
Independent Practice
Add the quotations in the following sentences where needed.
Sam asked when are we coming back.
Starry Night, by Van Gogh, is a beautiful painting.
Mary is trying hard in school this semester her father said
Excuse me he said do you have the time?
My favorite color is blue said the boy.
No the taxi driver said curtly, I cannot get you to the airport in fifteen minutes
Here is the hammer you asked for said Richard
The car sighed Dad needs to be taken to the mechanic
Exit Slip
Independent Practice Answers
Sam asked
, " W
hen are we coming back.
"

Starry Night
”,
by Van Gogh, is a beautiful painting.
"
Mary is trying hard in school this semester
,"
her father said
.

Excuse me
,”
he said,

Do you have the

time?

"
My favorite color is blue
,"
said the boy.
"
No
,"
the taxi driver said curtly,
"
I cannot get you to the airport in fifteen minutes
."
"
Here is the hammer you asked for
,"
said Richard
.
"
The car
,"
sighed Dad
, "
needs to be taken to the mechanic
."
Exit Slip Answers
Resources/Work Cited
"Quotation Marks Practice Exercises." Education.com. N.p., 2006-2013. Web. 8 Dec. 2013. <http://www.education.com/study-help/article/quotation-marks_answer/>.
Englishforeveryone.org. N.p., n.d. Web. 8 Dec. 2013. <http://www.englishforeveryone.org/PDFs/Quotation%20Marks%20-%20practice%20quiz.pdf>.
Solovitch, Syma. Www.lacitycollege.edu. The University of California, Davis, School/University Partnerships Program, 2005-2006. Web. 8 Dec. 2013. <http://www.lacitycollege.edu/services/cra/Writing_Conventions_Student_Workbook.pdf>.
Add the quotations in the following sentences where needed.
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