Commas
Quotation Marks
Is this right?
100

True or false:

Commas separate the dialogue from the dialogue tag

True

100

Do we put quotation marks around the dialogue tag?

No, just the dialoge

100

What is missing from this sentence?

"I can't wait for summer" said Penelope.

A comma

"I can't wait for summer," said Penelope.

200

Finish this:

When the tag is at the beginning

The comma that is ____ is winning

Outside

200

True or false:

We only put quotation marks around the words that someone is saying

true

200

What is wrong with this dialogue:

Jack said, "the basketball game is tonight."

Capital t for The

300

Finish this:

When the tag comes at the ____

the comma must be let in

end

300

Is this written correctly?

"I can't wait for my birthday, said Ms. V."

No

"I can't wait for birthday," said Ms. V.

300

Fix this dialogue:

I love going to the beach, said Le'ana.

"I love going to the beach," said Le'ana.

400

Where does the comma go?

My mom said "Don't forget your coat."

Outside the quotations:

My mom said, "Don't forget your coat."

400

Add quotation marks to this dialogue:

I need a new pencil, said the student.

"I need a new pencil," said the student

400

Fix this dialogue:

Marianne said "i had a good weekend."

Marianne said, "I had a good weekend."

comma and capital I

500

Where does the comma go?

"I am so hungry" the boy said.

The inside of the quotations:

"I am so hungry," the boy said.

500

Put quotation marks around this dialogue:

The teacher said, You can have this pink pencil, but make sure to give it back.

The teacher said, "You can have this pink pencil, but make sure to give it back."

500

Fix this dialogue:

"I need some hand sanitizer", the teacher said.

"I need some hand sanitizer," the teacher said.

Comma comes before the quotation mark when the tag is at the end.

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