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Using Quotation Marks

Around Titles of Short Works

Name:___________________________

Use quotation marks around the titles of poems, songs, short stories, newspaper articles, and chapters in books.

Example: My uncle took out his book of fairy tales and read The Box of Robbers by L. Frank Baum. In each sentence, decide whether quotation marks have been used correctly. If the sentence is correct as is, write Correct as is. If not, rewrite the sentence so that it uses quotation marks correctly. 1. My favorite Christmas carol is Silent Night.

2. The poem he chose to read was Ode to a Grecian Urn.

3. The title of the seventh chapter is Tough Luck.

4. Have Funds, Will Travel was the most useful article in the newspaper.

5. Michael Jacksons song Thriller was a hit in the 1980s.

6. Earthquake Terror is a story in our reading textbook.

7. King Midas and the Golden Touch is one of the myths in our textbook.

8. The Beatles Cant Buy Me Love hit the top of the song charts when it came out.

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Using Quotation Marks


Around Titles of Short Works

Key Name:___________________________

Use quotation marks around the titles of poems, songs, short stories, newspaper articles, and chapters in books.

Example: My uncle took out his book of fairy tales and read The Box of Robbers by L. Frank Baum. In each sentence, decide whether quotation marks have been used correctly. If the sentence is correct as is, write Correct as is. If not, rewrite the sentence so that it uses quotation marks correctly. 1. My favorite Christmas carol is Silent Night. My favorite Christmas carol is Silent Night. 2. The poem he chose to read was Ode to a Grecian Urn. Correct as is. 3. The title of the seventh chapter is Tough Luck. The title of the seventh chapter is Tough Luck. 4. Have Funds, Will Travel was the most useful article in the newspaper. Correct as is. 5. Michael Jacksons song Thriller was a hit in the 1980s. Michael Jacksons son Thriller was a hit in the 1980s. 6. Earthquake Terror is a story in our reading textbook. Earthquake Terror is a story in our reading textbook. 7. King Midas and the Golden Touch is one of the myths in our textbook. King Midas and the Golden Touch is one of the myths in our textbook. 8. The Beatles Cant Buy Me Love hit the top of the song charts when it came out. The Beatles Cant Buy Me Love hit the top of the song charts when it came out.

Copyright 2011 K12Reader - http://www.k12reader.com