“Quotation marks are used to show someone’s exact words,” explained the teacher.

“ Put quotation marks before the first word of the person’s exact words and after the punctuation mark at the end of the person’s last word,” she ranted. She called,“ Place a comma after the word that lets you know the person is saying something!”

“Capitalize the first word of the person’s exact words,” she continued.

babbled announced declared mumbled echoed cried called blurted suggested yelled replied roared informed urged stated cheered commented wondered gasped informed insisted shouted sputtered squeaked shrieked gulped whined boomed

Can you think of others? Write them on the back.

“Can you write a sentence using quotation marks?” asked the teacher.

What did you say?

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