teaching resource

Dealing With Direct Speech - Worksheet

  • Updated

    Updated:  08 Jul 2024

Use this worksheet when teaching students the rules for punctuating direct speech using double quotation marks.

  • Editable

    Editable:  Google Slides

  • Non-Editable

    Non-Editable:  PDF

  • Pages

    Pages:  1 Page

  • Curriculum
  • Years

    Years:  4 - 6

teaching resource

Dealing With Direct Speech - Worksheet

  • Updated

    Updated:  08 Jul 2024

Use this worksheet when teaching students the rules for punctuating direct speech using double quotation marks.

  • Editable

    Editable:  Google Slides

  • Non-Editable

    Non-Editable:  PDF

  • Pages

    Pages:  1 Page

  • Curriculum
  • Years

    Years:  4 - 6

Use this worksheet when teaching students the rules for punctuating direct speech using double quotation marks.

Looking for Resources to Teach Students How to Punctuate Direct Speech?

You’re in the right place! The Teach Starter team has been hard at work creating new printable and editable teaching resources to help you speed up your lesson planning and give your students the practise they truly need!

This printable worksheet is designed to help students practise their skills with punctuating direct speech in different types of sentences. This resource requires students to read a sentence and identify the errors made in writing the direct speech. Then, they will rewrite the sentence correctly using double quotation marks. 

Perfect for Independent Practise or Guided Instruction!

This resource can be used as independent practise after a lesson or together as a whole-class activity in the middle of a lesson. Simply project the worksheets on the dry erase board and work through the questions together.

Download and Print Your Quotation Marks Worksheet!

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This resource was created by Brittany Collins, a teacher and Teach Starter Collaborator.


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