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1.Punctuating DirectSpeechLearning Objective:To understand how to punctuatedirect speech.
2. Direct speech is the words that peopleactually say.My legreally hurts!
3.Turning Speech Bubblesto Text.My leg Imagine that thewords are sheep. The sheep have tobe kept in a pen.mylegreallyhurts!reallyhurts
4.Turning Speech Bubblesto Text.My leg If there is no capitalletter on the firstword then the sheepcan escape!mylegreallyhurts!reallyhurts
5.Turning Speech Bubblesto Text.My leg If there is nopunctuation mark onthe last word thenthe sheep canescapeMylegreallyhurts!reallyhurts
6.Turning Speech Bubblesto Text.My legNow the sheep aresafe and won’tescape!Mylegreallyhurts!reallyhurts!
7.Independent WorkToes:Turn speech bubbles into written direct speech, using the correctpunctuation. Knees: with Mrs RogersTo turn speech bubbles into written speech making sure that a new line isstarted every time that there is a new speaker in the conversation. Shoulders:To turn speech bubbles into written direct speech, and then write theirown sentences using the speech they have written. Heads:To turn speech bubbles into correctly punctuated direct written speechand include an adverb to describe how the speech was spoken. Inconversation form to ensure practice of ‘new speaker, new line’. All: with Mrs Taylor – to stick photos onto newspaper reports duringthe lesson. Mrs Taylor will call you when she is ready.
8.New Speaker, New Line Now you know how to punctuate speechthere is one more thing you need toremember. Every time a new person startsspeaking you will need a new sheeppen on a new line.
9.New Speaker, New LineLet’s havea look then.MyLet’sleghavereallylookMy legreallyhurts!cried the boy loudly.hurts!then,soothed Mum.
10.Speech PunctuationChecklist Speech marks at the beginning of the wordsthat are spoken. (66) Capital letter on the first word that was spoken. Punctuation mark after the last word that wasspoken. Close the speech marks (99). New line EVERY TIME there is a new personspeaking. NOW CHECK YOUR WRITING – DOES ITHAVE ALL THE ELEMENTS ABOVE?