Punctuating Dialogue Practice I was walking through the mall one day when I met a group of my friends. Hey, what are you doing here? I asked. I thought.

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<p>Punctuating Dialogue Practice</p> <p>Print and give each student one copy of the rules. (2 per slide)1Punctuating Dialogue Practice I was walking through the mall one day when I met a group of my friends. Hey, what are you doing here? I asked. I thought you guys had to stay after school today. No, we got out of that detention, said Mary. Mrs. Jones decided we really didnt deserve it. Sue said, Are you here to shop or browse? A little bit of both, I replied, because I need to find a birthday card for my cousin, but I really want to check out the sales. And the boys! everyone laughed. How many different speakers are there? </p> <p>Who says, Hey, what are you doing here?</p> <p>Who says, No, we got out of that detention?</p> <p>Who says, Mrs. Jones decided we really didnt deserve it? </p> <p>Who says, And the boys!? Answer these questionson your own paper!Directions: Read the paragraph in the green box. You should see some major errors. Make a mental note of the errors, and answer questions 1-5.What should the paragraph look like when properly punctuated?I was walking through the mall one day when I met a group of my friends. Hey, what are you doing here? I asked. I thought you guys had to stay after school today. </p> <p>No, we got out of that detention, said Mary. Mrs. Jones decided we really didnt deserve it. </p> <p>Sue said, Are you here to shop or browse? </p> <p>A little bit of both, I replied, because I need to find a birthday card for my cousin, but I really want to check out the sales. </p> <p>And the boys! everyone laughed. Correct the sentences by rewriting them using the guidelines for dialogue in writing.1. peggy said i have two cats do you have any pets </p> <p>2. i have two dogs three fish and seven snails said joe </p> <p>3. i have two cats said peggy do you have any pets </p> <p>4. im not sure said sue if i know how to do this test This is how the sentences should be written:1. Peggy said, I have two cats. Do you have any pets? </p> <p>2. I have two dogs, three fish and seven snails, said Joe. </p> <p>3. I have two cats, said Peggy. Do you have any pets? </p> <p>4. Im not sure, said Sue, if I know how to do this test.Correct these sentences using the guidelines you have in your notes. 1. has he brought any papers home asked mother </p> <p>2. he shook the tree so hard said semaj that the apples fell to the ground </p> <p>3. were going to write an editorial today said mr harrisThis is how your sentences should be corrected.1. Has he brought any papers home? asked Mother. </p> <p>2. He shook the tree so hard, said Semaj, that the apples fell to the ground. </p> <p>3. Were going to write an editorial today, said Mr. Harris. Correct these sentences on your paper.1. get out of here she said before i call the police </p> <p>2. dad said lets go to wild adventures if it doesnt rain </p> <p>3. ive never been to california remarked jamonte maybe my family will go this summer Do your corrections reflect the sentences below?1. Get out of here, she said, before I call the police. (or!) </p> <p>2. Dad said, Lets go to Wild Adventures if it doesnt rain. </p> <p>3. Ive never been to California, remarked Jamonte. Maybe my family will go this summer. </p>

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