Punctuating Dialogue - Grade 5

Stephanie Constantino
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Students will correctly punctuate dialogue.

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Question 1

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When writing dialogue, you must create a new line each time someone new starts speaking.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 2

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When punctuating dialogue, punctuation (like commas, periods, etc.) MUST go inside the quotation marks.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 3

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Every piece of dialogue MUST end with a period.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 4

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Which sentence is punctuated correctly?
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  • "What's wrong with," asked Macy, "spending a little money on a birthday present?"
  • "What's wrong with," asked Macy, "spending a little money on a birthday present"?
  • "What's wrong with," asked Macy, "spending a little money on a birthday present."
  • "What's wrong with," asked Macy "spending a little money on a birthday present?"

Question 5

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Which sentence is punctuated correctly?
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  • "Let's head home," said Mom. "I'll make dinner when we get there."
  • "Let's head home," said Mom, "I'll make dinner when we get there."
  • "Let's head home" said Mom. "I'll make dinner when we get there."
  • "Let's head home," said Mom "I'll make dinner when we get there."

Question 6

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Retype the sentence with the correct punctuation: I'm bored said Megan [blank_start]"I'm bored," said Megan.[blank_end]
Answer
  • "I'm bored," said Megan.

Question 7

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Retype the sentence with correct punctuation: Patrick said I'm on my way [blank_start]Patrick said, "I'm on my way."[blank_end]
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  • Patrick said, "I'm on my way."

Question 8

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Retype the sentence with the correct punctuation: Let's all said Sam head to school [blank_start]"Let's all," said Sam, "head to school."[blank_end]
Answer
  • "Let's all," said Sam, "head to school."

Question 9

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Retype the sentence with correct punctuation: I'm sorry said AJ I really am [blank_start]"I'm sorry," said AJ. "I really am."[blank_end]
Answer
  • "I'm sorry," said AJ. "I really am."

Question 10

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Retype the sentence with correct punctuation: Why not said Tom it's okay [blank_start]"Why not?" said Tom. "It's okay."[blank_end]
Answer
  • "Why not?" said Tom. "It's okay."
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