Punctuation pitfalls – direct speech

Last updated: 20/01/2022
Contributor: Teachit team
Punctuation pitfalls – direct speech
Main Subject
Category
Punctuation: Inverted commas
Resource type
Teaching ideas

A set of teaching tips and ideas for punctuating direct speech. Ideas include converting text messages to written dialogue, using a circle game to come up with alternatives to 'said', and changing where the reporting clause is placed within dialogue.

Suitable for KS2.

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