Choose the correct use of quotation marks and commas in direct quotations. SPI 0501.1.6
Links verified on 1/15/2012
- Al Capone Does My Shirts - on page three of this PDF document you will find an exercise using this skill.
- Commas in Quotations - Read the directions and take the online quiz
- Comma Practice - Select sentence with correctly used commas
- The Gallery Of "Misused" Quotation Marks
- Power Proofreading - Choose 5th grade then select Mindy's Minute Mysteries! or any one of the mixed practice exercises.
- Proofreading Makes Perfect - Correct these sentences by typing in correct grammar.
- Quiz on Using Quotation Marks - from the Guide to Grammar and Writing, sponsored by the Capital Community College Foundation, Hartford, CT
- Quotation Marks - lesson plan using comics in the newspaper
- Quotation Marks - using quotation marks to indicate the exact words of your source
- Quotation Marks - In the United States, periods and commas go inside quotation marks regardless of logic.
- Quotation Marks - Place commas and periods inside, not outside, quotation marks. Place all other punctuation outside quotation marks unless it was contained in the original source.
- Quotation Marks and Colons - quiz
- Quotation marks and commas - Online Quiz
- Quotation Marks Practice - select correct punctuation within a dialog.
- Quotation Marks vs. Italics - handout for students [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
- Single Quotation Marks - Use single quotation marks for a quotation or title using quotation marks inside another quotation or title which uses quotation marks.
- Worksheet - fifteen sentences to edit [quotation marks]
- Worksheet from Georgia Southern University - three passages to edit [quotation marks]
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