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Choose the correct use of quotation marks, commas (i.e., in direct quotations, with explanatory material within the quote, proper use with end marks) and colons (i.e., in business letters, preceding a list of items). SPI 0601.1.6


Links verified on 5/19/2014


  1. Business letter - Find the mistakes and rewrite the letter.
  2. Business Letter Exercise - Correct the following letter. Fill in the boxes to identify the parts of a business letter. Correct all spelling and grammar errors.
  3. Quiz on Using Quotation Marks - from the Guide to Grammar and Writing, sponsored by the Capital Community College Foundation, Hartford, CT This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  4. Quotation Mark Abuse - a page of examples posted at Flickr
  5. Quotation Marks and Colons - [designed for grade 5] quiz This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding This resource includes voice instructions for students
  6. Quotation Marks - a rundown of the general rules of when and where to use quotation marks [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.]
  7. 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.
  8. Quotation Marks - Exercise 1 - Revise the following sentences by adding quotation marks and / or other punctuation, including end punctuation, where needed. When you are finished, click the "Check My Work" button at the bottom of the page.
  9. Quotation Marks - Exercise 2 - Revise the following sentences by adding quotation marks and / or other punctuation, including end punctuation, where needed. When you are finished, click the "Check My Work" button at the bottom of the page.
  10. Quotation Marks - Exercise 3 - Revise the following sentences by adding quotation marks and / or other punctuation, including end punctuation, where needed. When you are finished, click the "Check My Work" button at the bottom of the page.
  11. Quotation Marks Exercise -
  12. Quotation Marks Practice Exercises - Properly insert quotation marks, commas, and endmarks into these sentences. You may check your answers using the key.
  13. Quotation Marks Quiz - In the following paragraph, insert commas, quotation marks, colons, and dashes wherever you think they belong.
  14. Quotation Marks Quiz - Take this quiz to find out if you understand when and when not to use quotation marks.
  15. Quotation Mark Rules and Practice - Add quotations and other punctuation as needed. Some sentences are correct without additions.
  16. The Gallery Of "Misused" Quotation Marks - quotation marks turn up in the strangest of places
  17. Single Quotation Marks - Use single quotation marks for a quotation or title using quotation marks inside another quotation or title which uses quotation marks.
  18. Single Quotation Marks vs Double Quotation Marks - thanks to Grammar Girl for this extensive explanation
  19. Worksheet - fifteen sentences to edit [quotation marks] [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.] This link includes something for the teacher to print
  20. Using Colons Effectively - Click on "The sentence, please!" and a sentence will appear in the top text-area. Usually, the sentence can be improved with the addition of a colon. Sometimes, though, the sentence will contain a colon which needs to be removed or placed elsewhere. A bit of rewriting might be necessary.
  21. Using Colons with Lists - Examples of how to use colons with lists.


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