Ideal for use in Year 3 when this objective is first introduced.
- ‘Using Inverted Commas’ activity sheet with a range of activities to allow children to add inverted commas, write direct speech with inverted commas and mark sentences. Answers included.
- ‘Using Inverted Commas’ passage, a short paragraph with direct speech for children to add inverted commas. Ideal as a short activity or a grammar session. Answers included.
- ‘Using Inverted Commas’ comic strip. A fun activity for children to turn a comic strip with speech bubbles into a short story, writing direct speech with inverted commas. Two versions available – comic strip with complete speech bubbles, blank speech bubbles for children to create their own version.
National Curriculum Links
Year 3 statutory content to be introduced – Introduction to inverted commas to punctuate direct speech
Year 3 and 4 – using and punctuating direct speech