Focuses for writing this week
Explanation in my own words.
Where do speech marks go
|before and after the talking part|
How to put in other punctuation
|they go before the last speech mark, like on the inside like this "ahh!"|
When to start a new line or when to keep writing
|if its one person - you keep writing.|
if its two or more people - you put each reply on a new line.
Different words for ‘said’
Asked, replied, responded, yelled, screamed, shouted, mumbled, said, muttered, gasped, panting, chuckled, thought, told, uttered, continued, whispered
Responded politely, asked politely, screamed angrily,
“Who can I pick on?” asked Miss Ashley.
“Me” replied Timote.
“How was your day?” asked Hope.
“Great, thank you” replied Miss Ashley.
“How was your weekend” asked Dwyane.
“It was good” responded Havea.
If more than one person is talking, you put the reply underneath.
Mary was a beautiful girl who was wearing her long black hair in two plaits. She asked her mum, “can I go to the pools today?”.
“Why do you want to go” mum replied.
“It’s hot and I want to cool off”.
If it’s only one person, you keep going.
Little red riding hood walked along the dirt path and thought to herself “I’m getting hungry”. She had walked a looooonng way but the thought of warm apple pie when she got to grandma’s house kept her going.
MY GROUP’S EXAMPLE.