Quotation Marks

  • Grade: Grade 4
    Activity type: Printable

Quotation Marks

Course
English
Grade
Grade 4
Section
Grammar
Outcome
Quotation marks
Activity Type
Printable
Activity ID
33207

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  • Year 4
    • Language
      • Text structure and organisation

        • ACELA1492 – Recognise how quotation marks are used in texts to signal dialogue, titles and reported speech

  • Y3 – Year 3
    • Y3.W – Writing
      • They draw on knowledge and skills that include:

        • Y3.W.7 – Using both simple and compound sentences that vary in their beginnings and lengths (and in the simple conjunctions used) and that are usually grammatically correct

  • Y4 – Year 4
    • Y4.W – Writing
      • They draw on knowledge and skills that include:

        • Y4.W.2 – Using vocabulary (in particular, nouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs) that clearly conveys ideas, experiences, or information

        • Y4.W.5 – Using written language features (such as similes and onomatopoeia) and visual language features (such as illustrations and diagrams) to support meaning

        • Y4.W.8 – Using capital letters, full stops, question marks, and exclamation marks correctly and using speech marks, commas for lists, and apostrophes for contractions correctly most of the time.

        • Y4.W.3 – Encoding (spelling) by:

          • Y4.W.3.b – Using their visual memory to help them spell personal vocabulary and high-frequency words correctly (the high-frequency words include most words from essential lists 1-4 and many from essential lists 5-71)

  • Y5&6 – Year 5 and 6
    • Y5&6.R – Reading
      • They draw on knowledge and skills that include:

        • Y5&6.R.4 – Recognising basic grammatical constructions and understanding how these affect meaning

    • Y5&6 – Writing
      • They draw on knowledge and skills that include:

        • Y5&6.W.8 – Using basic punctuation that is mostly correct (e.g., when punctuating dialogue)

This activity is not included in United Kingdom – National Curriculum.

You can go to an overview of all the curricula here.

  • 3 – Grade 3
    • L.3 – Language
      • Literacy

        • L.3.6 – Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate conversational, general academic, and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal spatial and temporal relationships (e.g., After dinner that night we went looking for them).

        • L.3.5 – Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships and nuances in word meanings.

          • L.3.5.b – Identify real-life connections between words and their use (e.g., describe people who are friendly or helpful).

      • Literacy

        • L.3.2 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

          • L.3.2.a – Capitalize appropriate words in titles.

          • L.3.2.c – Use commas and quotation marks in dialogue.

          • L.3.2.e – Use conventional spelling for high-frequency and other studied words and for adding suffixes to base words (e.g., sitting, smiled, cries, happiness).

          • L.3.2.f – Use spelling patterns and generalizations (e.g., word families, position-based spellings, syllable patterns, ending rules, meaningful word parts) in writing words.

      • Literacy

        • L.3.3 – Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.

          • L.3.3.b – Recognize and observe differences between the conventions of spoken and written standard English.

  • 4 – Grade 4
    • L.4 – Language
      • Literacy

        • L.4.2 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

          • L.4.2.b – Use commas and quotation marks to mark direct speech and quotations from a text.

          • L.4.2.d – Spell grade-appropriate words correctly, consulting references as needed.

      • Literacy

        • L.4.3 – Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.

  • 5 – Grade 5
    • L.5 – Language
      • Literacy

        • L.5.2 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

          • L.5.2.c – Use a comma to set off the words yes and no (e.g., Yes, thank you), to set off a tag question from the rest of the sentence (e.g., It’s true, isn’t it?), and to indicate direct address (e.g., Is that you, Steve?).

          • L.5.2.d – Use underlining, quotation marks, or italics to indicate titles of works.