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September 24, 2015
Write Dialogue With the Correct Punctuation Marks

Does your child know where to place quotation marks when writing dialogue? This National Punctuation Day, you can practice together by writing out a conversation between two characters and punctuating it correctly. Make sure that any ending punctuation, such as a question mark or exclamation point, is kept inside the quotation marks, like this: "When are we leaving?" As an extension activity, have your child write a story that includes several different conversations between the characters.


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