This comprehensive unit plan supports students when exploring the use of quotation marks
This unit plan comes complete with a presentation, worksheets, posters and assessment task. The unit provides many opportunities for students to experiment with quotation marks.
Investigate how quoted (direct) and reported (indirect) speech are used
Understand that punctuation signals dialogue through quotation marks and that dialogue follows conventions for the use of capital letters, commas and boundary punctuation
Recognise how quotation marks are used in texts to signal dialogue, titles and quoted (direct) speech
Uses effective and accurate sentence structure, grammatical features, punctuation conventions and vocabulary relevant to the type of text when responding to and composing texts
Identifies and compares different kinds of texts when reading and viewing and shows an understanding of purpose, audience and subject matter
Reads and comprehends texts for wide purposes using knowledge of text structures and language, and by monitoring comprehension