Lesson 379 – Mechanics – Punctuation – Quotation Marks

Always place commas and periods inside quotation marks. Example: One famous painting is “The Song of the Lark.”
Instructions: Use quotation marks where needed in these sentences.
1. I like the sea poem The Revenge.
2. I had hoped, said Bob, that you would be in the play.
3. I enjoyed the story The Milk Pitcher, the short story about baseball and a cow.
4. Yes, Captain Smith said, we can go sailing.
5. You never answer anything with the word yes.
–For answers scroll down.

Answers:
1. I like the sea poem “The Revenge.”
2. “I had hoped,” said Bob, “that you would be in the play.”
3. I enjoyed the story “The Milk Pitcher,” the short story about baseball and a cow.
4. “Yes,” Captain Smith said, “we can go sailing.”
5. You never answer anything with the word “yes.”

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from Daily Grammar Lessons Blog http://dailygrammarlessons.blogspot.com/2016/03/lesson-379-mechanics-punctuation.html

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