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Inside or Outside? A Minilesson on Quotation Marks and More
|Grades||6 – 8|
|Lesson Plan Type||Minilesson|
|Estimated Time||50 minutes|
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
- General rules on quotation marks and enclosing punctuation from your students' writing textbook or a similar resource
- Student-selected pieces of their own writing
- Overhead or computer-projected example of narrative for class demonstration
- Before this lesson, students will have written a text of some sort that includes dialogue. You might use the lesson plan A Picture's Worth a Thousand Words: From Images to Detailed Narrative.
- Arrange for students to have their textbooks on hand, or provide the conventions on an overhead or on the board. Alternatively, you could use the online sheet, Quotation Marks, from the Purdue OWL.