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Inside or Outside? A Minilesson on Quotation Marks and More

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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
Lesson Author

Traci Gardner

Traci Gardner

Blacksburg, Virginia


National Council of Teachers of English


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

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