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Halloween Dialogue - Using Quotation Marks in Direct Quotes

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Your students will love writing dialogue with these fun Halloween riddles! You can use them to introduce or practice punctuating and capitalizing dialogue.

Kids read a riddle then write the response as a quoted sentence. For example:
What did the little ghost say when he ran out of candy? (Boo hoo!)
The little ghost said, "Boo hoo!"

What’s Included:
• Two versions: color and blackline
• Poster with rules for writing dialogue and an example
• Nine illustrated Halloween riddles
• Spaces to write dialogue with dialogue tags at the beginning and end for each riddle
• Answers

It's fun practice for placement of quotation marks and commas in quoted text!

Looking for more Halloween fun? Try these!
Halloween Possessive Nouns
Halloween Writing: How to Carve a Pumpkin
Halloween Writing: The Best Dressed Witch
Pumpkin Measurement Centers

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Brenda Kovich

Halloween Clip Art was created by Victoria Shearham from Lucky Learners.

Common Core State Standards Addressed:
Grade 3 – L.3.2.C, W.3.3.B
Grade 4 – L.4.2.B, W.4.3.B
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Teaching Duration
1 hour
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