Why is it so difficult to teach students how to include direct quotations in their work? It's such an important writing skill, but it's one that often confuses my kids.
To prepare for their standardized writing test, I created the "SOQ" acronym to help my students remember the three parts of a direct quotation: the source, students' own words, and the quotation itself.
This download includes an explanation handout, a practice handout, and a classroom mini-poster to print and display.
I hope you enjoy using this free resource in your classroom!