Formatting Dialogue


Punctuating Dialogue (4)

Two Sentences Together

When the speaker says two sentences (or more), put the end quote at the end of the last sentence.

Luke said, "It's too late. We should go home."

Here are some more examples:

Doug said, "The dragon is dead. The magic is gone."

Misty said, "I'm hungry. Let's order a pizza."

Sherman said, "It's raining. I'm going to get my umbrella."

He said, "The aliens are ugly. They stink, too."

She said, "I don't care. I still love him."

Instructions for the Quiz

  1. Login to the quiz.
  2. In the text box, write five lines of direct speech.
    • Each line should start with a tag.
    • The speaker should say at least two sentences.