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What's Your Approach
– Determine whether each sentence below contains direct or indirect
speech. Write direct or indirect on the line.
Peter and Dan
– Read the passage. Underline the speaker's words. Then, rewrite
the passage, using direct speech.
Too Much? –
If the sentence is uses direct speech, write a D on the line. If it
uses indirect speech, write an I on the line.
Be The Director
– The comic strip below uses speech bubbles to show direct speech.
Rewrite the comic strip on the lines below, using indirect speech.
Direct Speech – Read the script. On the lines, rewrite the script
as a paragraph, using indirect speech.
Words – Indirect speech is when a speaker's words are reported
by someone else, and the words are not quoted.
Walk in the Park – Read the script. Rewrite it in paragraph
form using direct and indirect speech. Follow the directions in parentheses.
Re-writes – John said his train would arrive at noon and maybe
Indirect Speech – Read the cartoon. Then describe what is happening.
Use indirect speech in your paragraph to tell the reader what Abe
and Lauren say.
Said That? – Underline what the speaker says in each sentence.
Then rewrite each sentence using direct speech.
Speech – You are asked to activate your knowledge of speech
Me About the Party – Will told us all about the party. He said
there were about ten people there. I asked him about Robert, and confirmed
that Robert was in attendance.