Direct and Indirect Speech Worksheets To Print:
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.
Writing Direct Speech – Read the script. On the lines, rewrite the script as a paragraph, using indirect speech.
Speaker's 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.