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Punctuating Dialogue (2)

Tag After the Dialogue

Here is another way to punctuate dialogue:

"Let's go inside," he said.


Note the following points:

  • "Let's go inside!" he exclaimed.
  • "Should we go inside?" she asked.


"Let's go inside," said he.


Instructions for the Quiz

Write five sentences. Start each sentence on a new line.

Sample Answer:

"The water is cold," Joe said.

"I left my homework at home," Sandra explained.

"It's too late," said the gardener.

"My finger hurts!" the boy exlaimed.

"Are you serious?" she asked.